Frederick W. Foster

Short Name: Frederick W. Foster
Full Name: Foster, Frederick William, 1760-1835
Birth Year: 1760
Death Year: 1835

Foster, Frederick William, second son. of William Foster, was born at Bradford, Aug. 1, 1760, and educated at Fulneck, near Leeds, and at Barby in Prussian Saxony. Entering the Moravian Ministry he held several appointments until 1818, when he was consecrated a Bishop of the Moravian Church. He died at Ockbrook, near Derby, April 12, 1835. He compiled the Moravian Hymn Book of 1801, the Supplement of 1808, and the revised edition of 1826. His translations from the German, and his original hymns appeared in that collection. Two of his original hymns are in the Irish Church Hymnal, 1873; (1) "Lord, Who didst sanctify" 1808 (Holiness desired); and (2) "With thanks before the Lord appear," 1826 (Praise of the Saviour). [George Arthur Crawford, M. A.]

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)


Texts by Frederick W. Foster (54)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
¡Ardan nuestros corazones adorando al SalvadorFrederick W. Foster (Tr. al inglés)Spanish1
Be this our happy destinyFrederick W. Foster (Author)3
Before Thee we appear, Thou wilt receive our prayerFrederick William Foster (Author)3
Bliss beyond compareFrederick William Foster (Author)3
Christian hearts, in love unitedFrederick William Foster (Translator)English9
¡Dios está presente!Frederick William Foster, 1760-1835 (Translator (English))Spanish2
God himself is with us, Let us now adore himFrederick William Foster (Author)English36
God reveals his presenceBp. Foster, 1760-1835 (Translator)English27
God, who art love, the same both now and everFrederick W. Foster (Author)3
God, your glorious presenceFrederick William Foster (1760-1835) (Translator)2
Holy Lord, Holy Lord, Holy and Almighty LordF. W. Foster (Translator)1
How good it is, how pleasant to beholdBishop Frederick W. Foster, 1760-1835 (Author)English3
How sweet to wake at early mornFrederick W. Foster (Author)2
How sweetly this our brother sleepsFrederick William Foster (Author)3
If father, mother, children, wifeFrederick W. Foster (Author)3
In humble, grateful laysFrederick William Foster (Author)5
In mercy, Lord, this grace bestowFrederick William Foster (Translator)1
Jesus all our souls inspireF. W. Foster, 1760-1835 (Author)3
Jesus, hear our fervent prayerFrederick William Foster (Author)3
Jesus makes my heart rejoiceFrederick Foster (Author)16
Join to render thanks and praisesFrederick W. Foster (Author)5
Lord, in Thy Name we meetFrederick William Foster (Alterer)1
Lord, who didst sanctifyFrederick W. Foster (Author)4
Make my calling and electionFrederick William Foster (Translator)2
May Jesus' grace and blessingFrederick William Foster (Author)1
Most holy Lord, mankind's CreatorF. W. Foster (Author)3
My Redeemer knoweth meFrederick W. Foster (Author)2
My Savior, that I without theeFrederick William Foster (Author)1
My yoke, saith Christ, upon you takeFrederick William Foster (Translator)English2
None e'er shall be ashamedF. W. Foster, 1760-1835 (Translator)3
Now to the lamb upon the throneFrederick W. Foster (Author)3
O exalt and praise the LordFrederick William Foster, 1760-1835 (Recast)1
O happy days marked with perfect blessingF. W. Foster, 1760-1835 (Author)4
Jesus, my highest treasureFrederick William Foster (Alterer)English4
O Lord, lift up thy countenanceFrederick William Foster (Author)1
O thou God of our salvationFrederick William Foster (Author)1
O thou whose human life for usBishop Frederick W. Foster, 1760-1835 (Translator)2
On thy ransomed congregationFrederick William Foster (Author)7
Own thy congregationFrederick William Foster, 1760-1835 (Recast)1
Praise the Lord, praise the LordFrederick William Foster (Author)1
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, Bounteously He deals with theeFrederick W. Foster (Author)5
Should our minds, to earthly objects cleavingFrederick W. Foster (Author)6
Since we, though unworthyF. W. Foster, 1760-1835 (Author)7
The seraphim of God Exalt their voices loudFrederick William Foster (Author)1
The springs of salvation from Christ the Rock burstingFrederick William Foster (Author)7
They who hunger after Christ, are fedF. W. Foster, 1760-1835 (Author)4
They who Jesus' followers areFrederick William Foster (Author (stanza 4))2
This day is holy to the LordF. W. Foster, 1760-1835 (Author)6
Those souls are truly blessedFrederick Foster (Author)2
'Tis finished, Jesus criesFrederick William Foster (Author)3
To God we render praise, who grants us new displaysBishop F. W. Foster, 1760-1835 (Author)5
To the soul that seeks him Christ is graciousFrederick William Foster (Author)4
To thee our vows with sweet accordFrederick W. Foster (Author)3
With thanks before the Lord appearFrederick W. Foster (Author)1
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