Rejoice in Jesus' birth

Rejoice in Jesus' birth

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: WATCHMAN (Leach)
Published in 34 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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Author: Charles Wesley

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns Suited to the Various Occasions of Public Worship #d267

A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d210

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for ... Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d281

A Selection of Psalms and Hymns for the Use of the Diocese of Nova Scotia. 3rd ed. #d284

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #192

Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d404

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #122

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d654

The Church Hymn Book #d798

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The Lyrica: a collection of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, adapted to general use #82

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The Sanctuary Hymnal, published by Order of the General Conference of the United Brethren in Christ #127

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #383

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #151

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