See This Wonder in the Making

Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda

Jaroslav J. Vajda (b. Lorain, Ohio, 1919; d. 2008) Born of Czechoslovakian parents, Vajda was educated at Concordia College in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and Concordia Theological Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. Ordained as a Lutheran pastor in 1944, he served congregations in Pennsylvania and Indiana until 1963. He was editor of the periodicals The Lutheran Beacon (1959-1963) and This Day (1963-1971) and book editor and developer for Concordia Publishing House in St. Louis from 1971 until his retirement in 1986. Working mainly with hymn texts, Vajda served on several Lutheran commissions of worship. A writer of original poetry since his teens, he was the author of They Followed the King (1965) and Follow the King (1977). His translations from S… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: See this wonder in the making
Title: See This Wonder in the Making
Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: © 1984 Concordia Publishing House

Tune

TRYGGARE KAN INGEN VARA

First associated with this text in Fredrik Engelke's Loftangeroch andeliga wisor (1873), TRYGGARE KAN INGEN VARA is probably a Swedish folk song, but versions of the tune were also sung in Germany in the early 1800s. This charmingly simple tune needs light accompaniment, perhaps just recorders 1 and…

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HANNAH’S SONG


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Break Forth in Joyous Song #16

Christian Worship #300

Hymnal Supplement 98 #842

Lutheran Service Book #593

The Covenant Hymnal #539

Worship Supplement 2000 #750

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