God spake, my child, God spake to thee

God spake, my child, God spake to thee

Translator: Mary Welden; Author: Hänel
Tune: GOTT SPRACH ZU DIR
Published in 4 hymnals

Full Text

1 God spake, my child, God spake to thee:
"I will thy God and Father be!"
Say thou to Him: "O Father mine,
I am Thy child; yes, truly Thine!"

2 God spake, my child, God spake to thee:
"I will thy Lord and Saviour be!"
Say thou to Him: "O Saviour mine,
I will no service know but thine!"

3 God spake, my child, God spake to thee:
"I will thy Light and Comfort be!"
Say thou to Him: "Light, Comfort mien,
Dwell Thou in me; my heart is Thine!"

4 When baptized in His Name, to thee
God spake, my child, thus tenderly;
Consider well His words divine,
Say ever: "Lord, I will be Thine!"

Source: Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #551

Translator: Mary Welden

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Author: Hänel

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Text Information

First Line: God spake, my child, God spake to thee
Translator: Mary Welden
Author: Hänel

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Common Service Book of the Lutheran Church #551TextPage Scan
Little Children's Book #d25
Little Children's Book: for Schools and Families #d25
Select Songs for School and Home #d40



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