Jesus, the name to sinners dear

Jesus, the name to sinners dear

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 9 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: Jesus, the name to sinners dear
Author: Charles Wesley
Publication Date: 1749
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

Notes

An excerpt of the longer hymn, "Jesu, accept the grateful song," Hymns and Sacred Poems (1749), vol. 1, no. CXCIV, more frequently printed under the line "Jesus, the name high over all."

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 9 of 9)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Camp Meeting Hymn Book #d79
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #454Page Scan
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #946Page Scan
The Choice: in two parts. Part I containing psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs. Designed for public and private worship #H231
The Choice: in two parts; Part I, containing Psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs; designed for public and private worship (6th ed.) #H231Page Scan
The New and Improved Camp Meeting Hymn Book: Being a Choice Collection of Hymns. 4th ed. #d78
The New and Improved Camp Meeting Hymn Book: being a choice selection of hymns from the most approved authors. Designed to aid in the public and private devotions of Christians #116Page Scan
The New and Improved Camp Meeting Hymn Book; being a choice selection of hymns from the most approved authors designed to aid in the public and private devotion of Christians (4th ed. Stereotype) #116Page Scan
Vestry Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for all occasions of social worship #116bPage Scan



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