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Du starker Held, Herr Jesu Christ

Du starker Held, Herr Jesu Christ

Author: Barthold Helder
Published in 6 hymnals

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1. Du starker held, Herr Jesu Christ!
Des tod's nun mächtig worden bist,
Zerbricht der hollen band und thür',
Und kommst am dritten tag herfür.

2. Läss'st schauen dich ohn' alle qual
Bei deinen freunden überall,
Zeigst ihn'n dein' gaben hochgeacht't,
Die du hast aus dem tod gebracht.

3. Lehr' uns und alle christenheit
Erkennen diese große freud',
Die von dein'r auferstehung wir
Bekommen hab'n all' von dir.

4. Hilf uns von sünden auferstehn
Und in ein heilig leben gehn,
Bis wir erlös't von aller pein
Bei dir in ew'gen ostern sein.


Source: Kirchen-Gesangbuch: für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #102

Author: Barthold Helder

Helder, Bartholomäus, son of Johann Helder, Superintendent in Gotha, became, in 1607, schoolmaster at Friemar, and in 1616, pastor of Bemstadt, near Gotha, where he died of the pestilence, Oct. 28, 1635 (Koch, iii. 114, 115, 248; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, xi. 684, 685, &c). Helder published two works (both in the Royal Library, Berlin). (1) Cymbalum Genethliacum. Erfurt, 1615 ; and (2) Cymbalum Davidicum. Erfurt, 1620. The first contains 15 Christmas and New Year Hymns, and the second 25, mostly Psalm versions. In the Cantionale Sacrum, Gotna, 1646-48, over 50 hymns are given with his name as composer of the music and without definite ascription as regards the words. Two of these have passed into English, viz.:— i. In meiner No… Go to person page >

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First Line: Du starker Held, Herr Jesu Christ
Author: Barthold Helder

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Evangelisch-Lutherisches Gesang-Buch #133

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch für Evang.-Lutherische Gemeinden #102

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch #102

The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d130

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