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Gott, deine Kinder treten, mit Freuden zu dir hin

Author: Ernst Moritz Arndt

Arndt, Ernst Moritz, son of Ludwig Nicolaus Arndt, estate manager for Count Putbus, in the island of Rugen, was b. at Schoritz in Rugen, Dec. 26, 1769. After studying at the Universities of Greifswald and Jena, where he completed his theological course under Paulus, he preached for two years as a candidate, but in 1798 abandoned theology. After a pedestrian tour through South Germany, Hungary, Northern Italy, France, and Belgium, he became, at Easter 1800, lecturer at the University of Greifswald, and in 1805 professor of history there. But in 1806, lamenting over the tyranny of France, he wrote his fiery Gent der Zeit (pt. ii. 1809, iii. 1813, iv. 1818) which awakened the patriotism of his countrymen, but drew on him the hatred of Napoleon… Go to person page >

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Gott, deine Kindlein treten. [Children.] First published 1818 (vol. i. p. 275) in 5 stanzas of 4 lines. It is translated as "Oh, gracious God! Thy children come before Thee," by C. T. Astley, 1860, p. 38.

- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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349 Lieder fuer Schule und Haus in den Vereinigsten Staaten #d79

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Deutsches Liederbuch #259

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Frohe Lieder #260

Gesangbuch der evangelisch-Lutherischen St. Markus Kirche #d95

Liederbuch für die Jugend #d41

Liederbuch für Sonntagsschulen #d65

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Muntere Lieder #95

Sonntags-Schul-Harfe #d52

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Sonntags-Schul-Harfe #128

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Sonntagsschul-Gesangbuch der Reformirten Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten #250

Sonntagsschul-Gesangbuch der Reformirten Kirchen in den Vereinigten Staaten #d83

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