Lord, my times are in thy hand, Be they then at Thy command

Lord, my times are in thy hand, Be they then at Thy command

Author: Clare Taylor
Tune: HEINLEIN
Published in 7 hymnals

Author: Clare Taylor

Taylor, Clare. Miller, in his Singers and Songs of the Church, 1869, p. 230, says of this hymnwriter, "She is said to have been a member of the Church of England residing in Westminster;" that “she was probably a friend of Zinzendorfs, and much in association with the Moravians," and that "she died in February, 1778." Her original hymns and translations from the German appeared in the Moravian Hymn Book, 1742-89. There are in the 1886 ed. of the same Hymn Book the following original hymns all signed with her name:— 1. All glory be to God on high, Ye sons of Adam, &c. Christmas. (1742.) 2. Behold the loving Son of God. Good Friday. (1742.) 3. Lord, my times are in Thy hand. Death Anticipated. (1789.) 4. Lord, to Thy peop… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lord, my times are in thy hand, Be they then at Thy command
Author: Clare Taylor

Tune

HEINLEIN

AUS DER TIEFE (also called HEINLEIN) was published in the Nürnbergisches Gesang-Buch (1676-77) as a setting for Christoph Schwamlein's text based on Psalm 130 "Aus der Tiefe rufe ich" ("Out of the Depths I Cry"). In that songbook the tune was attributed to "M. H.," initials that are generally acce…

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