Jesus, lead the way Through our life's long day

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Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf

Zinzendorf, Count Nicolaus Ludwig, the founder of the religious community of Herrnhut and the apostle of the United Brethren, was born at Dresden May 26, 1700. It is not often that noble blood and worldly wealth are allied with true piety and missionary zeal. Such, however, was the case with Count Zinzendorf. In 1731 Zinzendorf resigned all public duties and devoted himself to missionary work. He traveled extensively on the Continent, in Great Britain, and in America, preaching "Christ, and him crucified," and organizing societies of Moravian brethren. John Wesley is said to have been under obligation to Zinzendorf for some ideas on singing, organization of classes, and Church government. Zinzendorf was the author of some two thousand hymn… Go to person page >

Translator: Arthur W. Farlander

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Text Information

First Line: Jesus, lead the way Through our life's long day
German Title: Jesu, geh voran
Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf (1771)
Translator: Arthur W. Farlander (1939)
Language: English
Copyright: Words used by permission of The Church Pension Fund.



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