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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Du bist ja, Jesu, meine Freude

Du bist ja, Jesu, meine Freude

Author: Christian Jakob Koitsch
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Christian Jakob Koitsch

Koitsch, Christian Jacob, was born Sept. 13, 1671, at Meissen, where his father was a leathercutter. He entered the University of Leipzig in 1692, and then went as a student of theology to Halle, where, under the influence of Francke and Breithaupt, he became one of the first "awakened" students. After he had finished his course, Francke appointed him, in 1696, as one of the Masters, and in 1700 as Inspector, of the Paedagogium at Halle. In 1705 he became Professor and Kector of the Gymnasium at Elbing, and died at Elbing, Aug. 21, 1734. (Bode, p. 99; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, xvi. 455, &c.) To Freylinghausen's Geistreiches Gesang-Buch 1704, and its 2nd edition, 1705, he contributed 8 (or 9) hymns, and two others to his Neues Geistrei… Go to person page >

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First Line: Du bist ja, Jesu, meine Freude
Author: Christian Jakob Koitsch

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Davidisches Psalter-Spiel der Kinder Zions #d145

Kirchenbuch der Ev.- Luth.-Christus Gemeinde, in New York #d132

Liederkranz Evangelischer Maennerchoere fuer Kirche und Verein #d17

Wolga Gesangbuch . . . der deutschen evangelischen Kolonien an den Wolga ... #d110

Zionitischer Weyrauchs Huegel; oder, Weyrrhen Berg #d87

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