Sinners, turn, while God is near

Sinners, turn, while God is near

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 16 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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Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d634
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #356Page Scan
Jubilant Voices #d159
Manual of Devotion: or religious exercises for the morning and evening of each day of the month, for the use of schools and private families #58Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #347aPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #347aPage Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d699
The American Hymn and Tune Book, Newly Revised and Especially Adapted to Vestry Use #d123
The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #375Page Scan
The Chapel Hymn Book #d327
The Chorister, and School Harmonist, 1st ed. #d103
The Heart and Voice: or, Songs of Praise for the Sanctuary: hymn and tune book, designed for congregational singing in the Methodist Episcopal Church, and for congregations generally #311bPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #318Page Scan
The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #473Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for the use in the family circle and Sabbath school #473Page Scan
The Tribute of Praise: a collection of hymns and tunes for public and social worship, and for use in the family circle #473Page Scan
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