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Ach. mein Herz, ergib dich drein

Ach. mein Herz, ergib dich drein

Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Published in 2 hymnals

Full Text

1 Ach meine Herze! gieb dich drein,
nimm mit deinem Gott verwillen,
nur dein Jesus kann allein
alle deine Sorgen stillen;
richte dich nach seiner Huld,
er giebt Trost und auch Geduld.

2 Gehst du hier die Dornenbahn,
ist dein Trank vermischt mit Gallen,
nimm es nur geduldig an,
also hat es Gott gefallen;
glaube nur, was dieser thut,
das ist Alles recht und gut.

3 Bleibe deinem Gott getreu;
ob das kreuz gleich bringet Schmerzen,
hast zu dennoch stets dabei
Ruh und Trost in deinem Herzen:
nichts besiegt auf dieser Welt
einen Sinn, der Gott gefällt.

4 Schicke dich in Gottes Brauch,
Christen müssen dulden, hoffen;
hat doch deinen Heiland auch
manches Ungemach getroffen;
o! er weiß, wie dir es thut,
leide nur mit frohem Muth.

5 Kronen folgen auf den Streit,
kämpfe nur mit festem Glauben;
Jesus ist ja nimmer weit,
Niemand kann sein Herz dir rauben;
bete, leide, lebe rein,
selig wird dein Ende sein.

Source: Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #511

Author: Benjamin Schmolck

Schmolck, Benjamin, son of Martin Schmolck, or Schmolcke, Lutheran pastor at Brauchitschdorf (now Chrόstnik) near Liegnitz in Silesia (now Poland) was born at Brauchitschdorf, Dec. 21, 1672. He entered the Gymnasium at Lauban in 1688, and spent five years there. After his return home he preached for his father a sermon which so struck the patron of the living that he made Benjamin an allowance for three years to enable him to study theology. He matriculated, at Michaelmas, 1693, at the University of Leipzig, where he came under the influence of J. Olearius, J. B. Carpzov, and others, and throughout his life retained the character of their teaching, viz. a warm and living practical Christianity, but Churchly in tone and not Pietistic. In th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ach. mein Herz, ergib dich drein
Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Suggested tune: JESUS, MEINE ZUVERSICHT

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Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #511Text
Kirchenbuch der Ev.- Luth.-Christus Gemeinde, in New York #d19
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