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Christ ist die Wahrheit und das leben

Christ ist die Wahrheit und das leben

Author: Martin Luther
Published in 7 hymnals

Representative Text

Christ ist die Wahrheit und das Leben,
die Auferstehung will er geben.
Wer an ihn gläubt, das Leben wirbt,
ob er auch gleich hier zeitlich stirbt.
Wer lebt und gläubt, thut ihm die Ehr,
wird g'wißlich sterben nimmermehr.

Source: Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #673

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 ist die Wahrheit und das leben
Author: Martin Luther
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Suggested tune: VATER UNSER

Timeline

Instances

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Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #673

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses #503

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses (14th ed.) #503

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch für Evang.-Lutherische Gemeinden #399

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch #399

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