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

Ambrose (b. Treves, Germany, 340; d. Milan, Italy, 397), one of the great Latin church fathers, is remembered best for his preaching, his struggle against the Arian heresy, and his introduction of metrical and antiphonal singing into the Western church. Ambrose was trained in legal studies and distinguished himself in a civic career, becoming a consul in Northern Italy. When the bishop of Milan, an Arian, died in 374, the people demanded that Ambrose, who was not ordained or even baptized, become the bishop. He was promptly baptized and ordained, and he remained bishop of Milan until his death. Ambrose successfully resisted the Arian heresy and the attempts of the Roman emperors to dominate the church. His most famous convert and disciple w… 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Der du bist Drei in Einigkeit
Latin Title: O lux beata Trinitas
Author: St. Ambrose
Translator: Martin Luther
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Suggested tune: HERR JESU CHRIST

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 11 of 11)
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Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #39

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Evangelisch-Lutherisches Gesang-Buch #190

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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 Evang.-Lutherische Gemeinden #143

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch #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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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #498

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Liederkranz für Sonntags-Schulen und Jugend-Vereine #162

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Vollständiges Marburger Gesang-Buch #91

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