Jesus, Redeemer of mankind

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 >

Notes

Jesu, Redeemer of mankind. C. Wesley. [Lent Holiness desired.] Appeared in Hymns and Sacred Poems, 1742, p. 246, in 14 stanzas of 4 lines, and based upon Titus ii. 14, "He gave Himself for us that He might redeem us from all iniquity" (Poetical Works, 1868-72, vol. ii. p. 303). Six stanzas, beginning with stanza ix., were given in the Wesleyan Hymn Book, 1780, No. 394, as "What is our calling's glorious hope." This text has been repeated in several collections.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Tune

MAITLAND (Allen)

PRECIOUS LORD, the tune Thomas Dorsey used for his most beloved hymn, "Precious Lord, take my hand", is an adaptation of MAITLAND. Sometimes Dorsey is shown as the composer, sometimes as the arranger or adapter of Allen's composition. MAITLAND is often attributed to Allen, but the earliest known sou…

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A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d285
A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d113
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d427
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d428
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d426
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #370Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d180
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d297
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.) #128Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #128Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. (New and Rev. ed.) #391Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d345
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. New and Revised ed. #449Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #158Page 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) #128Page Scan
A Pocket hymn book, designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors #CXIXPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (9th ed.) #CXIXPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn-book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (18th ed.) #119Page Scan
A Pocket Hymn-Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors. (21st ed.) #CXIXPage Scan
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d243
A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book. 5th ed. #d152
A Selection of Hymns: including a few originals, designed to aid the friends of Zion in their private and social worship #115Page Scan
African Methodist Episcopal hymn and tune book: adapted to the doctrine and usages of the church. #157Page Scan
Free Methodist Hymnal #d315
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #305Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d252
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #305Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #265Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #265Page Scan
Hymnal Adapted to the Doctrines and Usages of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Revised Edition #157Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #374Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #374Page Scan
Hymns and Spiritual Songs, selected from Several Approved Authors, Recommended by the Baptist General Committee of Virginia #d88
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d244
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #342Page Scan
Hymns for Worship #d76
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d400
Methodist Hymn-Book #221Page Scan
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #111fPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #111fPage Scan
Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d136
The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d222
The African Methodist Episcopal Hymn and Tune Book: adapted to the doctrines and usages of the church (6th ed.) #157Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d499
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 #195cPage Scan
The Hymn Book of the Free Methodist Church #330Page Scan
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d138
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d141
The Methodist Pocket Hymn-book, revised and improved: designed as a constant companion for the pious, of all denominations (30th ed.) #CXVPage Scan
The Spiritual Songster. lst ed. #d62
The Virginia Selection of Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: from the most approved authors; adapted to the various occasions of public and social meetings (New Ed. Enl. and Imp.) #83Page Scan
The Wesleyan Methodist Hymnal #d280
Village Hymns #d281
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #53Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #53Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #53Page Scan
Virginia Selection of Psalms #d242



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