The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ,
The love of God, so highly prized,
The Holy Ghost's communion be,
With all of us most sensibly.
Offices of Worship and Hymns, with tunes, 3rd. ed., revised and enlarged, 1891
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Author: Johannes de Watteville
Johannes de Watteville, was the son-in-law of Nicholas Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf, married to Zinzendorf's daughter Benigna. He was a Moravian bishop in Germany. He originated the Christingle tradition in 1747 when he gave each child in his church a lighted candle wrapped in a red ribbon with a prayer that said "Lord Jesus, kindle a flame in these dear children's hearts."… Go to person page >