The Surrender

How oft have I the Spirit grieved

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: GERALD (Spohr)
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: How oft have I the Spirit grieved
Title: The Surrender
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 12 of 12)
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A Collection of Hymns for the use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in America #422

Free Methodist Hymnal #d237

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #422

Hymns of Faith and Life #257

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New Hymn and Tune book #49e

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New Hymn and Tune Book #49e

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d291

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The Heart and Voice #147b

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #340

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The New Song #63a

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The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #231

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Winnowed Hymns #99a

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