Consecrated to Thy service

Author: Emil Gustafson

Gustafson, Emil. (Kräklinge, Sweden, July 12, 1862--May 5, 1900). Lutheran. Attended agricultural schools at Skeppsholmen and Lindsta. Gave up studies because of poor health. Became involved in writing and evangelistic work. Published three song collections. His hymns are concerned with the inner spiritual life and the consecration of the whole person. Author of "Avskild for min herres rakning" ("Consecrated to thy service"). --J. Irving Erickson, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Translator: Nathaniel Carlson

Born: Ap­ril 17, 1879, Go­then­burg, Swe­den. Died: Au­gust 2, 1957, Min­ne­a­po­lis, Min­ne­so­ta. Carlson was ed­u­cat­ed at the Free Church Bi­ble School, Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois, and North­west Bi­ble Coll­ege, Storm Lake, Io­wa. He served as a pas­tor in the Evan­gel­ic­al Free Church, and ed­it­ed the Chi­ca­go­blad­et. The au­thor of ma­ny orig­in­al hymns and trans­la­tions, his works in­clude: Songs of Trust and Tri­umph (three edi­tions, 1929-32)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Consecrated to Thy service
Swedish Title: Avskild för min Herres räkning
Author: Emil Gustafson
Translator: Nathaniel Carlson (1932)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Precious Savior, guide and keep me



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Open Door, Revival Songs. Rev. ed. #d12

Songs of Trust and Triumph No. 3 #d30

The Hymnal of the Evangelical Mission Covenant Church of America #259

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