Again is come the new church year

Again is come the new church year

Author: Johann Olearius
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 AGAIN is come the new church-year;
Rejoice, all Christians, far and near!
Thy King, O Zion, comes to Thee,
Therefore rejoice eternally!

2 Amongst us now anew are heard
The lessons of God's gracious Word,
Which shows the way to life in heaven.
For this all praise to God be given!

3 May what is taught in Thy true Word,
Increase our faith in Thee, O Lord,
And so abide in us that we
May render endless praise to Thee!

Source: Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #140

Author: Johann Olearius

Olearius, Johannes, son of Johann Olearius, pastor of St. Mary's Church and superintendent at Halle, was born at Halle, Sept. 17, (N.S.) 1611. He entered the University of Wittenberg in 1629 (M.A. 1632, D.D. 1643], where he became lecturer, and, in 1635, adjunct of the philosophical faculty. In 1637 he became Superintendent at Querfurt; and, in 1643, was appointed by Duke August of Sachsen-Weissenfels as his chief court preacher, and private chaplain at Halle, where he became in 1657 Kirchenrath, and in 1664 General Superintendent. When, on the death of Duke August in 1680, the administration of Magdeburg fell to the Elector of Brandenburg, Duke Johann Adolf gave Olearius similar appointments at Weissenfels, which he held till his death on… Go to person page >

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First Line: Again is come the new church year
Author: Johann Olearius



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Church Hymnal for Lutheran Services #67

Evangelical Lutheran Hymn Book with Tunes #140

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #15

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #140

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnbook (Lutheran Conference of Missouri and Other States) #d7

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Hymnal for Evangelical Lutheran Missions #14

The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d13

The Selah Song Book. Word ed. #d7

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