Lord, you have founded through your Son

Lord, you have founded through your Son

Author: Johannes Zwick; Translator: Henry Ralph Wardlaw
Tune: ASCENDIT DEUS
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Johannes Zwick

Zwick, Johann, son of Conrad Zwick, Rathsherr at Constanz, was born at Constanz, circa 1496. He studied law at the Universities of Basel, Freiburg, Paris, and Padua (where he graduated LL.D.), and was for some time a tutor in law at Freiburg and at Basel. In 1518 he entered the priesthood, and in 1522 was appointed parish priest of Riedlingen on the Upper Danube. Being accused of Lutheran tendencies, he was forbidden in 1523 to officiate, and in 1525 his living was formally taken from him. He returned to Constanz, and was appointed by the Council in 1527 as one of the town preachers. Here he laboured unweariedly, caring specially for the children, the poor, and the refugees, till 1542. In Aug. 1542, the people of Bischofszell, in Thurgau, h… Go to person page >

Translator: Henry Ralph Wardlaw

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Text Information

First Line: Lord, you have founded through your Son
Author: Johannes Zwick
Translator: Henry Ralph Wardlaw
Meter: 8.8.7 D
Copyright: Words © Australian Hymn Book Co.

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Australian Hymn Book #403

The Australian Hymn Book with Catholic Supplement #403

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