Make My Calling and Election   3 comments

©Photo. R.M.N. / R.-G. OjŽda

Above:  Saint John on Patmos

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Hymn Source = Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church (Unitas Fratrum) (1923)

Words by Bishop Christian Gregor (1723-1801), the “Father of Moravian Music;” and Bishop George H. Loskiel (1740-1813), German Moravian minister


1.  Make my calling and election,

Jesus, every day more sure;

Keep me under Thy direction,

Till I, through almighty power,

Unto endless glory raised,

In Thy mansions shall be placed:

When in Thee I end my race,

Weeping shall for ever cease.

2.  Amen, yea, my lasting praises,

Jesus, unto Thee are given,

That a place by Thee prepared

Is for me secured in heaven;

Blest my case, ah! truly blessed,

When to heavenly glory raised,

I from pain and sorrow free,

Live evermore with Thee.

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