Charles Wesley: Titles of Some of His Familiar Hymns

Charles Wesley Charles Wesley (1707-1788) was an English hymn writer, poet, and preacher who wrote over 5,500 hymns including the following familiar ones:
A Charge to Keep I Have (music: Lowell Mason)
And Can It Be That I Should Gain? (music: Thomas Campbell)
Christ the Lord Is Risen Today (music: From Lyra Davidica)
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus (music: Rowland H. Prichard)
Depth of Mercy (music: William B. Bradbury)
Hark! the Herald Angels Sing (music: Felix Mendelssohn)
Jesus, Lover of My Soul (music: Simeon B. Marsh)
Love Divine (music: John Zundel)
O for a Thousand Tongues (music: Carl G. Gläser)
Rejoice, the Lord is King! (music: John Darwall)
Soldiers of Christ, Arose (music: George J. Elvey)
Ye Servants of God, Your Master Proclaim (music: J. Michael Haydn)

Compiled by Stephen Ross for WholesomeWords.org. 2014.



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