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Lord Jesus Christ, to us attend

Full Text

1 Lord Jesus Christ, to us attend,
Thy Holy Spirit to us send,
With grace to rule us day by day
And lead us in true wisdom's way.

2 Unseal our lips to sing Thy praise,
Our hearts in true devotion raise,
Our faith increase, and grant us light,
That we may know Thy name aright;

3 Until we join the hosts that cry,
"Holy art Thou, O Lord Most High!"
And 'mid the light of that blest place
Shall gaze upon Thee face to face.

4 Glory to God, the Father, Son,
And Holy Spirit, Three in One!
To Thee, O Holy Trinity,
Be praise throughout eternity!

Source: Hymnal and Prayer Book: compiled by the Lutheran Church Board for Army and Navy of the Ev. Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and other states, and of the joint Ev. Lutheran Synod of...(3rd. ed.) #3

Translator: Catherine Winkworth

Catherine Winkworth is "the most gifted translator of any foreign sacred lyrics into our tongue, after Dr. Neale and John Wesley; and in practical services rendered, taking quality with quantity, the first of those who have laboured upon German hymns. Our knowledge of them is due to her more largely than to any or all other translators; and by her two series of Lyra Germanica, her Chorale Book, and her Christian Singers of Germany, she has laid all English-speaking Christians under lasting obligation." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A., 1872… Go to person page >

Author: Wilhelm II, Duke of Sachs-Weimar

Wilhelm (II. or IV.), Duke of Sachse-Weimar, son of Duke Johann of Sachse-Weimar, was born in the castle of Altenburg, April 11, 1598. He studied for some time at the University of Jena, devoting himself especially to music and mathematics. On the outbreak of the Thirty Years War he espoused the cause of Friedrich V. of the Palatinate. At the battle of the Weisse Berg, near Prague, he was severely wounded, and at the battle fought near Stadtlohn, in Westphalia (Aug., 1623), he was at first left for dead, and then taken prisoner by Tilly. In 1625 the Emperor allowed him to go free, and he assumed the government of Weimar. When Gustavus Adolphus came to Germany (1630), Wilhelm did not join him till after the battle of Breitenfeld (Sept., 1631… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord Jesus Christ, to us attend
German Title: Herr Jesu Christ, dich zu uns wend
Translator: Catherine Winkworth
Author: Wilhelm II, Duke of Sachs-Weimar
Language: English

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Book of Hymns for the Evangelical Lutheran Joint Synod of Wisconsin and Other States #d146
Book of Hymns for the joint Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and other states #d147
Church Hymnal for Lutheran Services #2TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymn Book with Tunes #d246
Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #1TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #6TextPage Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnbook (Lutheran Conference of Missouri and Other States) #d196
Hymnal and Prayer Book: compiled by the Lutheran Church Board for Army and Navy of the Ev. Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and other states, and of the joint Ev. Lutheran Synod of...(3rd. ed.) #3TextPage Scan
Hymnal for Evangelical Lutheran Missions #5Page Scan
Hymns of the Evangelical Lutheran Church: for the use of English Lutheran Missions #3TextPage Scan
Lutheran Sunday School Hymnal. 9th ed. #d119
Sunday School Hymnal #d247
The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d460
The Selah Song Book. Word ed. #d223
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