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Salvation by Singing: Jesus Lover of My Soul

Salvation by Singing: Jesus Lover of My Soul

As he paused a moment in his walk the sound of singing reached his ear; he opened the door and listened. It was the children’s nurse just putting her young charge to bed. Clear and distinct came the tone to Frank’s ear, –

“Jesus! Lover of my soul,
Let me to thy bosom fly,
While the raging billows roll,
While the tempest still is high.”

 

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...