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Aus Jacobs Stamm ein Stern sehr klar

Aus Jacobs Stamm ein Stern sehr klar

Author: Michael Altenburg
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 Aus Jacobs Stamm ein Stern sehr klar
geht heut auf, und wird offenbar:
Der Stern bist du, Herr Jesu Christ,
der Du jetzt Mensch geboren bist.
Laßt uns freuen in dem Herren,
Laßt uns freuen in dem Herren.

2 Zu Bethlehem ist kommen an,
an diesem Tag der Herr, der Mann,
der Held von dem Haus Israel,
uns'r hochverdient'r Immanuel.
Laßt uns freuen in dem Herren,
Laßt uns freuen in dem Herren.

3 Bis willkommen Du edler Hort,
erleucht' mein Herzlein durch Dein Wort,
und laß dasselb' Dein Kripplein sein,
schlaf' und ruh' darin sanft und sein,
Laßt uns freuen in dem Herren,
Laßt uns freuen in dem Herren.

Source: Evangelisch-Lutherisches Gesang-Buch: worin die gebräuchlichsten alten Kirchen-Lieder Dr. M.Lutheri und anderer reinen lehrer und zeugen Gottes, zur Befoederung der wahren ... (2. verm. Aus.) #63

Author: Michael Altenburg

Altenburg, Johann Michael, b. at Alach, near Erfurt, on Trinity Sunday, 1584. After completing his studies he was for some time teacher and precentor in Erfurt. In 1608 he was appointed pastor of Ilversgehofen and Marbach near Erfurt; in 1611, of Troch-telborn; and in 1621 of Gross-Sommern or Som-merda near Erfurt. In the troublous war times he was forced, in 1631, to flee to Erfurt, and there, on the news of the victory of Leipzig, Sept. 17, 1631, he composed his best known hymn. He remained in Erfurt without a charge till, in 1637, he was appointed diaconus of the Augustino Church, and, in 1638, pastor of St. Andrew's Church. He d. at Erfurt February 12, 1640 (Koch, iii. 115-117 ; Allg. Deutsche Biog., i. p. 363, and x. p. 766—the latte… Go to person page >

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First Line: Aus Jacobs Stamm ein Stern sehr klar
Author: Michael Altenburg
Copyright: Public Domain

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Evangelisch-Lutherisches Gesang-Buch #63

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