O Lord, That Art My God and King

O Lord, that art my God and King

Author: John Craig (1564)
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: John Craig

Craig, John, was born in 1512, educated at the University of St. Andrews, and became a Dominican monk. Being suspected of heresy, he went, in 1537, to England, then to France, and finally settled among the Dominicans in Bologna. There, on reading Calvin's Institutes, he embraced and taught his views. Being accused of heresy, he was sent to Rome and imprisoned. He was sentenced to be burnt, August 19, 1559, but escaped at the death of Paul IV., on Aug. 18. From Rome he went by Bologna and Milan to Vienna, where he preached before the Emperor Maximilian II., who gave him letters of safe conduct to England. Having returned to Scotland, he became minister of the Canongate (then Holy rood House), Edinburgh, in 1561, and in 1563 joint minister wi… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord, that art my God and King
Title: O Lord, That Art My God and King
Author: John Craig (1564)
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain


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