I Know with Full Assurance

Translator: R. Birch Hoyle

Born: March 8, 1875, Clough­fold, Lan­ca­shire, Eng­land. Died: De­cem­ber 14, 1939, Wim­ble­don, Sur­rey, Eng­land. Hoyle at­tend­ed Re­gent’s Park Coll­ege in Lon­don, then pas­tored in Sud­bu­ry, Ab­er­deen, and Lon­don (1900-17), and in Bel­ve­dere, Kent (1923-26). He ed­it­ed the YMCA’s Red Tri­an­gle mag­az­ine, and was pro­fess­or of the­ol­o­gy at West­ern The­o­lo­gic­al Sem­in­a­ry, Pitts­burgh, Penn­syl­van­ia (1934-36). He lat­er re­turned to Eng­land, pas­tor­ing at the Bap­tist church in Kings­ton-on-Thames. Some of his work ap­pears in the World Stu­dent Chris­tian Fed­er­a­tion hym­nal Can­ta­te Do­mi­no (1925). Translations: Holy God, Thy Name… Go to person page >

Author: Ernst Moritz Arndt

Arndt, Ernst Moritz, son of Ludwig Nicolaus Arndt, estate manager for Count Putbus, in the island of Rugen, was b. at Schoritz in Rugen, Dec. 26, 1769. After studying at the Universities of Greifswald and Jena, where he completed his theological course under Paulus, he preached for two years as a candidate, but in 1798 abandoned theology. After a pedestrian tour through South Germany, Hungary, Northern Italy, France, and Belgium, he became, at Easter 1800, lecturer at the University of Greifswald, and in 1805 professor of history there. But in 1806, lamenting over the tyranny of France, he wrote his fiery Gent der Zeit (pt. ii. 1809, iii. 1813, iv. 1818) which awakened the patriotism of his countrymen, but drew on him the hatred of Napoleon… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I know with full assurance
Title: I Know with Full Assurance
German Title: Ich weiss, woran ich glaube
Translator: R. Birch Hoyle
Author: Ernst Moritz Arndt
Language: English
Publication Date: 1963
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1963.

Tune

ST. THEODULPH (Teschner)

Now often named ST. THEODULPH because of its association with this text, the tune is also known, especially in organ literature, as VALET WILL ICH DIR GEBEN. It was composed by Melchior Teschner (b. Fraustadt [now Wschowa, Poland], Silesia, 1584; d. Oberpritschen, near Fraustadt, 1635) for "Valet wi…

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