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Author: Frank von Christierson
Frank von Christierson (1900-1996) was born near Helsinki, Finland. He attended San Jose (California) High School, Stanford University (BA, Psychology, 1923), and San Francisco Theological Seminary (BD 1929). In 1983 he was awarded the citation of distinguished alumnus, and became a Fellow of The Hymn Society. He has served as youth director at First Presbyterian Church, San Luis Obispo, and pastor at Calvary Presbyterian Church, Citrus Heights, California. He has published a hymnal collection entitled Make a Joyful Noise (1987) and is represented in many hymnals. Three of his hymn texts have been included in the new Hope hymnal Worship & Rejoice (2001).
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Composed by Alexander R. Reinagle (b. Brighton, Sussex, England, 1799; d. Kidlington, Oxfordshire, England, 1877), ST. PETER was published as a setting for Psalm 118 in Reinagle's Psalm Tunes for the Voice and Pianoforte (c. 1836). The tune first appeared with Newton's text in Hymns Ancient and Mode…
Display Title: Break Forth, O Living Light of GodFirst Line: Break forth, O living light of GodTune Title: ST. PETERAuthor: Frank von ChristiersonMeter: C.M.Scripture: John 8:12Date: 1972Subject: Service for the Lord's Day | After Creed; Acts of the Church | Confirmation; Christian Year | Advent; Other Observances | Christian Education; Other Observances | Ecumenism; Other Observances | Mission