The Sending, Lord, Springs

Author: William J. Danker

Danker was ed­u­cat­ed at Con­cor­dia Col­lege, Mil­wau­kee, Wis­con­sin; Con­cor­dia Sem­in­a­ry, St. Lou­is, Mis­sou­ri; Whea­ton Col­lege (BA); the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Chi­ca­go (MA); and the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Hei­del­berg (DTheol, mag­na cum laude). Af­ter or­din­a­tion, he pas­tored at St. Paul’s Lu­ther­an Church, Har­vard, Il­li­nois (1937-42), and Trin­i­ty Lu­ther­an Church, West Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois (1942-48). From 1948-55, he served as the Lu­ther­an Church Mis­sou­ri Synod’s first mis­sion­a­ry to Ja­pan. Up­on re­turn to Amer­i­ca, he be­came a pro­fess­or at Con­cor­dia Sem­in­a­ry, and di­rect­ed the World Mis­sion In­sti­tute. His works in­clude:… Go to person page >

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First Line: The sending, Lord, springs from thy yearning heart
Title: The Sending, Lord, Springs
Author: William J. Danker (1966)
Language: English
Copyright: Text © 1966, Christianity Today. Used by permission.



Ralph Vaughan Williams (<a href="/hymn/PsH/316#tuneinfo">PHH 316</a>) composed SINE NOMINE for this text and published it in the <cite>English Hymnal</cite> in 1906. Vaughan Williams wrote two harmonizations¬–one for unison stanzas and one for choral stanzas. The…

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Charles V. Stanford (b. Dublin, Ireland, 1852; d. Marylebone, London, England, 1924) composed ENGELBERG as a setting for William W. How's "For All the Saints" (505). The tune was published in the 1904 edition of <cite>Hymns Ancient and Modern</cite> with no less than six d…

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #451
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