Christian love

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: Love is the strongest tie
Title: Christian love
Author: Charles Wesley

Tune

SILVER STREET

Although this tune is widely attributed to Isaac Smith and was published in Smiths Collection of Psalm Tunes, London, ca. 1780, Smith does not claim to be the composer. The tune also appeared in other books of similar or earlier date. Southern Harmony, 1835 attributes the tune to J. Street. - From T…

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A Collection of Spiritual Hymns: adapted to the Various Kinds of Christian Worship, and especially designed for the use of the Brethren in Christ. 2nd ed. #739Page Scan
Christian Hymns: adapted to the worship of God our Saviour in public and private devotion, compiled from the most approved ancient and modern authors, for the Central Universalist Society... #278Page Scan
Christian Life Songs: for Sunday school, praise and prayer meeting, congregational singing, Christian Endeavor meetings, special meetings, choir & home #186Page Scan
Conference Hymns and Tunes #d64
Family Singing Book. Rev ed. with Supplement #d174
Hymns for Christian Worship #d51
Hymns for the Use of the Society of United Christian Friends Professing the Faith of Universal Salvation #d251
Melodies of Heaven #d80
Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship #d275
Songs for Social and Public Worship #529Page Scan
Songs of Devotion for Christian Assocations: a collection of psalms, hymns, spiritual songs, with music for chuch services, prayer and conference meetings, religious conventions, and family worship. #84Page Scan
Songs of Zion Enlarged: a manual of the best and most popular hymns and tunes, for social and private devotion #263Page Scan
Songs of Zion: a manual of the best and most popular hymns and tunes, for social and private devotion #151Page Scan
Sunday-School Hymns #149Page Scan
The Association Hymn Book #d75
The Choralist #d207
The Christian Melodist: a new collection of hymns for social religious worship #232Page Scan
The Christian Psalmist #d421
The Church Hymn Book #d596
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions (9th ed.) #343Page Scan
The New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies: compiled from approved authors, with variations and additions. Second Ed. #343Page Scan
The Polyphonic; or Juvenile Choralist; containing a great variety of music and hymns, both new & old, designed for schools and youth #75cPage Scan
The Sacred Lyre: a new collection of hymns and tunes, for social and family worship #286Page Scan
Universalist Hymn Book #d309
Vestry Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for all occasions of social worship #50aPage Scan
Year of Worship for Sunday Schools and Homes #142Page Scan
Young Men's Christian Association Hymn and Tune Book #58Page Scan
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