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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Ach, lieber Mensch, erkenne recht

Ach, lieber Mensch, erkenne recht

Author: Johann Caspar Schade
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Johann Caspar Schade

Schade, Johann Caspar, son of Jakob Schad or Schade, pastor and decan at Kühndorf, near Suhl, in Thuriugia, was born at Kühndorf, Jan. 18, 1666. He entered the University of Leipzig in 1685 (where he became a great friend of A. H. Francke), and then went to Wittenberg, where he graduated M.A. in 1687. On his return to Leipzig he began to hold Bible readings for the students. This soon raised ill-will against him among the Leipzig professors, and when, in 1690, he was invited to become diaconus at Würzen, near Leipzig, they interfered and prevented his settlement. In 1691 he was invited to become diaconus of St. Nicholas's church, at Berlin (where P. J. Spener had just become probst, or chief pastor), and entered on his work there on the… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ach, lieber Mensch, erkenne recht
Author: Johann Caspar Schade

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Davidisches Psalter-Spiel der Kinder Zions #d19

Gesangbuch in welchem ein Sammlung geistreicher Lieder befindlich #d14

Gesangbuch #ad14

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