John Wesley 28 June 1703 - 2 March 1791

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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."

Comments (2)

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.
He did not write 'O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing' His brother Charles Wesly wrote it.