My yoke, saith Christ, upon you take

My yoke, saith Christ, upon you take

Translator: Frederick William Foster; Author: Angelus Silesius
Published in 5 hymnals

Translator: Frederick William Foster

Foster, Frederick William, second son. of William Foster, was born at Bradford, Aug. 1, 1760, and educated at Fulneck, near Leeds, and at Barby in Prussian Saxony. Entering the Moravian Ministry he held several appointments until 1818, when he was consecrated a Bishop of the Moravian Church. He died at Ockbrook, near Derby, April 12, 1835. He compiled the Moravian Hymn Book of 1801, the Supplement of 1808, and the revised edition of 1826. His translations from the German, and his original hymns appeared in that collection. Two of his original hymns are in the Irish Church Hymnal, 1873; (1) "Lord, Who didst sanctify" 1808 (Holiness desired); and (2) "With thanks before the Lord appear," 1826 (Praise of the Saviour). [George Arthur… Go to person page >

Author: Angelus Silesius

Pen name of Johann Scheffler… Go to person page >

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First Line: My yoke, saith Christ, upon you take
Translator: Frederick William Foster
Author: Angelus Silesius
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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