Jesus, the weary wanderer's rest

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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First Line: Jesus, the weary wanderer's rest
Author: Charles Wesley

Tune

HAMBURG

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) composed HAMBURG (named after the German city) in 1824. The tune was published in the 1825 edition of Mason's Handel and Haydn Society Collection of Church Music. Mason indicated that the tune was based on a chant in the first Gregorian tone. HAMBURG is a very simple tune with…

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A Liturgy for the New Church #d51
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A Pocket Hymn-book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (18th ed.) #252Page Scan
A Pocket Hymn-Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors. (21st ed.) #CCLIIPage Scan
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Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #838Page Scan
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Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #838Page Scan
Hymns for the use of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, by the Authority of the Ministerium of Pennsylvania #523Page Scan
Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d136
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The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d228
The Book of Worship: prepared for the use of the New Church, by order of the general convention (New York ed.) #42Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal, Hymns with Tunes for the Services of the Church #34Page Scan
The Latest Collection of Original and Select Hymns and Spiritual Songs #176Page Scan
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. 35th ed. #d141
The Methodist Pocket Hymn Book. Rev. #d144
The Methodist Pocket Hymn-book, revised and improved: designed as a constant companion for the pious, of all denominations (30th ed.) #CCIIIPage Scan
The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d285



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