This Child of Ours

This child of ours, this miracle

Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda (1919-) (1984, rev. 1988)
Published in 2 hymnals

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Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda (1919-)

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 >

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First Line: This child of ours, this miracle
Title: This Child of Ours
Author: Jaroslav J. Vajda (1919-) (1984, rev. 1988)
Meter: Irregular
Copyright: © 1984, 1988 Jaroslav J. Vajda



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Common Praise (1998) #38

Voices United #455

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