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That men a godly life might live

Author: Dr. M. Luther; Richard Massie Appears in 5 hymnals Lyrics: ... word and speech profae Take not My holy name in vain; And praise not ... aught as good and true But what God ... . Kyrie eleison. 10 Thy neighbor's wife desire thou not, His ... Topics: The Catechism The Decalogue Used With Tune: OLD HUNDREDTH
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LORD, Our Lord, Your Glorious Name

Meter: 7.7.7.7 Appears in 27 hymnals Lyrics: 1 LORD, our Lord, your glorious name all your wondrous works proclaim; in the heavens with radiant signs evermore your glory shines. 2 Infant voices chant your praise, telling of your glorious ways; weakest means work out your will, mighty enemies to still ... Topics: Church Year Ascension of the Lord; Humanity Created by God; Hymns of Praise; Jesus Christ Friend of Sinners; Jesus Christ Good Shepherd; Jesus Christ Teacher; Jesus Christ Way, Truth, and Life; Life Stages Children; Life Stages Children; Occasional Services Christian Marriage; Ten Commandments 3rd Commandment (do not take the name of the Lord in vain); The Creation; Year A, B, C, Christmas, New Year's Day; Year A, C, Ordinary Time after Pentecost, Trinity Sunday; Year B, Ordinary Time after Pentecost, October, 2-8; God's Presence; God's Name; Church Year Easter; Church Year Passion/Palm Sunday; Church Year Trinity Sunday; Daily Prayer Evening Prayer; Earth; Elements of Worship Praise and Adoration; Emmaus Road; Enemies; God as Creator; God as Defender; God's Friendship; God's Glory; God's Love; God's Majesty; Year, A, B. C, Holy name of Jesus, January 1 Scripture: Psalm 8 Used With Tune: GOTT SEI DANK DURCH ALLE WELT Text Sources: Psalter , 1912, alt.

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LAMBETH

Composer: Wilhelm A. F. Schulthes Meter: 8.6.8.6 Appears in 121 hymnals Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 33347 67112 35432 Used With Text: O God, My Heart Is Fully Bent
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EVENING PRAISE

Composer: William F. Sherwin, 1826-1888 Meter: 7.7.7.6 with refrain Appears in 196 hymnals Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 11165 45111 65457 Used With Text: LORD, Our Lord, Your Glorious Name
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OLD HUNDREDTH

Composer: Louis Bourgeois Appears in 971 hymnals Tune Sources: Genevan Psalter Tune Key: G Major Incipit: 11765 12333 32143 Used With Text: That men a godly life might live

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The Third Commandment

Author: F. B. M. Brotherson Hymnal: Good Will #81 (1882) First Line: Take not God's holy name in vain Lyrics: 1 Take not God’s holy name in vain, Who ruleth earth, ... tone, Let his great name in honor rest, The Lord ... love attests. 2 Take not His holy name in vain, He will ... fill; He is your God, the mighty Lord, To ... Speak ever lightly his great name? Forbid it Lord, and ... Languages: English Tune Title: [Take not God's holy name in vain]
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LORD, Our Lord, Your Glorious Name

Hymnal: Psalms for All Seasons #8B (2012) Meter: 7.7.7.6 with refrain Refrain First Line: LORD, our Lord, in all the earth Lyrics: 1 LORD, our Lord, your glorious name all your wondrous works proclaim; in the heavens with radiant signs evermore your glory shines. How great your name! Refrain: LORD, our Lord, in all the earth, how great your name! Yours the name of matchless worth, ... Topics: Church Year Ascension of the Lord; Humanity Created by God; Hymns of Praise; Jesus Christ Friend of Sinners; Jesus Christ Good Shepherd; Jesus Christ Teacher; Jesus Christ Way, Truth, and Life; Life Stages Children; Life Stages Family; Occasional Services Christian Marriage; Ten Commandments 3rd Commandment (do not take the name of the Lord in vain); The Creation; Year A, B, C, Christmas, New Year's Day; Year A, C, Ordinary Time after Pentecost, Trinity Sunday; Year B, Ordinary Time after Pentecost, October, 2-8; God's Presence; God's Name; Church Year Easter; Church Year Passion/Palm Sunday; Church Year Trinity Sunday; Daily Prayer Evening Prayer; Earth; Elements of Worship Praise and Adoration; Emmaus Road; Enemies; God as Creator; God as Defender; God's Friendship; God's Glory; God's Love; God's Majesty; Year, A, B. C, Holy name of Jesus, January 1 Scripture: Psalm 8 Tune Title: EVENING PRAISE
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Against Swearing and taking God's Name in vain

Hymnal: Divine Songs for Children #XIX (1827) First Line: Angels, that high in glory dwell Lyrics: Angels, that high in glory dwell, Adore thy name, Almighty God; And devils tremble, down in hell, Beneath the terrors of thy rod. And yet, how wicked children dare Abuse thy dreadful, glorious name! And, when they’re angry, how they swear, And curse their ...

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William F. Sherwin

1826 - 1888 Person Name: William F. Sherwin, 1826-1888 Composer of "EVENING PRAISE" in Psalms for All Seasons Sherwin, William Fisk, an American Baptist, was born at Buckland, Massachusetts, March 14,1826. His educational opportunities, so far as schools were concerned, were few, but he made excellent use of his time and surroundings. At fifteen he went to Boston and studied music under Dr. Mason: In due course he became a teacher of vocal music, and held several important appointments in Massachusetts; in Hudson and Albany, New York County, and then in New York City. Taking special interest in Sunday Schools, he composed carols and hymn-tunes largely for their use, and was associated with the Rev. R. Lowry and others in preparing Bright Jewels, and other popular Sunday School hymn and tune books. A few of his melodies are known in Great Britain through I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, where they are given with his signature. His hymnwriting was limited. The following pieces are in common use:— 1. Grander than ocean's story (1871). The Love of God. 2. Hark, bark, the merry Christmas bells. Christmas Carol. 3. Lo, the day of God is breaking. The Spiritual Warfare. 4. Wake the song of joy and gladness. Sunday School or Temperance Anniversary. 5. Why is thy faith, 0 Child of God, so small. Safety in Jesus. Mr. Sherwin died at Boston, Massachusetts, April 14, 1888. -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907) ================== Sherwin, W. F., p. 1055, i. Another hymn from his Bright Jewels, 1869, p. 68, is "Sound the battle cry" (Christian Courage), in the Sunday School Hymnary, 1905, and several other collections. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)

Martin Luther

1483 - 1546 Person Name: Dr. M. Luther Author of "That men a godly life might live" in Evangelical Lutheran hymnal Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody. i. Hymn Books. 1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German hymns, of which 4 are by Luther. 2. Eyn Enchiridion oder Handbuchlein. Erfurt, 1524 [Goslar Library], with 25 German hymns, of which 18 are by Luther. 3. Geystliche Gesangk Buchleyn. Wittenberg, 1524 [Munich Library], with 32 German hymns, of which 24 are by Luther. 4. Geistliche Lieder auffs new gebessert. Wittenberg. J. Klug, 1529. No copy of this book is now known, but there was one in 1788 in the possession of G. E. Waldau, pastor at Nürnberg, and from his description it is evident that the first part of the Rostock Gesang-Buch, 1531, is a reprint of it. The Rostock Gesang-Buch, 1531, was reprinted by C. M. Wiechmann-Kadow at Schwerin in 1858. The 1529 evidently contained 50 German hymns, of which 29 (including the Litany) were by Luther. 5. Geistliche Lieder auffs new gebessert. Erfurt. A. Rauscher, 1531 [Helmstädt, now Wolfenbüttel Library], a reprint of No. 4. 6. Geistliche Lieder. Wittenberg. J. Klug, 1535 [Munich Library. Titlepage lost], with 52 German hymns, of which 29 are by Luther. 7. Geistliche Lieder auffs new gebessert. Leipzig. V. Schumann, 1539 [Wernigerode Library], with 68 German hymns, of which 29 are by Luther. 8. Geistliche Lieder. Wittenberg. J. Klug, 1543 [Hamburg Library], with 61 German hymns, of which 35 are by Luther. 9. Geystliche Lieder. Leipzig. V. Babst, 1545 [Gottingen Library]. This contains Luther's finally revised text, but adds no new hymns by himself. In pt. i. are 61 German hymns, in pt. ii. 40, of which 35 in all are by Luther. For these books Luther wrote three prefaces, first published respectively in Nos. 3, 4, 9. A fourth is found in his Christliche Geseng, Lateinisch und Deudsch, zum Begrebnis, Wittenberg, J. Klug, 1542. These four prefaces are reprinted in Wackernagel’s Bibliographie, 1855, pp. 543-583, and in the various editions of Luther's Hymns. Among modern editions of Luther's Geistliche Lieder may be mentioned the following:— Carl von Winterfeld, 1840; Dr. C. E. P. Wackernagel, 1848; Q. C. H. Stip, 1854; Wilhelm Schircks, 1854; Dr. Danneil, 1883; Dr. Karl Gerok, 1883; Dr. A. F. W. Fischer, 1883; A. Frommel, 1883; Karl Goedeke, 1883, &c. In The Hymns of Martin Luther. Set to their original melodies. With an English version. New York, 1883, ed. by Dr. Leonard Woolsey Bacon and Nathan H. Allen, there are the four prefaces, and English versions of all Luther's hymns, principally taken more or less altered, from the versions by A. T. Russell, R. Massie and Miss Winkworth [repub. in London, 1884]. Complete translations of Luther's hymns have been published by Dr. John Anderson, 1846 (2nd ed. 1847), Dr. John Hunt, 1853, Richard Massie, 1854, and Dr. G. Macdonald in the Sunday Magazine, 1867, and his Exotics, 1876. The other versions are given in detail in the notes on the individual hymns. ii. Classified List of Luther's Hymns. Of Luther's hymns no classification can be quite perfect, e.g. No. 3 (see below) takes hardly anything from the Latin, and No. 18 hardly anything from the Psalm. No. 29 is partly based on earlier hymns (see p. 225, i.). No. 30 is partly based on St. Mark i. 9-11, and xvi., 15, 16 (see p. 226, ii.). No. 35 is partly based on St. Luke ii. 10-16. The following arrangement, however, will answer all practical purposes. A. Translations from the Latin. i. From Latin Hymns: 1. Christum wir sollen loben schon. A solis ortus cardine 2. Der du bist drei in Einigkeit. O Lux beata Trinitas. 3. Jesus Christus unser Heiland, Der von. Jesus Christus nostra salus 4. Komm Gott Schopfer, heiliger Geist. Veni Creator Spiritus, Mentes. 5. Nun komm der Beidenheiland. Veni Redemptor gentium 6. Was flirchst du Feind Herodes sehr. A solis ortus cardine ii. From Latin Antiphons, &c.: 7. Herr Gott dich loben wir. Te Deum laudamus. 8. Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich. Dapacem, Domine 9. Wir glauben all an einen Gott. iii. Partly from the Latin, the translated stanzas being adopted from Pre-Reformation Versions: 10. Komm, heiliger Geist, Herre Gott. 11. Mitten wir im Leben sind. Media vita in morte sumus. B. Hymns revised and enlarged from Pre-Reformation popular hymns. 12. Gelobet seist du Jesus Christ. 13. Gott der Vater wohn uns bei. 14. Gott sei gelobet und gebenedeiet. 15. Nun bitten wir den heiligen Geist. C. Psalm versions. 16. Ach Gott vom Himmel, sieh darein. 17. Aus tiefer Noth schrei ich zu dir. 18. Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott. 19. Es spricht der Unweisen Mund wohl. 20. Es wollt uns Gott genädig sein. 21. War Gott nicht mit uns diese Zeit. 22. Wohl dem, der in Gotten Furcht steht. D. Paraphrases of other portions of Holy Scripture. 23. Diess sind die heilgen zehn Gebot. 24. Jesaia dem Propheten das geschah. 25. Mensch willt du leben seliglich. 26. Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin. 27. Sie ist mir lieb die werthe Magd. 28. Vater unser im Himmelreich. E. Hymns mainly Original. 29. Christ lag in Todesbanden. 30. Christ unser Herr zum Jordan kam. 31. Ein neues Lied wir heben an. 32. Erhalt uns Herr bei deinem Wort. 33. Jesus Christus unser Heiland, Der den, 34. Nun freut euch lieben Christengemein. 35. Vom Himmel hoch da komm ich her. 36. Vom Himmel kam der Engel Schaar. In addition to these — 37. Fur alien Freuden auf Erden. 38. Kyrie eleison. In the Blätter fur Hymnologie, 1883, Dr. Daniel arranges Luther's hymns according to what he thinks their adaptation to modern German common use as follows:— i. Hymns which ought to be included in every good Evangelical hymn-book: Nos. 7-18, 20, 22, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 35, 36, 38. ii. Hymns the reception of which into a hymn-book might be contested: Nos. 2, 3, 4, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 33. iii. Hymns not suited for a hymn-book: Nos. 1, 5, 6, 27, 31, 37. [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

Louis Bourgeois

1510 - 1561 Composer of "OLD HUNDREDTH" in Evangelical Lutheran hymnal Louis Bourgeois (b. Paris, France, c. 1510; d. Paris, 1561). In both his early and later years Bourgeois wrote French songs to entertain the rich, but in the history of church music he is known especially for his contribution to the Genevan Psalter. Apparently moving to Geneva in 1541, the same year John Calvin returned to Geneva from Strasbourg, Bourgeois served as cantor and master of the choristers at both St. Pierre and St. Gervais, which is to say he was music director there under the pastoral leadership of Calvin. Bourgeois used the choristers to teach the new psalm tunes to the congregation. The extent of Bourgeois's involvement in the Genevan Psalter is a matter of scholar­ly debate. Calvin had published several partial psalters, including one in Strasbourg in 1539 and another in Geneva in 1542, with melodies by unknown composers. In 1551 another French psalter appeared in Geneva, Eighty-three Psalms of David, with texts by Marot and de Beze, and with most of the melodies by Bourgeois, who supplied thirty­ four original tunes and thirty-six revisions of older tunes. This edition was republished repeatedly, and later Bourgeois's tunes were incorporated into the complete Genevan Psalter (1562). However, his revision of some older tunes was not uniformly appreciat­ed by those who were familiar with the original versions; he was actually imprisoned overnight for some of his musical arrangements but freed after Calvin's intervention. In addition to his contribution to the 1551 Psalter, Bourgeois produced a four-part harmonization of fifty psalms, published in Lyons (1547, enlarged 1554), and wrote a textbook on singing and sight-reading, La Droit Chemin de Musique (1550). He left Geneva in 1552 and lived in Lyons and Paris for the remainder of his life. Bert Polman



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