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Gottes Sohn! - Anbetend schauen

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1 Gottes Sohn! - Anbetend schauen
Wir in Dir des Vaters Bild,
Gottes Herrlichkeit und Gnade,
Seine Liebe unverhüllt.
Staunend beugen wir uns nieder,
Singen Dir, dem Herrn der Welt,
Der das ganze All erhält,
Unsre Lob und Dankeslieder,
Preisen mit der Schöpfung laut
Dich, o Herr, der sie erbaut.

2 Gottes Lamm! - Du kamst hernieder
Aus des Vaters Herrlichkeit,
Schrittest durch die Welt der Sünde,
Segen spendend, Gott geweiht.
Littest stille, ohne Klagen,
Ließest Dich für unsre Schuld –
O der wunderbaren Huld! –
Willig an das Fluchholz schlagen.
Dank Dir, teures Opferlamm,
Gottes Sohn am Kreuzesstamm!

3 Gottes Lamm! - Jetzt weilst Du droben
Ruhmgekröhnt auf Gottes Thron.
Siegreich hast Du überwunden
Satans Macht und Menschenhohn.
Jauchzend singen heil'ge Chöre,
Seit das große Werk vollbracht:
Dir, dem Lamme, sei gebracht
Macht und Herrlichkeit und Ehre!
Und wir stimmen freudig ein:
Du bist würdig, Du allein!

Source: Glaubenslieder #137

Translator: Rudolf Brockhaus, 1856-1932

(no biographical information available about Rudolf Brockhaus, 1856-1932.) Go to person page >

Author: James Georg Deck, 1807-1884

Deck, James George, eldest son of John Deck, of Bury St. Edmunds, was born in 1802 and educated for the army, and became an officer in the Indian service. Retiring from the army, and having joined the Plymouth Brethren, he undertook, in 1843, the charge of a congregation of that body, at Wellington, Somerset. In 1852 be went abroad and settled in New Zealand. His hymns were published in Hymns for the Poor of the Flock, 1837-1838; Psalms and Hymns, &c, London, Walther (containing those in the former collection), 1842; the Wellington Hymn Book, 1857; Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 1860. Of his hymns now in use outside his own denomination, the greater part appeared in the 1837-1838 book, and are found in his brother-in-law's (Dr. Walker's) Chelte… Go to person page >

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First Line: Gottes Sohn! - Anbetend schauen
Translator: Rudolf Brockhaus, 1856-1932
Author: James Georg Deck, 1807-1884
Language: German
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.

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