Charles Wesley

December 1, 1707 - March 29, 1788


From Epworth, England
Served in London, England
Affiliation: Methodist

"Come, Desire of nations come, Fix in us Thy humble home; Oh, to all Thyself impart, Formed in each believing heart!"

Hymns include (of more than 6,000 he wrote): 

  • Arise my soul arise
  • And Can It Be That I Should Gain?
  • Christ the Lord Is Risen Today
  • Christ, Whose Glory Fills the Skies
  • Come, O Thou Traveler Unknown
  • Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus
  • Depth of Mercy, Can it Be
  • Father, I Stretch My Hands to Thee
  • Hail the Day that Sees Him Rise
  • Hark! the Herald Angels Sing
  • Jesus, Lover of My Soul
  • Jesus, The Name High Over All
  • Lo! He Comes with Clouds Descending
  • Love Divine, All Loves Excelling
  • O for a Heart to Praise My God
  • O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing
  • Rejoice, the Lord is King
  • Soldiers of Christ, Arise
  • Thou Hidden Source of Calm Repose
  • Ye Servants of God
Charles Wesley