All for Christ I Have Forsaken

Author: Calvin Chao

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Translator: Stephen P. Starke

Stephen P. Starke authored sts. 2-4 of "Hark, the Voice of Jesus Calling" in Lutheran Service Book #827 Go to person page >

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First Line: All for Christ I have forsaken
Title: All for Christ I Have Forsaken
Author: Calvin Chao
Translator: Stephen P. Starke
Language: English
Copyright: © 1999 Stephen P. Starke; admin. Concordia Publishing House



ARISE is an anonymous American folk melody. Set to "Mercy, O Thou Son of David," the tune was published in William Walker's (PHH 44) Southern Harmony (1835) with the title RESTORATION. Its name was changed to ARISE (after the refrain in the ballad about the prodigal son) when it was set to Hart's te…

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