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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First Line: Sinners, turn, while God is near
Author: Charles Wesley

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Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d634

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Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #356

Jubilant Voices #d159

The American Hymn and Tune Book #d699

The American Hymn and Tune Book, Newly Revised and Especially Adapted to Vestry Use #d123

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The Baptist Psalmody: a selection of hymns for the worship of God #375

The Chapel Hymn Book #d327

The Chorister, and School Harmonist, 1st ed. #d103

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The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #318

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The Tribute of praise and Methodist Protestant Hymn Book. #473

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