|Short Name:||Frank Leroy Cross|
|Full Name:||Cross, Frank Leroy, 1904-|
|Death Year (est.):||2004|
Cross, Frank LeRoy. (Oklahoma, 1904- ). Evangelical United Brethren. Graduated from United Theological Seminary, Dayton. Pastor in Oklahoma, editor of Lorenz Publishing Co., Dayton. Winner of the Hymn Society of America contest for hymns based on the Bible, with "Go forth, strong word of God," issued at the time of the introduction of the Revised Standard Version. Has written other hymns for various denominations.
--Ellen Jane Lorenz, DNAH Archives
Frank Cross is a member of the faculty of Bonebrake Theological Seminary, an institution of the Evangelical United Brethren Church. He is a graduate of Oklahoma City University and had theological training at Bonebrake Seminary. He was the pastor of the First United Brethren Church in Oklahoma City from 1934 to 1946. He has written a number of hymns for the services of his own congregation, and some of these have been used elsewhere. This Bible hymn is the first to be published.
--Ten New Hymns on the Bible, 1952. Used by permission.
|Texts by Frank Leroy Cross (16)||As||Authority Languages||Instances|
|A little lamb has wandered||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|
|Blest is the home where Jesus lives||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|
|For God and country we shall live||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|
|Go forth, strong word of God;||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||English||6|
|God created earth in darkness||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|
|God made the earth and all things||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|
|Good news, good news is ringing||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|
|I took my lunch down by the sea||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|
|Lions won't hurt Daniel||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|
|Noah heard the day was coming||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|
|O God, thy hand the heavens made||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||Latin||6|
|Step by step, step by step, with my Master||Frank L. Cross (Author)||1|
|The church of God is dear||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|
|To thee whose rolling fields declare||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||4|
|We thank thee, Lord, for birthdays||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|
|What shall I ask of God today||Frank Leroy Cross (Author)||2|