He Wondrously Saves Today

O for a thousand tongues to sing, He wondrously saves today

Author: Charles Wesley; Alterer: J. H. Alleman
Published in 2 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 >

Alterer: J. H. Alleman

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First Line: O for a thousand tongues to sing, He wondrously saves today
Title: He Wondrously Saves Today
Author: Charles Wesley
Alterer: J. H. Alleman
Refrain First Line: Sing glory to Jesus
Copyright: Public Domain

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