Der du bist Drei in Einigkeit

Der du bist Drei in Einigkeit

Author: St. Ambrose; Translator: Martin Luther
Published in 11 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Der du bist drei in Einigkeit,
ein wahrer Gott von Ewigkeit,
die Sonn mit dem Tag von uns weicht,
laß uns leuchten dein göttlich Licht.

2 Des Morgens, Gott, dich loben wir,
des Abends auch beten vor dir,
unser armes Lied rühmet dich
jetzund, immer und ewiglich.

3 Gott Vater, dem sei ewig Ehr,
Gott Sohn, der ist der einig Herr,
und dem Tröster heiligen Geist,
von nun an bis in Ewigkeit.

Source: Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #39

Author: St. Ambrose

Ambrosius (St. Ambrose), second son and third child of Ambrosius, Prefect of the Gauls, was born at Lyons, Aries, or Treves--probably the last--in 340 A.D. On the death of his father in 353 his mother removed to Rome with her three children. Ambrose went through the usual course of education, attaining considerable proficiency in Greek; and then entered the profession which his elder brother Satyrus had chosen, that of the law. In this he so distinguished himself that, after practising in the court of Probus, the Praetorian Prefect of Italy, he was, in 374, appointed Consular of Liguria and Aemilia. This office necessitated his residence in Milan. Not many months after, Auxentius, bishop of Milan, who had joined the Arian party, died; and m… Go to person page >

Translator: 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 >

Notes

Suggested tune: HERR JESU CHRIST

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Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #39

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses #129

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses (14th ed.) #129

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch: für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #143

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #498

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #498

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Liederkranz für Sonntags-Schulen und Jugend-Vereine #162

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