How blest is our brother, bereft

How blest is our brother, bereft

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: JOSEPH (33215)
Published in 49 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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A Collection of Hymns and Sacred Songs. 19th ed. #d187
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #966Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns Suited to the Various Occasions of Public Worship #d132
A Collection of Psalms and Hymns: suited to the various occasions of public worship and private devotion #213Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs Suited to the Various Occasions of Public Worship. 2nd ed. #d140
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: suited to the various occasions of public worship and private devotion of the church of Christ: with an appendix of German hymns #213Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: suited to the various occasions of public worship and private devotion, of the church of Christ (6th ed.) #213Page Scan
A Collection of Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs: with the music of Mason's Sacred Harp and Missouri Harmony adapted #630Page Scan
A Compilation of Genuine Church Music. 4th ed. #d118
A New Selection of Hymns; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations, as a supplement to Dr. Watts' Psalms and Hymns #216(215)Page Scan
A New Selection of Nearly Eight Hundred Evangelical Hymns, from More than 200 Authors in England, Scotland, Ireland, & America, including a great number of originals, alphabetically arranged #255Page Scan
A New Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the best authors; designed for the use of conference meetings, private circles, and congregations (21st ed. with an appendix) #504Page Scan
A New Selection of Seven Hundred Evangelical Hymns ... intended as a Supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and Tunes #255Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns #d125
A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #353Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns: including a few originals, designed to aid the friends of Zion in their private and social worship #199Page Scan
A Selection of Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, from the Most Approved Authors ... of the Church of Christ #d127
Christian Psalmody, in Four Parts; containing Dr. Watt's Psalms Abridged; Dr. Watt's Hymns Abridged; Select Hymns from Other Authors; and Select Harmony: together with directions... (2nd. ed.) #SH230Page Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d291
Die kleine Perlen-Samlung : oder Auswahl Geistreicher Lieder, Mehrstenthiels, von manuscripten genommen, zum Dienst, Gebrauch und Auferbauung... (1. Aufl.) #A3Page Scan
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #413Page Scan
Harmonia Sacra, being a Compilation of Church Music. 10th ed #d128
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #626Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #626Page Scan
Hymns for Family Worship with Prayers for Every Day in the Week, Selected from Various Authors #146Page Scan
Hymns for Family Worship, with Prayers for Every Day in the Week (2nd ed.) #147Page Scan
Hymns for the Church on Earth: being three hundred and sixty-six hymns and spiritual songs. (For the most part of modern date.) (New Ed.) #30Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the Brethren in Christ #d183
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #1087Page Scan
Hymns: selected and original, for public and private worship (30th ed.) #940Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #365aPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #365aPage Scan
Prayers for the Use of Families with a Selection of Hymns #d56
Psalms and Hymns, for the Use of the German Reformed Church, in the United States of America. (2nd ed.) #465Page Scan
Select Hymns: the third part of Christian Psalmody; with directions for musical expression (Stereotype ed.) #230Page Scan
Spiritual Songs for a Month. 1st Am. from the 6th Eng. ed. #d16
Spiritual Songs, Being One Hyndred Hymns Not to be Found in the Hymn Books Commonly Used. New Am. from the Enl. English ed. #d21
The American Vocalist: a selection of tunes, anthems, sentences, and hymns, old and new: designed for the church, the vestry, or the parlor; adapted to every variety of metre in common use. (Rev. ed.) #152bPage Scan
The Baptist Hymn Book: original and selected: in two parts #B73Page Scan
The Ebenezer Selection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, with an appendix Consisting of Miscellaneous Pieces. 6th ed. #d211
The Harmonia Sacra. 14th ed. #d128
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 #339bPage Scan
The Primitive Baptist Hymnal: a choice collection of hymns and tunes of early and late composition #398Page Scan
The Providence Selection of Hymns, Supplementary to Dr. Watts. #d118
The Psalms, Hymns and Spiritual Songs of the Rev. Isaac Watts, D. D.: to which are added select hymns, from other authors; and directions for musical expression (New ed.) #D230Page Scan
The Social Harp. Rev. #d150
The Social Harp: Comprising the Richest Variety of Spiritual Songs ... #d124
Village Hymns #d220
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #569Page Scan



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