For all the saints who from their labors rest

One of the great songs from the Lutheran Hymnal. The golden evening brightens in the west, Soon, soon, to faithful warriors cometh rest, Sweet is the calm of Paradise the blest.

I leave all things to God's Direction - Lutheran Men's Voice

A German hymn, translated to English, and sung in India. “My God desires each soul’s salvation, My soul he too desires to save; Therefore with Christian resignation, All earthly troubles I will brave.

The God of Abraham Praise

“The God of Abraham Praise” was written by Thomas Olivers around 1770. The hymn is Yigdal (Leoni) an old Hebrew melody, and the lyrics based on the 13 creeds of Moses Maimonides (1130-1204).

Come to Calvary's Holy Mountain

The writer of this favorite, James Montgomery, composed more than 400 hymns, 100 of which are still in common use. Moravian minister James Montgomery was born at Irvine, Ayrshire, Nov. 4, 1771.

A Lamb Goes Uncomplaining Forth

Gerhardt is considered one of the best Lutheran hymn-writers. He wrote 133 hymns in all, twenty-one of which are included in The Lutheran Hymnal. “Paul Gerhardt wrote the hymn ALamb Goes Uncomplaining Forth in 1648 at age 41.

On What Has Now Been Sown

Dear Lord, “Oh, grant that each of us now met before Thee here, may meet together thus when Thou and Thine appear. And, follow Thee to heaven, our home. E’en so, Amen, Lord Jesus, come!

Let us ever walk with Jesus

“Sigismund von Birken was the son of an Evangelical pastor in Bohemia. His family was forced to flee to Nürnberg when he was three. Birken was an established poet and was appointed a tutor at the age of 16 to the Princes of Brunswick-Lünesburg.

Jesus Lover of my Soul - Hymn by Charles Wesley

There are several general favorites among English hymns which are used by practically all Christians. We know the hymns so well that we forget the writers and merely appropriate and sing what they wrote.

May the Mind of Christ My Savior - Hymn

“Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Philippians 2:5” This is a hymn written before 1913 by Kate B. Wilkinson. It’s based on Philippians 2:5: Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus.

Come ye thankful people come

According to an online website specializing in hymns, Come ye thankful people come appears in 608 hymnals. On the one hand it’s a song of gratitude to the Lord for the food provided in this year’s harvest.