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With high delight let us unite

Full Text

1 With high delight let us unite
In songs of sweet jubilation.
Ye pure in heart, all bear your part,
Sing Jesus Christ, our Salvation.
To set us free forever, he
Is risen and sends to all earth's ends
Good news to save every nation.

2 True God, he first from death has burst
Forth into life, all subduing.
His Enemy vanquished doth lie;
His death has been death's undoing.
"And yours shall be like victory
O'er death and grave," said he, who gave
His life for us, life renewing.

3 Let praises ring; give thanks, and bring
To Christ our Lord adoration.
His honor speed vy word and deed
To every land, every nation.
So shall his love gve us above,
From misery and death set free,
All joy and full consolation.

Source: Worship Supplement #734

Translator: Martin H. Franzmann

Born: January 29, 1907, Lake City, Minnesota. Died: March 28, 1976, Cambridge, England.  Go to person page >

Author: Georg Vetter

George Vetter or Strey, [b. 1536, at Zabfeh in Moravia; ordained priest 1567; d. Jan. 25, 1599, at Selovitz in Bohemia], 6 hymns [in Bohemian Hymn Book, ed. 1566-1639], one of which is translated as No. 283 in pt. i. of the Moravian Hymn Book, 1754. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: With high delight let us unite
Translator: Martin H. Franzmann
Author: Georg Vetter
Language: English
Copyright: © 1969 Concordia Publishing House



MIT FREUDEN ZART has some similarities to the French chanson "Une pastourelle gentille" (published by Pierre Attaingnant in 1529) and to GENEVAN 138 (138). The tune was published in the Bohemian Brethren hymnal Kirchenges√§nge (1566) with Vetter's text "Mit Freuden zart su dieser Fahrt." Splendid mu…

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Worship: a Lutheran hymnal #168Page Scan
Evangelical Lutheran Worship #368
Lutheran Service Book #483
Lutheran Worship #134
Moravian Book of Worship #368
Small Church Music #1840Audio
Include 2 pre-1979 instances