O Lord of love and power, Your wisdom is the cross

O Lord of love and power, Your wisdom is the cross

Author: Herbert Brokering
Tune: SMITH
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Herbert Brokering

Herbert F. Brokering (b. Beatrice, Nebraska, May 21, 1926; d. Bloomington, Minnesota, November 7, 2009) was a Lutheran pastor with German roots, an author of more than forty books, and a poet and hymn writer known especially for two hymn texts, “Earth and All Stars” and “Alleluia! Christ Is Risen,” both set to the same tune. He was born in Nebraska, the son of a German Lutheran pastor; earned degrees from Wartburg College in Iowa, University of Iowa, and Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, OH, and pursued graduate study in Germany at the University of Kiel and the University of Erlangen. He served as a pastor of three Lutheran congregations, in Pennsylvania, New York, and Texas; taught at the Navy Chaplain’s Career School in Ne… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord of love and power, Your wisdom is the cross
Author: Herbert Brokering
Publication Date: 1979
Copyright: Copyright 1979 Hymn Society of America

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Hymn Society of America [Hymns Published for Special Occasions, and on Special Subjects] 1942-79 #d156

Three Hymns for 1979 #1

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