More than all, one thing my heart is craving

More than all, one thing my heart is craving

Author: Albert Knapp; Translator: T. C. Porter (1868)
Tune: COVENANT (Herrnhut)
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Albert Knapp

Knapp, Albert, was born July 25, 1798, at Tübingen, where his father (1800, Oberanitmann at Alpirsbach in the Black Forest, and 1809, Oberamtmann at Rottweil) was then advocate at the Court of Appeal. In the autumn of 1814 he entered the Theological Seminary at Maulbronn, and in 1816 the Theological College at Tübingen, where he also graduated M.A. at the University. In November, 1820, he became assistant clergyman at Feuerbach, near Stuttgart; and in July, 1821, at Gaisburg, near Stuttgart. He was appointed, in Feb., 1825, diaconus (Heifer) at Sulz on the Neckar, and also pastor of the neighbouring village of Holzhausen; in June, 1831, archidiaconus at Kirchheim-unter-Teck, along with Bahnmaier (q.v.); in May, 1836, diaconus of the Hospi… Go to person page >

Translator: T. C. Porter

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Text Information

First Line: More than all, one thing my heart is craving
German Title: Eines wünsch ich mir vor allem Andern
Author: Albert Knapp
Translator: T. C. Porter (1868)
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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Christ in Song #625

Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d452

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Offices of Worship and Hymns #1005

The Apostolic Christian Hymnal #d107

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The Evangelical Hymnal #230

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The Evangelical Hymnal. Text edition #230

The Oxford American Hymnal for Schools and Colleges #d204

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