O God of Love (Ó seregeknek Istene)

O God of love, O God of grace (Ó seregeknek Istene, Mely kedves gyönyörűsége)

Author: Th. de Bèze; Author: A. Szenczi Molnár (1607)
Tune: GENEVAN 84
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: Th. de Bèze

Bèze, Théodore de, born at Vezelay, in Burgundy, 1519; died 1605. Bèze’s father was of noble birth. He occupied the post of bailiff at Vezelay. Bèza received a first-rate classical education under Melchior Wolmar. Before he was 20 he wrote some poetry in imitation of Catullus and Ovid, the licentiousness of which he mourned and condemned in alter years. A brilliant prospect of Church emoluments turned his attention from the distasteful study of law. The income of the Priory of Longjumeau made him rich, and he became a prominent member of the literary world at Paris. But his entrance into Orders was barred by a secret marriage with Claudine Denosse. Subsequently, when the offer of the abbey of Froidmont by his uncle made it necessary f… Go to person page >

Author: A. Szenczi Molnár

Hungarian Protestant theologian Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O God of love, O God of grace (Ó seregeknek Istene, Mely kedves gyönyörűsége)
Title: O God of Love (Ó seregeknek Istene)
Author: Th. de Bèze
Author: A. Szenczi Molnár (1607)
Language: English; Hungarian

Tune

GENEVAN 84

GENEVAN 84 first appeared in the 1562 edition of the Genevan Psalter; Howard Slenk (PHH 3) harmonized it in 1985. The rhythm of the first phrase is altered to match that of the second and final phrase. (The original first phrase began with two half notes followed by four quarter notes.) This loved G…

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Little Psalterium: Geneva Psalms and Hungarian Hymns #13



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