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 >
Display Title: Pass a few swiftly fleeting yearsFirst Line: Pass a few swiftly fleeting yearsMeter: L. M.Date: 1835Subject: Life, Death and Futurity | Holiness and happiness of heavenSource: Wesley's Col.
Display Title: I am going the way of all the earthFirst Line: Pass a few swiftly fleeting yearsDate: 1874Subject: Jesus Christ | Exaltation and Intercession; Salvation Through Christ | ; The Sinner | Warning and Inviting; Development of the Christian Life | Consecration; Patience and Submission |