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Arise and Shine in Splendor

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Translator: Gerhard Gieschen

Born: June 28, 1899, Helenville, Wisconsin. Died: June 22, 1987, Sun City, Arizona. Gieschen served as pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Leigh, Nebraska, and was an Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at Central Seminary in Fremont, Nebraska. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Author: Martin Opitz

Opitz, Martin, son of Sebastian Opitz, butcher at Bunzlau in Silesia, was born at Bunzlau, Dec. 23, 1597. He entered the University of Frankfurt a. Oder in 1618, and in 1619 went to Heidelberg, where he acted as a private tutor, and studied literature and philosophy at the University, paying also short visits to Strassburg and Tübingen. When the University was threatened by the Spanish troops (they sacked the town under Tilly in Sept. 1622), Opitz left Heidelberg in Oct. 1620, and with his friend, H. A. Hamilton (a member of a Danish noble family, travelled through Holland, Friesland and Jutland. In the spring of 1621 he returned to Silesia through Lübeck, and at Easter, 1622, became Professor of Philosophy and Poetry in the Gymnasium, fo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Arise and shine in splendor
Title: Arise and Shine in Splendor
German Title: Brich auf und werde lichte
Translator: Gerhard Gieschen
Author: Martin Opitz
Meter: 7.7.6.7.7.8
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © 1941, Concordia Publishing House

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Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Christian Worship #81

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #166

Lutheran Service Book #396

Lutheran Worship #85

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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