I stand tonight, beside the cross

I stand tonight, beside the cross

Author: Ernest G. W. Wesley
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Ernest G. W. Wesley

Ernest G. W. Wesley was born and educated in England. At the age of seventeen he started writing for local newspapers. When he was twenty-two he worked as special correspondent for The New York Times in Buenos Aries. While he was in Buenos Aries he became licensed to preach in the Methodist Episcopal Church. He came to the United States in the early 1870's and continued writing and contributing to religious and secular papers. He wrote between five and six hundred hymns and nearly two thousand articles on religious and theological topics. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I stand tonight, beside the cross
Author: Ernest G. W. Wesley
Refrain First Line: I know not why he loves me

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Instances

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Good News Hymns #d21
Good News Hymns #d43
The Soul Winner. Rev. #d40
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