Our Father God, Thy Name We Praise

Author: Leenaerdt Clock

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Translator: Ernest A. Payne

Ernest A. Payne is General Secretary of the Baptist Union of Great Britain and Ireland with offices in London. He is also active in the Psalms and Hymns Trust which is the publication society of the British Baptists. He was a member of the Editorial Committee for the Baptist Hymn Book of 1962. He was also a member of the committee which prepared The Companion for this hymnal. He is an active member of the Hymn Society of Great Britain and Ireland. His translation of one of the hymns in the Anabaptist Ausbund of the 16th Century appears in the Baptist Hymn Book, entitled "Our Father God, thy name we praise." He is the author of numerous books including the "Free Church Tradition in the Life of England" and the "Fellowship of Believers". He h… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Our Father, God, Thy name we praise
Title: Our Father God, Thy Name We Praise
German Title: O Gott, Vater, wir loben dich
Author: Leenaerdt Clock
Translator: Ernest A. Payne (1960)
Source: Anabaptist Ausbund, 16th Century
Language: English
Copyright: Used by permission of Ernest A. Payne



MIT FREUDEN ZART has some similarities to the French chanson "Une pastourelle gentille" (published by Pierre Attaingnant in 1529) and to GENEVAN 138 (138). The tune was published in the Bohemian Brethren hymnal Kirchengesänge (1566) with Vetter's text "Mit Freuden zart su dieser Fahrt." Splendid mu…

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Hymnal #32

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Worship Together #11

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