Seek Where Ye may to Find a Way

Author: Georg Weissel

Weissel, Georg, son of Johann Weissel, judge and afterwards burgomaster at Doranau, near Königsberg, was born at Domnau in 1590. He studied at the University of Königsberg, from 1608 to 1611, and thereafter, for short periods, at Wittenberg, Leipzig, Jena, Strassburg, Basel and Marburg In 1614 he was appointed rector of the school at Friedland near Domnau, but resigned this post after three years, and returned to Königsberg to resume his studies in theology. Finally, in 1623, he became pastor of the newly erected Altrossgart church at Königsberg, where he remained till his death, on August 1, 1635. Weissel was one of the most important of the earlier hymn-writers of Prussia. His hymns, about 20 in all, are good in style, moderate in le… Go to person page >

Translator: Arthur P. Voss

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Text Information

First Line: Seek where ye may To find a way
Title: Seek Where Ye may to Find a Way
German Title: Such, wer da will, ein ander Ziel
Author: Georg Weissel
Translator: Arthur P. Voss
Meter: 4.4.7.4.4.7.4.4.4.4.7
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © 1938 Concordia Publishing House

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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #395
Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #207Page Scan
Lutheran Service Book #557
Lutheran Worship #358
Include 2 pre-1979 instances



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