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 >

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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."

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Camp Meeting Hymn Book #d79

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The Baptist Hymn Book #454

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The Baptist Psalmody #946

The Choice #H231

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The Choice #H231

The New and Improved Camp Meeting Hymn Book #d78

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The New and Improved Camp Meeting Hymn Book #116

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Vestry Harmonies #116b

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