Was ever grief like thine

Was ever grief like thine

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 7 hymnals

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Was ever grief like Thine,
Jesus, Thou man of woe!
The visage and the form divine,
Why were they mangled so?
That man through Thee restored
God’s image might regain,
And by the sorrows of his Lord,
In joy eternal reign.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #11142

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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The Cyber Hymnal #11142
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