Lewis Renatus West, born in London, May 3, 1753, and Moravian Minister at Tytherton, Wilts, from 1809 to his death, Aug. 4, 1826.
--Excerpt from John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >
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. 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 obligation to Zinzendorf for some ideas on singing, organization of classes, and Church government. Zinzendorf was the author of some two thousand hymn… Go to person page >
Display Title: Be Present with Your Servants, LordFirst Line: Be present with your servants, LordTune Title: HUSAuthor: Lewis Renatus West; Nicholas Ludwig von ZinzendorfMeter: L.M.Scripture: Nehemiah 8:10; Romans 12Date: 1995Subject: Blessing | ; Christ--Presence of | ; Labor and laborers | ; Ministry | ; Trust and Guidance |