God of the Sparrow

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God of the sparrow

Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda (1983)
Published in 22 hymnals

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Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda

Jaroslav J. Vajda (b. Lorain, Ohio, 1919; d. 2008) Born of Czechoslovakian parents, Vajda was educated at Concordia College in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Concordia Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. Ordained as a Lutheran pastor in 1944, he served congregations in Pennsylvania and Indiana until 1963. He was editor of the periodicals The Lutheran Beacon (1959-1963) and This Day (1963-1971) and book editor and developer for Concordia Publishing House in St. Louis from 1971 until his retirement in 1986. Working mainly with hymn texts, Vajda served on several Lutheran commissions of worship. A writer of original poetry since his teens, he was the author of They Followed the King (1965) and Follow the King (1977). His translations from S… Go to person page >

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First Line: God of the sparrow
Title: God of the Sparrow
English Title: God of the Sparrow
Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda (1983)
Language: English
Notes: Spanish translation: See "Dios de las aves, Dios del gran pez" by Federico Pagura
Copyright: © 1983 Concordia Publishing House
Article: God of the Sparrow God of the Whale by Robin Knowles Wallace (from "The Hymn")



Instances (1 - 22 of 22)

A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #57

Chalice Hymnal #70

Common Praise (1998) #414

Community of Christ Sings #138

Evangelical Lutheran Worship #740

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Glory to God #22

Hymnal Supplement 1991 #831

Hymnal Supplement II #38

Hymns for a Pilgrim People #32

Hymns of Truth & Light #98

Moravian Book of Worship #462

Oramos Cantando = We Pray In Song #485

Praise for the Lord (Expanded Edition) #921

Praise y Adoración #227a

The Book of Praise #307

The New Century Hymnal #32

The Presbyterian Hymnal #272


The United Methodist Hymnal #122

Voices United #229

Worship (4th ed.) #577

Worship and Rejoice #29

찬송과 예배 = Chansong gwa yebae = Come, Let Us Worship #59

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