O Lord, who numberest all our days

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1 O Lord, Who numberest all our days,
Who guardest us in all our ways,
In Whom we live, and move, and are,
Who knowest our needs and hearest prayer:

2 Endow all parents with Thy love,
And give them wisdom from above
To educate each child for Thee,
As Thy redeemed property.

3 Grant us and all our children grace
So here on earth to run our race
That we in heaven may meet and sing
Eternal praise to Thee, our King.

Source: Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #496

Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf

Zinzendorf, Count Nicolaus Ludwig, the founder of the religious community of Herrnhut and the apostle of the United Brethren, was born at Dresden May 26, 1700. It is not often that noble blood and worldly wealth are allied with true piety and missionary zeal. Such, however, was the case with Count Zinzendorf. Spener, the father of Pietism, was his godfather; and Franke, the founder of the famous Orphan House, in Halle, was for several years his tutor. In 1731 Zinzendorf resigned all public duties and devoted himself to missionary work. He traveled extensively on the Continent, in Great Britain, and in America, preaching "Christ, and him crucified," and organizing societies of Moravian brethren. John Wesley is said to have been under obligat… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Lord, who numberest all our days
Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf

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