Wesley, Charles

Aldersgate – what changed for the Wesleys?

Wesley (and Wesley-related) hymns and links to “the Wesley story”     see details / comment

Categories: Aldersgate Sunday, Articles, Luther, Martin (auth), Murray, Shirley Erena, People of faith, Pratt, Andrew, Special Sundays and weeks, Wesley, Charles, Wesley, John, Wesleys - anniversary hymns, Worship Resources

More than dragons – singing for St George

Exploring hymns that speak of England’s patron saint     see details / comment

Categories: Articles, Bankhead, Dave (auth), Bankhead, Dave (comp), Bell, John L. (auth), Bell, John L. (comp), Commitment/Dedication, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, Justice and Peace, Keble, John, Keyes. Aaron (auth), Keyes. Aaron (comp), Luther, Martin (auth), Maule, Graham, Monsell, J.S.B., Sparrow-Simpson, W.J., The Passion and the Cross, Wesley, Charles, Willis, Love Maria, Words and music, Worship Resources 3 Comments

Five hymns for Aldersgate

Explore the Wesleys in their own words and those of others     see details / comment

Categories: Aldersgate Sunday, Articles, Luther, Martin (auth), Meet the hymn writers, Murray, Shirley Erena, Pratt, Andrew, Special Sundays and weeks, Wesley, Charles, Wesley, John, Wesleys - anniversary hymns, Worship Resources

A charge to keep I have (StF 658)

A charge to keep I have     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86 Short Metre, Calling and Commissioning, Cambridge (Harrison), Harrison, Ralph, Wesley, Charles, Wesley, Samuel Sebastian

All praise to our redeeming Lord (StF 608)

All praise to our redeeming Lord,
who joins us by his grace     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Human Life and Relationships, Lucius, Wesley, Charles

All you that seek the Lord who died (StF 294)

All you that seek the Lord who died     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Harrison, Ralph, Jesus Risen and Ascended, Warrington, Wesley, Charles

And are we yet alive (StF 456)

And are we yet alive,
and see each other’s face?     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86. Short Metre and Alleluias, Church Anniversary, Falcon Street, Gathering, New Year: Watchnight, Our Journey with God, Smith, Isaac, Wesley, Charles

And can it be that I should gain (StF 345)

And can it be that I should gain?     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88. extended, Abingdon, Campbell, Thomas, Christ the Saviour, Conversion and New Life, Guitar chords available, Sagina, Wesley, Charles, Wesleys - anniversary hymns

Author of faith, eternal Word (StF 457)

Author of faith, eternal Word     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Intercession and Petition, Mainzer, Mainzer, Joseph, Our Journey with God, Wesley, Charles

Author of life divine (StF 572i)

Author of life divine,
who has a table spread     see details / comment

Categories: 66.66.88. (see 66.66.44.44.), Holy Communion, Sacrista, Turner, Guy, Wesley, Charles

Author of life divine (StF 572ii)

Author of life divine,
who has a table spread     see details / comment

Categories: 66.66.88. (see 66.66.44.44.), Holy Communion, Shirland, Wesley, Charles, Wood, Paul (comp), Wright, Paul Leddington

Away with our fears! (StF 458)

Away with our fears!     see details / comment

Categories: 56.9.66.9., Jones, Ivor H. (comp), Muff Field, Our Journey with God, Wesley, Charles, Wesleys - anniversary hymns

Because you have said (StF 574)

Because you have said:
‘Do this for my sake’     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.11.11. (see 55.55.65.65.), Germany, Holy Communion, Nicholson, Sydney Hugo, Paderborn, Wesley, Charles

Behold the servant of the Lord! (StF 546)

Behold the servant of the Lord!     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Commitment/Dedication, Mozart, Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus, Wesley, Charles

Being of beings, God of love (StF 490)

Being of beings, God of love     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Greatorex, Thomas, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Intercession and Petition, Tottenham, Wesley, Charles

Captain of Israel’s host, and Guide (StF 459)

Captain of Israel’s host, and Guide     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., David, John Winter, Guitar chords available, Marienlyst, Our Journey with God, Wesley, Charles

Christ the Lord is risen today; Alleluia! (StF 298)

Christ the Lord is risen today; Alleluia!     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77. and Alleluias, Clarke, Martin V., Easter, Easter Hymn, Jesus Risen and Ascended, Monk, William Henry, Praise, Wesley, Charles

Christ, from whom all blessings flow (StF 676)

Christ, from whom all blessings flow,
perfecting the saints below     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77., Knecht, Justin Heinrich, Life and Unity in the Church, Ravenna, Vienna, Wesley, Charles

Christ, whose glory fills the skies (StF 134)

Christ, whose glory fills the skies     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77.77. (7.7.7.D.), Heathlands, Morning and Evening, Smart, Henry Thomas, Wesley, Charles

Come, and let us sweetly join (StF 646)

Come, and let us sweetly join
Christ to praise in hymns divine     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77.D., Holy Communion, Leach, Morrison, Nicola, Reconciliation and Healing, Wesley, Charles, Wesleys - anniversary hymns

Come, divine interpreter (StF 154)

Come, divine interpreter     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77.77. (7.7.7.D.), Madrid, Spain, The Holy Scriptures, Wesley, Charles

Come, Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire (StF 155i)

Come, Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, St Columba (Erin), The Holy Scriptures, Wesley, Charles

Come, Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire (StF 155ii)

Come, Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Haweis, Thomas, Richmond, The Holy Scriptures, Webbe, Samuel, the younger,, Wesley, Charles

Come, Holy Ghost, your influence shed (StF 579)

Come, Holy Ghost, your influence shed,
and realise the sign     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Billing, Holy Communion, Terry, Richard Runciman, Wesley, Charles

Come, let us anew our journey pursue (StF 460)

Come, let us anew our journey pursue     see details / comment

Categories: 55.5.11., Bridge, John Frederick, Derby, Our Journey with God, Wesley, Charles, Wesley, John 2 Comments

Come, let us join our friends above (StF 744)

Come, let us join our friends above     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86.D. Double Common Metre, All Saints, Croft, William, St Matthew, The Communion of Saints, Wesley, Charles

Come, let us use the grace divine (StF 549)

Come, let us use the grace divine     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Covenant, Dundee, Wesley, Charles

Come, O everlasting Spirit (StF 375)

Come, O everlasting Spirit     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. (Trochaic), Bridge, John Frederick, Italy, Sicilian Mariners, The Gift of the Holy Spirit, Wesley, Charles

Come, O thou Traveller unknown (StF 461i)

Come, O thou Traveller unknown     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Our Journey with God, Wesley, Charles, Wesley, Samuel Sebastian, Wrestling Jacob

Come, O thou Traveller unknown (StF 461ii)

Come, O thou Traveller unknown     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Morrison, Nicola, Our Journey with God, Poole, Wesley, Charles

Come, sinners, to the gospel feast (StF 401)

Come, sinners, to the gospel feast     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Eucharistic, Fulda, Gardiner, William, Holy Communion, Mission and Evangelism, Wesley, Charles

Come, thou long-expected Jesus (StF 169i)

Come, thou long-expected Jesus     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. (Trochaic), Advent, Stuttgart, Wesley, Charles, Witt, Christian Friedrich

Come, thou long-expected Jesus (StF 169ii)

Come, thou long-expected Jesus     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87. (Trochaic), Advent, Cross of Jesus, Stainer, John, Wesley, Charles

Father of everlasting grace (StF 378)

Father of everlasting grace     see details / comment

Categories: 88.8.D., Praise and Thanksgiving, Reay, Samuel, Stamford, The Adoration of God, The Gift of the Holy Spirit, Wesley, Charles

Father, in whom we live (StF 5)

Father, in whom we live     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86.D. Double Short Metre, Guitar chords available, Nature and Mystery of God, Praise, St Mary, Thanksgiving, The Trinity, Wesley, Charles, Wright, Paul Leddington

Father, whose everlasting love (StF 320)

Father, whose everlasting love     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Melcombe, Monk, William Henry, Prophet, Priest and King, Webbe, Samuel, the elder, Wesley, Charles

Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go (StF 550)

Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Gibbons, Orlando, Song 34, Wesley, Charles, Wilson, John

Give me the faith which can remove (StF 661)

Give me the faith which can remove
and sink the mountain to a plain     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Calling and Commissioning, Mount Sion, Pleyel, Ignacz J., Wesley, Charles

Glory be to God on high (StF 199)

Glory be to God on high     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.77.76., Amsterdam, Christmas, Wesley, Charles, Wesley, John

God of all power, and truth, and grace (StF 498i)

God of all power, and truth, and grace     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Gladstone, William Henry, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Guitar chords available, Ombersley, Wesley, Charles 1 Comment

God of all power, and truth, and grace (StF 498ii)

God of all power, and truth, and grace     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Antwerp, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Smallwood, William, Wesley, Charles

Great is our redeeming Lord (StF 683)

Great is our redeeming Lord     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.77.76., Arnold, William, Josiah, Life and Unity in the Church, Wesley, Charles

Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia! (StF 300)

Hail the day that sees him rise, Alleluia!     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77. and Alleluias, Easter, Jesus Risen and Ascended, Llanfair, Praise, Wales, Wesley, Charles, Williams, Robert

Hail! Holy, holy, holy Lord! (StF 9)

Hail! Holy, holy, holy Lord!     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Dunfermline, Guitar chords available, Nature and Mystery of God, Praise, Scottish Psalter, The Trinity, Wesley, Charles

Happy are they who find the grace (StF 500)

Happy are they who find the grace     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Antwerp, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Smallwood, William, Wesley, Charles

Hark! The herald-angels sing (StF 202)

Hark! The herald-angels sing     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77.D., Christmas, Cummings, William Hayman, Mendelssohn, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Felix, Wesley, Charles, Willcocks, David

I know that my Redeemer lives (StF 502)

I know that my Redeemer lives,
and ever prays for me     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Norton, Christopher, Seddon, Wesley, Charles

Jesus – the name high over all (StF 357)

Jesus – the name high over all     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre extended, Christ the Saviour, Lydia, Phillips, Thomas, Wesley, Charles

Jesus comes with all his grace (StF 326)

Jesus comes with all his grace     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77. and Alleluias, France, Orientis Partibus, Prophet, Priest and King, Vaughan Williams, Ralph, Wesley, Charles

Jesus, lover of my soul (StF 355i)

Jesus, lover of my soul     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77.D., Aberystwyth, Christ the Saviour, Parry, Joseph, Wesley, Charles

Jesus, lover of my soul (StF 355ii)

Jesus, lover of my soul     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77.D., Christ the Saviour, Dykes, John Bacchus, Hollingside, Wesley, Charles

Jesus, the First and Last (StF 329)

Jesus, the First and Last     see details / comment

Categories: 66.66.66., Hail to the Lord, Prophet, Priest and King, Wesley, Charles, Williamson, Malcolm, Wright, Paul Leddington

Jesus, we thus obey (StF 590)

Jesus, we thus obey
your last and kindest word     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86 Short Metre, Bach, Johann Sebastian, Gathering, Gildas, Holy Communion, Wesley, Charles

Let earth and heaven combine (StF 208)

Let earth and heaven combine     see details / comment

Categories: 66.66.44.44. (see 66.66.88.), Christmas, Havergal, William Henry, St John (Adoration), Wesley, Charles

Let earth and heaven agree (StF 358)

Let earth and heaven agree     see details / comment

Categories: 66.66.88. (see 66.66.44.44.), Christ the Saviour, Millennium, Wesley, Charles

Let him to whom we now belong (StF 557)

Let him to whom we now belong     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Byzantium, Church Anniversary, Commitment/Dedication, Covenant, Jackson, Thomas, Wesley, Charles

Lo, he comes with clouds descending (StF 177)

Lo, he comes with clouds descending     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.47. (extended), Advent, Helmsley, Wesley, Charles

Lord, in the strength of grace (StF 448)

Lord, in the strength of grace     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86 Short Metre, Conversion and New Life, Crotch, William, St Michael, Wesley, Charles

Love divine, all loves excelling (StF 503)

Love divine, all loves excelling     see details / comment

Categories: 87.87.D. (Trochaic), Blaenwern, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Rowlands, William Penfro, Wales, Wesley, Charles, Wright, Paul Leddington

Meet and right it is to sing (StF 32)

Meet and right it is to sing     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.77.76., Amsterdam, Gathering in God's Presence, Guitar chords available, The Adoration of God, Wesley, Charles, Wesley, John

My God! I know, I feel thee mine (StF 390)

My God! I know, I feel thee mine     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Evans, David J. (comp), Growth in Grace and Holiness, Stanley, Samuel, The Gift of the Holy Spirit, Warwick, Wesley, Charles

My God, I am thine (StF 80)

My God, I am thine     see details / comment

Categories: 5.5.11.D., Harwich, Milgrove, Benjamin, Praise and Thanksgiving, Wesley, Charles

My heart is full of Christ, and longs (StF 506)

My heart is full of Christ, and longs
its glorious matter to declare!     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Growth in Grace and Holiness, Howgate, John, Wesley, Charles, Worsley

O for a heart to praise my God (StF 507)

O for a heart to praise my God     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Abridge, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Smith, Isaac, Wesley, Charles

O for a thousand tongues to sing (StF 364i)

O for a thousand tongues to sing     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre extended, Christ the Saviour, Confession, Lydia, Phillips, Thomas, Praise, Wesley, Charles

O for a thousand tongues to sing (StF 364ii)

O for a thousand tongues to sing     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre extended, Christ the Saviour, Confession, Jarman, Thomas, Lyngham, Praise, Wesley, Charles

O Love divine, what have you done! (StF 278)

O Love divine, what have you done!     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Bishop, John, Leicester (Bedford), The Passion and the Cross, Wesley, Charles

O thou who camest from above (StF 564i)

O thou who camest from above     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Hereford, Wesley, Charles, Wesley, Samuel Sebastian

O thou who camest from above (StF 564ii)

O thou who camest from above     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Commitment/Dedication, Stanley, Samuel, Wesley, Charles, Wilton

O thou who this mysterious bread (StF 597)

O thou who this mysterious bread
did in Emmaus break     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, American Folk, Holy Communion, Land of Rest, Wesley, Charles, Wilson, John

Open, Lord, my inward ear (StF 450i)

Open, Lord, my inward ear     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.77.76., Arnold, Samuel, Conversion and New Life, Leamington, Wesley, Charles

Open, Lord, my inward ear (StF 450ii)

Open, Lord, my inward ear     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.77.76., Conversion and New Life, Effingham, Howarth, Ian, Wesley, Charles

Praise the Lord who reigns above (StF 85)

Praise the Lord who reigns
above and keeps his court below     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.77.76., Flanders, Praise and Thanksgiving, Swann, Donald, Wesley, Charles

Pray, without ceasing, pray (StF 528)

Pray, without ceasing, pray     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86.D. Double Short Metre, From strength to strength, Intercession and Petition, Naylor, Edward Woodall, Wesley, Charles

Rejoice, the Lord is King! (StF 335)

Rejoice the Lord is King!     see details / comment

Categories: 66.66.88. (see 66.66.44.44.), Gopsal, Handel, George Frederick, Prophet, Priest and King, Wesley, Charles, Wilson, John

See how great a flame aspires (StF 412)

See how great a flame aspires     see details / comment

Categories: 77.77.D., Elvey, George Job, Guitar chords available, Mission and Evangelism, St George’s Windsor, Wesley, Charles

Sing to the great Jehovah’s praise (StF 127)

Sing to the great Jehovah’s praise     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. extended, Church Anniversary, New Year: Watchnight, Northrop, Northrop, Abraham, Times and Seasons, Wesley, Charles 2 Comments

Soldiers of Christ, arise (StF 637)

Soldiers of Christ, arise,
and put your armour on     see details / comment

Categories: 66.86.D. Double Short Metre, Conflict, Suffering and Doubt, From strength to strength, Naylor, Edward Woodall, Wesley, Charles

Son of God, if your free grace (StF 336)

Son of God, if your free grace     see details / comment

Categories: 76.76.78.76., Gersau, Prophet, Priest and King, Wesley, Charles, White, L. M.

Stupendous height of heavenly love (StF 512)

Stupendous height of heavenly love     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Dura, Gauntlett, Henry John, Growth in Grace and Holiness, Wesley, Charles

Thou God of truth and love (StF 620)

Thou God of truth and love,
we seek thy perfect way     see details / comment

Categories: Dykes, John Bacchus, Human Life and Relationships, Marriage, St Godric, Wesley, Charles

Thou hidden source of calm repose (StF 366i)

Thou hidden source of calm repose     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Christ the Saviour, Colchester (Wesley), Wesley, Charles, Wesley, Samuel Sebastian

Thou hidden source of calm repose (StF 366ii)

Thou hidden source of calm repose     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Barnby, Joseph, Christ the Saviour, St Chrysostom, Wesley, Charles

Victim divine, thy grace we claim (StF 600)

Victim divine, thy grace we claim     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Credo, Holy Communion, Stainer, John, The Passion and the Cross, Wesley, Charles

We pray until the hour (StF 741)

We pray until the hour,
that awesome hour unknown     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88. Long Metre, Bell, John L. (auth), Calabria, Death, Judgement, Eternal Life, Wallwork, Norman, Wesley, Charles

What shall I do my God to love, my loving God to praise? (StF 436i)

What shall I do my God to love,
my loving God to praise?     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Abridge, Repentance and Forgiveness, Smith, Isaac, Wesley, Charles

What shall I do my God to love, my loving God to praise? (StF 436ii)

What shall I do my God to love,
my loving God to praise?     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Grosvenor, Symeon, Jerusalem, Repentance and Forgiveness, Wesley, Charles 2 Comments

What shall I do my God to love, my Saviour (StF 516)

What shall I do my God to love,
my Saviour, and the world’s, to praise?     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Growth in Grace and Holiness, Hémy, Henri Friedrich, Stella, Thiman, Eric, Wesley, Charles

Where shall my wondering soul begin? (StF 454ii)

Where shall my wondering soul begin?     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Akeroyde, S., Conversion and New Life, Crucifixion, Wesley, Charles, Wesleys - anniversary hymns

Where shall my wondering soul begin? (StF 454i)

Where shall my wondering soul begin?     see details / comment

Categories: 88.88.88., Carey, Henry, Conversion and New Life, Surrey, Wesley, Charles, Wesleys - anniversary hymns

Ye servants of God (StF 340)

Ye servants of God, your Master proclaim     see details / comment

Categories: 10.10.10.10.(10.10.10.10.), Guitar chords available, Laudate Dominum (Parry), Parry, Charles Hubert Hastings, Prophet, Priest and King, Wesley, Charles

Your ceaseless, unexhausted love (StF 438)

Your ceaseless, unexhausted love
unmerited and free     see details / comment

Categories: 86.86. Common Metre, Collignon, Charles, Repentance and Forgiveness, University, Wesley, Charles