1 All blessing, honor, thanks, and praise
To Father, Son, and Spirit,
The God who saved us by His grace,
All glory to His merit:
O Father in the heav'ns above,
Thy glorious works show forth Thy love,
Thy worthy Name be hallowed.
2 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done
In earth, as 'tis in heaven:
Keep us in life, by grace led on,
Forgiving and forgiven;
Save Thou us in temptation's hour,
And from all ills; Thine is the power,
And all the glory, Amen!
Speratus, Paulus, D.D., was born in Swabia, Dec. 13, 1484. In a poem, written circa 1516, on Dr. J. Eck, he calls himself Elephangius, i.e. of Ellwangen; and in his correspondence, preserved at Königsberg, he often styles himself "a Rutilis" or "von Rötlen." These facts would seem to indicate that he was born at the castle of Röthlen, near Ellwangen. This property belonged to the Probst of the ecclesiastical corporation at Ellwangen, and Speratus's father was probably their bailiff or agent. The family name seems to have been Hoffer or Offer, and to have been in later years, following a practice common in the 16th cent., Latinized by himself into Speratus. He is probably the "Paul Offer de Ellwangen," who matri¬culated at the Universit… Go to person page >
Display Title: All Blessing, Honor, Thanks, and PraiseFirst Line: All blessing, honor, thanks, and praiseTune Title: ES IST GEWISSLICH AN DER ZEITAuthor: Paul Speratus; Carl DovingMeter: 8 7, 8 7, 8 8 7.Date: 1926Subject: Worship | Prayer and Praise; Lord's Prayer | ; Thanksgiving |