O, Jesus, light of all below

Author: Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux, saint, abbot, and doctor, fills one of the most conspicuous positions in the history of the middle ages. His father, Tecelin, or Tesselin, a knight of great bravery, was the friend and vassal of the Duke of Burgundy. Bernard was born at his father's castle on the eminence of Les Fontaines, near Dijon, in Burgundy, in 1091. He was educated at Chatillon, where he was distinguished for his studious and meditative habits. The world, it would be thought, would have had overpowering attractions for a youth who, like Bernard, had all the advantages that high birth, great personal beauty, graceful manners, and irresistible influence could give, but, strengthened in the resolve by night visions of his mother (who had died in 1… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O, Jesus, light of all below
Author: Bernard of Clairvaux

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 20 of 20)
Page Scan

A Church Hymn Book: for the use of congregations of the United Church of England and Ireland #99

Chapel Gems: Enlarged Edition #d54

Page Scan

Chapel Treasures (Christ Chapel Sabbath-School, Lebanon, PA) #144

Page Scan

Echo to Happy Voices #73

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d499

Page Scan

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #355

Page Scan

Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #146

Page Scan

Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #146

Hymns for Worship #d127

Page Scan

Hymns of the Church Universal #200

Page Scan

Plymouth Collection of Hymns and Tunes; for the use of Christian Congregations #593

Page Scan

Revival Hymns #263

Page Scan

Songs for the Service of Prayer #102

Page Scan

The Gospel Psalmist #364

Page Scan

The Harp #342

Page Scan

The Master's Call #127

Winnogiene Songs #d18

Page Scan

Worship in Song: a selection of hymns and tunes for the Service of the Sanctuary #421

Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements