Lord, thy blessing send us

Lord, thy blessing send us

Author: Christian Gregor
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Lord, Thy blessing send us,
And from harm defend us;
Lift upon us, Lord, Thy face,
Filling us with light and grace.

2 With Thy peace be near us,
Let Thy presence cheer us;
Thy good Spirit be our guide,
That in Christ we may confide.

3 To the Lord in heaven
Be all glory given!
He doth grant us perfect rest,--
Let His precious name be blest!

Source: Wartburg Hymnal: for church, school and home #23

Author: Christian Gregor

Gregor, Christian, son of Georg Gregor, a peasant living in the Silesian village of Dirsdorf, near Peilau, was born at Dirsdorf, Jan. 1, 1723. In 1742 he went to Herrnhut, where he was at first employed in tuition. He became leader of the music in the [Moravian] Brethren's congregation at Herrnhaag, in 1748, and in 1749 at Zeist; but in 1753 he returned to Herrnhut as cashier of the Brethren's Board of Direction. He was, in 1756, ordained diaconus, in 1767 presbyter, and in 1789 bishop of the Brethren's Church. On Nov. 6,1801, he attended a meeting, held at Herrnhut, of the Board of Direction of which he had been a member from 1764. Just as he entered his house at Berthelsdorf, near Herrnhut, he was struck with paralysis, and died that same… Go to person page >

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Author: Christian Gregor
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