28 June 1703 - 2 March 1791
Hymn Xxiii: Extended On A Cursed Tree
Hymn V: Thy Faithfulness, Lord
Hymn Xxix: Come, Ye Weary Sinners, Come
Once in seven years I burn all my sermons; for it is a shame if I cannot write better sermons now than I did seven years ago.
John Wesley (1703-1791), British preacher, founder of Methodism. journal entry, Sept. 1, 1778. Reporting the words of "a good man."
01 Feb 2011 10:27
Peter Parker. Most of the hymns listed were written by Charles, not John. The hymn 'Behold the Saviour of Mankind' was written by their father Samuel Sr.
29 Sep 2007 02:43
He did not write 'O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing' His brother Charles Wesly wrote it.