All Christians Who Have Been Baptized

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Paul Gerhardt (b. Gräfenheinichen, Saxony, Germany, 1607; d. Lubben, Germany, 1676), famous author of Lutheran evangelical hymns, studied theology and hymnody at the University of Wittenberg and then was a tutor in Berlin, where he became friends with Johann Crüger. He served the Lutheran parish of Mittenwalde near Berlin (1651-1657) and the great St. Nicholas' Church in Berlin (1657-1666). Friederich William, the Calvinist elector, had issued an edict that forbade the various Protestant groups to fight each other. Although Gerhardt did not want strife between the churches, he refused to comply with the edict because he thought it opposed the Lutheran "Formula of Concord," which con­demned some Calvinist doctrines. Consequently, he was r… Go to person page >

Translator: Jon D. Vieker

The Reverend Jon D. Vieker; asst. pastor, St. Mark Lutheran Church, Union Lake, Mich. Go to person page >

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First Line: All Christians who have been baptized
Title: All Christians Who Have Been Baptized
German Title: Du Volk, das du getaufet bist
Author: Paul Gerhardt
Translator: Jon D. Vieker
Meter: 8.7.8.7.8.8.7
Language: English
Copyright: © 2004 Concordia Publishing House

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Lutheran Service Book #596

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