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Dank, o Vater, Deiner Gnade

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1 Dank, o Vater, Deiner Gnade,
Deiner Liebe, Deiner Macht,
Daß Du von des Sünders Pfade
Uns so nah zu Dir gebracht!
"Abba, Vater!" stammeln Kinder,
"Abba!" die erlösten Sünder.
Dein Geist zeugt mit unserm Geist,
Daß Du "Abba, Vater" heißt.

2 Fern von Dir, mit Fluch beladen,
Lagen wir in Sündennacht.
Christi Blut hat uns aus Gnaden
Deinem Herzen nah gebracht.
Du hast in dem Sohn gegeben
Uns Erlösung, ew'ges Leben.
O wir danken Dir dafür,
Abba, Vater! Preis sei Dir!

Source: Glaubenslieder #27

Author: Julius Anton von Poseck, 1816-1896

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Text Information

First Line: Dank, o Vater, Deiner Gnade
Author: Julius Anton von Poseck, 1816-1896
Language: German
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.



The tune SALZBURG, named after the Austrian city made famous by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, was first published anonymously in the nineteenth edition of Praxis Pietatis Melica (1678); in that hymnbook's twenty-fourth edition (1690) the tune was attributed to Jakob Hintze (b. Bernau, Germany, 1622; d. B…

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