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 >
HENDON was composed by Henri A. Cesar Malan (b. Geneva, Switzerland, 1787; d. Vandoeuvres, Switzerland, 1864) and included in a series of his own hymn texts and tunes that he began to publish in France in 1823, and which ultimately became his great hymnal Chants de Sion (1841). HENDON is thought to…
Display Title: Let us join, 'tis as God commandsFirst Line: Let us join, 'tis as God commandsMeter: 7's M.Date: 1871Subject: Call to Social Worship | ; Social and Domestic Worship | ; Worship | social, call toSource: Meth. Coll.
Display Title: Let us join, 'tis God commandsFirst Line: Let us join, 'tis God commandsAuthor: C. WesleyMeter: 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7Date: 1882Subject: Social and Family Worship - Christian Fellowship and Prayer |
Display Title: Let us join – 'tis God commandsFirst Line: Let us join – 'tis God commandsTune Title: LOVE-FEASTAuthor: Charles Wesley, 1707-88Meter: 7 7.7 7. D.Date: 1933Subject: The Church | Christian Fellowship