Jesus, my Lord, I cry to thee

Jesus, my Lord, I cry to thee

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 19 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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Jesus, my Lord, I cry to Thee. C. Wesley. [For Sanctification.] This cento is from his Short Hymns on Select Passages of Holy Scriptures, 1762, as follows:—
Stanzas i., ii., Short Hymns, &c, vol. ii., No. 299, on St. John ix. 25.
Stanzas iii., iv., Short Hymns, &c, vol. i., No. 341, on Deut. xxxii. 39.
Stanzas v., vi., Short Hymns, &c, vol. i., No. 1004, on Isaiah xxvii. 3.
In this form it appeared in the Wesleyan Hymn Book 1780, No. 397, and has passed into several collections (Orig. text, Poetical Works, 1868-72, vols. ix. and xiii.).

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d279
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d176
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d291
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #348Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #348Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d258
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #409Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #379Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #348Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #405Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Designed as a Supplement to the Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 3rd ed. #d120
Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d247
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d240
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #521Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #19bPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #19bPage Scan
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d371
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 #149cPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #467Page Scan



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