Dear Lord, Today Our Child

Representative Text

1 Dear Lord, today, our child,
an heritage from thee,
we bring in faith and claim for him
thy promise free.

2 Dear Lord, today, our child,
sweet token of thy love,
we bring into thy church
for blessings from above.

3 Dear Lord, today our child,
rich treasure of thy grace,
we bring upon his brow
the sign and seal to place.

4 Dear Lord, today, our child,
a gracious gift of thine,
we bring to set apart,
baptized in name divine.

5 Dear Lord, today our child,
the fruit of God-blessed seed,
we bring to thee to ask
for help in ev'ry need.

Source: Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #414

Author: C. A. Busch

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Author: Calvin A. Busch

Calvin Busch was ordained and installed in 1938 as pastor of Aurora Presbyterian Church in Aurora, Nebraska. He was a graduate of Wheaton College and Westminster Seminary. He also served in churches in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Second Parish OPC in Portland, Maine, before a 20-year tenure at Emmanuel OPC in Whippany, New Jersey. He retired in 1977, but later he ministered at Franklin Square OPC in Long Island. On March 11, 1990, he passed away at the age of 78. NN, Hymnary  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Dear Lord, today our child
Title: Dear Lord, Today Our Child
Author: Calvin A. Busch (1954)
Author: C. A. Busch
Language: English



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Trinity Hymnal (Rev. ed.) #414

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