God of eternal love, Our Father

God of eternal love, Our Father

Author: Anonymous
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 God of eternal Love,
Our Father and our Friend,
We lift our hearts to Thee above:
Do Thou our prayer attend.

2 Baptized into Thy Name,
We all have Christ put on:
O may Thy love our hearts inflame,
The course of truth to run.

3 May earthly feelings die,
And fruits of faith increase;
And Adam's nature prostrate lie
Before the Prince of Peace.

4 Endue us, Lord, with strength,
To triumph over sin:
That we may with Thy saints at length
Eternal glory win.

Amen.

Source: Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #265

Author: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: God of eternal love, Our Father
Author: Anonymous
Source: Seaton's Church Hymn Book, 1855
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

THATCHER


SCHUMANN (51567)

SCHUMANN is one of many hymn tunes arranged by Lowell Mason (PHH 96). He first published the arrangement in Cantica Laudis (1850), a collection he edited with George J. Webb (PHH 559). First called WHITE, the tune was marked "Arr. from Schumann" and was thus ascribed to the German composer Robert A.…

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DOVER (Williams)


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Instances

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Christian Hymns: for church, school and home: with music #102

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Church Book: for the use of Evangelical Lutheran congregations #388

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Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #265

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The Lutheran Hymnary #69

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