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I call on thee, Lord Jesus Christ

Full Text

I call on thee, Lord Jesus Christ,
I have none other help but thee.
My heart is never set at rest
till thy sweet word have comforted me.
And steadfast faith grant me therefore,
to hold by thy word evermore,
above all thing, never resisting
but to increase in faith more and more.

Author: Miles Coverdale

Coverdale, Miles, D.D., a celebrated English Divine and Reformer, born in Yorkshire, 1487, and educated at Cambridge. He was for some time a Canon of the Order of St. Augustine. On embracing the reformed faith, he went abroad, 1528, and associated with Tyndale and various continental Reformers. His translation of the Bible was published in 1535, and the second version of the New Testament, 1538. Returning to England, in 1551 he was promoted to the see of Exeter. On the accession of Mary he went to Denmark, and then to Geneva. At the latter place he assisted his fellow refugees in producing the celebrated Geneva Bible. In 1560, on the accession of Elizabeth, he returned to England, but instead of resuming his see, he accepted the Rectory of… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I call on thee, Lord Jesus Christ
Author: Miles Coverdale
Meter: Irregular
Publication Date: 1982
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1982.

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