Come, Your Hearts and Voices Raising

Come, your hearts and voices raising

Author: Paul Gerhardt
Tune: QUEM PASTORES
Published in 7 hymnals

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Author: Paul Gerhardt

Paul Gerhardt (b. GraEenhainichen, Saxony, Germany, 1607; d. Lubben, Germany, 1676), famous author of Lutheran evangelical hymns, studied theology and hymnody at the University of Wittenberg and then was a tutor in Berlin, where he became friends with Johann Crüger. He served the Lutheran parish of Mittenwalde near Berlin (1651-1657) and the great St. Nicholas' Church in Berlin (1657-1666). Friederich William, the Calvinist elector, had issued an edict that forbade the various Protestant groups to fight each other. Although Gerhardt did not want strife between the churches, he refused to comply with the edict because he thought it opposed the Lutheran "Formula of Concord," which con­demned some Calvinist doctrines. Consequently, he was re… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, your hearts and voices raising
Title: Come, Your Hearts and Voices Raising
German Title: Kommt und lasst uns Christum ehren
Author: Paul Gerhardt
Meter: 8.8.8.7
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, St. Louis, 1941, composite (tr.); Johann Ebeling's edition of his Geistliche Andachten Fünfte Dutzet, 1667
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © 1941, Concordia Publishing House

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The Cyber Hymnal #1023
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Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Christian Worship #42

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #128

Lutheran Service Book #375

Lutheran Worship #48

ScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #1023

Together in Song #297

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