The people that in darkness lay, The confines of eternal night

The people that in darkness lay, The confines of eternal night

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 10 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: The people that in darkness lay, The confines of eternal night
Author: Charles Wesley

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d560

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #493

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Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #495

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Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #495

Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d760

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Methodist Hymn-Book #373

Songs of Pilgrimage, a Hymnal for the Churches of Christ, Part I #d237

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Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #222

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