Matthias Loy

Matthias Loy
Short Name: Matthias Loy
Full Name: Loy, Matthias, 1828-1915
Birth Year: 1828
Death Year: 1915

Loy, M., President of the Capital University, Columbus, Ohio, contributed several original hymns, and translations from the German, to the Evangelical Lutheran Hymnal. Published by Order of the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio and Other States. Columbus, Ohio, 1880.
The translations may be found through the Index of Authors, &c.; the original hymns are the following:—
1. An awful mystery is here. Holy Communion.
2. At Jesus' feet our infant sweet. Holy Baptism.
3. Come, humble soul, receive the food. Holy Communion.
4. Give me, 0 Lord, a spirit lowly. Humility desired.
5. God gave His word to holy men. Inspiration of Holy Scripture.
6. God of grace, Whose word is sure. Faithfulness.
7. How matchless is our Saviour's grace. Holy Baptism.
8. I thank Thee, Saviour, for the grief. Lent.
9. Jesus took the lambs and blest them. Holy Baptism.
10. Jesus, Thou art mine for ever. Jesus, All and in All.
11. Launch out into the deep. Call to Duty.
12. Listen to those happy voices. Christmas.
13. O Great High Priest, forget not me. Confirmation.
14. O Lord, Who hast my place assigned. Daily Duties.
15. Our Shepherd of His ransomed flock. Holy Communion.
16. The gospel shows the Father's grace. Holy Scripture.
17. The law of God is good and wise. Holy Scripture.
18. Though angels bright escape our eight. St. Michael and All Angels.
19. When Rome had shrouded earth in night. The Reformation.
20. When souls draw near the holy wave. Confirmation.
Several of these hymns, together with some of his translations, previously appeared in the Ohio Synod's preceding Collection of Hymns (3rd ed., 1858; 4th, 1863).

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)


Loy, Matthias, D.D., p. 700, i. Dr. Loy was born in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, March 17, 1828. He studied at the Evangelical Lutheran Theological Seminary at Columbus, Ohio, of which he became Professor of Theology in 1365. He was appointed President of the Capital University in 1880.

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


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Matthias Loy (March 17, 1828 - January 26, 1915) was an American Lutheran theologian in the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Ohio. Loy was a prominent pastor, editor, author and hymnist who served as president of Capital University, Columbus, Ohio.

Texts by Matthias Loy (57)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
A holy mystery is hereMatthias Loy (Author)2
A wondrous mystery is hereMatthias Loy (Author)English2
All mankind fell in Adam's fallMatthias Loy (Translator)English14
All that by nature writhingMatthias Loy (Author)1
An awful mystery is hereMatthias Loy (Author)6
Yea, as I live, Jehovah saith, I would not have the sinner's deathMatthias Loy, 1828-1915 (Translator)English8
At Jesus' feet our infant sweetMatthias Loy (Author)English7
Bridegroom, thou art mineRev. Matthias Loy, D. D. (Translator (sts. 1, 2, 4, 6))2
By grace I'm saved, grace free and boundlessMatthias Loy (Author)English8
Come humble soul, receive the foodMatthias Loy (Author)6
Dearest Jesu, we are here, On thy tender grace relyingMatthias Loy (Author)English4
Der Bräut'gam wird bald rufenMatthias Loy (Author)German1
Give me, O Lord, a spirit lowlyRev. Matthias Loy, D. D. (Author)4
God gave His word by holy menMatthias Loy (Author)English2
God, in human flesh appearingMatthias Loy (Author)English12
God of grace, whose word is sureMatthias Loy (Author)English2
Guds lov er altid vis og godMatthias Loy (Author)1
How matchless is our Savior's graceMatthias Loy (Author)2
I thank thee, Savior, for the griefMatthias Loy (Author)4
If you live every day with a purposeMatthias Loy (Author)2
Jesus, Savior, come to meMatthias Loy (Translator)English11
Jesus, thou art mine foreverMatthias Loy (Author)19
Jesus took the lambs and blessed themMatthias Loy (Author)English10
Launch out into the deep, And brave the foaming seaMatthias Loy (Author)4
Let me be Thine foreverM. Loy, 1828-1915 (Translator)English30
Let our going out be blestMatthias Loy (Translator)English2
Let us all in God rejoiceRev. Matthias Loy, D. D. (Translator)2
Lightly bound my bosom, ringingMatthias Loy (Translator)English3
Listen to those happy voices M. Loy (Author)6
Lord, grant that we ever pure retainMatthias Loy (Author)English7
Lord, help us ever to retainMatthias Loy, 1828-1915 (Translator)English7
Lord Jesus, though but two or threeRev. Matthias Loy, D. D. (Author)English6
Lord, open Thou my heart to hearMatthias Loy, 1828-1915 (Translator (sts. 1, 3))English14
Now our worship sweet is o'erMatthias Loy (Translator)English4
O God, may we e'er pure retainRev. Matthias Loy, D. D. (Translator)1
O God the Father, draw Thou nighMatthias Loy (Translator)English4
O great high Priest, forget not meMatthias Loy (Author)12
O Lord, who hast my place assignedMatthias Loy (Author)4
¡Oh, qué misterio hay aquí!Matthias Loy (Author)Spanish1
Once out in sin and shame I wanderedMatthias Loy (Author)1
Our Shepherd to his ransomed flockMatthias Loy (Author)4
Te agradecemos, RedentorMatthias Loy (Translator (inglés))Spanish4
The Bridegroom soon will call us, Come all ye wedding guestsM. Loy, 1828-1915 (Translator)English13
The Gospel shows the Father's graceMatthias Loy (Author)English13
The law of God is good and wiseMatthias Loy (Author)English16
Thine honor rescue, Christ our LordMatthias Loy (Translator)English11
Thou little flock, be not afraidMathias Loy (Translator)German4
Though angels bright escape our sightMatthias Loy (Author)3
Thy soul, O Jesus, hallow meMatthias Loy (Author)English11
Thy table I approachMatthias Loy (Translator (from German))English8
To thee, O Lord, will I sing praisesRev. Matthias Loy, D. D. (Translator)English1
We thank Thee, Jesus, dearest FriendMatthias Loy (Author)English7
What joy to join the chorusMatthias Loy, 1828-1915 (Translator (sts. 2-4))English2
When Rome had shrouded earth in nightMatthias Loy (Author)English3
When souls draw near the holy waveMatthias Loy (Author)3
Who is, Jesus blestMatthias Loy (Author)2
Yea, as I live, Jehovah saith, I do not wish the sinner's deathMatthias Loy (Author)English6

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