Christ fuhr gen Himmel

Christ fuhr gen Himmel

Author: Martin Luther (1546)
Published in 17 hymnals

Representative Text

1. Christi fuhr gen himmel,
Da sand't er uns hernieder
Den tröster, den heiligen Geist,
Zu trost der armen christenheit,
Kyrieleis.

2. Halleluja! Halleluja! Halleluja!
Deß soll'n wir alle froh sein,
Christ will unser trost sein,
Kyrieleis.

Source: Kirchen-Gesangbuch: für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #119

Author: Martin Luther

Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody. i. Hymn Books. 1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Christ fuhr gen Himmel
Author: Martin Luther (1546)
Source: 15th Century
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses (14th ed.) #108

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch: für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #119

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #124

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #124

Kirkenbuch fuer Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #d58

Sing- und Betbuechlein fuer Kinder ev.-luth. Schulen #d9

Vollstaendiges Marburger Gesang-Buch, zur Uebung der Gottseligkeit ... #d77

Wolga Gesangbuch . . . der deutschen evangelischen Kolonien an den Wolga ... #d76

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