Charles Wesley wrote hymns for Easter, but none specifically for Lent. Among his more than 6,000 hymns however, are many that lift up themes appropriate for Lent and Easter.
These devotions use hymns of Charles Wesley to help us reflect on the grace of God offers to us through the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The invitation is to all: “Come, Sinners, to the Gospel Feast”
Charles Wesley’s “Come, Sinners, to the Gospel Feast” invites everyone to new life in Christ, to communion, and to welcome others.
Forgiveness for me?: “And Can It Be that I Should Gain?”
Charles Wesley’s “And Can It Be that I Should Gain?” teaches that Jesus' death and resurrection are expressions of God's amazing love for us.
Lost in love: “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling”
The hymn “Love Divine, All Loves Excelling” is Charles Wesley’s prayer for God to fill us with love more and more each day.
Risen today!: “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today”
United Methodists sing, “Raise your joys and triumphs high!” as we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection. The final word is life, eternal life with God.