Rest for my soul I long to find

Rest for my soul I long to find

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 6 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Rest for my soul I long to find
Author: Charles Wesley
Refrain First Line: I believe there's mercy for me, Lord

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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #251Page Scan
The Chapel Hymn Book #d311
The Chorus: or, a collection of choruses and hymns, selected and original, adapted especially to the class-room, and to meetings for prayer and Christian conference (7th ed., Imp. and Enl.) #31Page Scan
The Church Praise Book: a selection of hymns and tunes for Christian worship #644Page Scan
The Victory #d313
Worship in Song: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Service of the Sanctuary #495Page Scan



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