Dear Lord, from Whom We All Derive

Dear Lord, from Whom we all derive

Author: Christopher Wordsworth (1872)
Tune: GELOBT SEI GOTT, DER UNSRE NOT
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Dear Lord, from whom we all derive
our life, our gifts, our pow'r to give:
now may we ever with you live. Amen.

Source: Moravian Book of Worship #831

Author: Christopher Wordsworth

Christopher Wordsworth--nephew of the great lake-poet, William Wordsworth--was born in 1807. He was educated at Winchester, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A., with high honours, in 1830; M.A. in 1833; D.D. in 1839. He was elected Fellow of his College in 1830, and public orator of the University in 1836; received Priest's Orders in 1835; head master of Harrow School in 1836; Canon of Westminster Abbey in 1844; Hulsean Lecturer at Cambridge in 1847-48; Vicar of Stanford-in-the-Vale, Berks, in 1850; Archdeacon of Westminster, in 1865; Bishop of Lincoln, in 1868. His writings are numerous, and some of them very valuable. Most of his works are in prose. His "Holy Year; or, Hymns for Sundays, Holidays, and other occ… Go to person page >

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First Line: Dear Lord, from Whom we all derive
Title: Dear Lord, from Whom We All Derive
Author: Christopher Wordsworth (1872)
Meter: 8.8.8
Language: English

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