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.




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 Hymns Ancient and Modern with no less than six different musical settings. It is clearly…

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Ralph Vaughan Williams (PHH 316) composed SINE NOMINE for this text and published it in the English Hymnal in 1906. Vaughan Williams wrote two harmonizations¬–one for unison stanzas and one for choral stanzas. The tune's title means "without name" and follows the Renaissance tradition of naming c…

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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #451
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