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Lord, grant us though deeply abased with shame

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1 Lord, grant us, though deeply abased with shame,
With true Christian courage to act in Thy name;
In thy blessed work may we always abound,
And let with success all our labor be crowned.

2 Give grace, that as brethren we join hands in love,
Engaging to Thee ever faithful to prove,
Where’er to Thy service appointed we stand,
To sow or to reap at Thy call and command.

Source: Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #289

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. Spener, the father of Pietism, was his godfather; and Franke, the founder of the famous Orphan House, in Halle, was for several years his tutor. 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 obligat… Go to person page >

Author: Ludolf Ernst Schlicht

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First Line: Lord, grant us though deeply abased with shame
Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf
Author: Ludolf Ernst Schlicht
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d393

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #289

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #312

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #494

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #734

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The Liturgy and the Offices of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #494

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