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Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley
Charles Wesley was born December 18th, 1708 in Epworth, Lincolnshire, England to Samuel and Susanna Wesley. The third son and youngest child of 18 children, Charles Wesley would one day become one of the most prolific and long remembered hymn writers of all time.

Jesus Lover of My Soul - Charles Wesley (Part 2)

Jesus Lover of My Soul - Charles Wesley (Part 2)
  From the historical archives at Melody Publications, we bring to you this account from the "Illustrated History of Hymns and Their Authors" publ...

Jesus Lover of My Soul - Charles Wesley (Part 1)

Jesus Lover of My Soul - Charles Wesley (Part 1)
From the archives at Melody Publications, we bring this touching account from an old hymn history book, part 1.   Charles Wesley’s hymn “Jesus, Lo...

Samuel W. Beazley

Samuel W. Beazley
  Native Virginian Samuel W. Beazley was a prolific song writer, composing or lyricizing more than four thousand songs and hymns over the course of...

We Rest On Thee- Edith Cherry

We Rest On Thee- Edith Cherry
"Edith Adeline Gilling Cherry was born February 9th, 1872 and lived a short but useful life for the Master. Struck with infantile paralysis at 18 months, and suffering strokes at the ages of 12 and 25..."

Living By Faith

Living By Faith

Matthew 6:34

Take therefore no though for the morrow for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

Glory, Glory

Glory, Glory
Carrie E. Breck (1855-1934) penned the lines for this beautiful song of the birth of Christ. "She could not carry a tune and had no natural sense ...

'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus

'Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus
Lyricist Louisa M. R. Stead was born in 1850 in Dover, England and immigrated to the United States as a young adult, living in Cincinnati, Ohio. ...

In the Hour of Trial

In the Hour of Trial
Lyricist James Montgomery was born November 4th, 1771 in Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland. Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs historical record recoun...

How Can I Keep from Singing?

How Can I Keep from Singing?
Robert Lowry wrote both words and music to the hymn “How Can I Keep From Singing.” Lowry was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 12th, 182...

Come, Ye Disconsolate

Come, Ye Disconsolate
 Lyricist Thomas Moore was an Irish Catholic, born in Dublin in 1779. Moore was a close friend to fellow poet Lord Byron and was known as the ‘Voic...

Send the Light

Send the Light
    Charles Hutchinson Gabriel was born August 18, 1856 in Wilton Iowa. His father led singing schools in their family home, which led to Charles ...