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Come, Holy Ghost, God and Lord!

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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: Come, Holy Ghost, God and Lord!
German Title: Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott
Author: Martin Luther (1524)
Meter: 7.8.8.8.8.8.8.10.8
Source: Tr. composite
Language: English
Publication Date: 1941
Copyright: Tr. © 1941 Concordia Publishing House

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The Lutheran Hymnal #224

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