Help, Helper, help in fear and need

Help, Helper, help in fear and need

Author: Nicolaus Selneccer
Published in 8 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Help, Helper, help in fear and need,
Have mercy, to my prayer give heed!
I know Thou lov'st me still as Thine,
Though 'gainst me world and hell combine.

2 My God and Lord, I trust in Thee;
What need I, if Thou art with me?
And Thou, Lord Jesus Christ, art mine;
My God and Savior, I am Thine.

3 Therefore my happiness is great,
I am content, for Thee I wait,
Trust wholly in Thy name, and then
I pray: Help, Helper, help! Amen.

Source: Hymnal and Prayer Book: compiled by the Lutheran Church Board for Army and Navy of the Ev. Lutheran Synod of Missouri, Ohio, and other states, and of the joint Ev. Lutheran Synod of...(3rd. ed.) #44

Author: Nicolaus Selneccer

Selnecker, Nicolaus, D.D., son of Georg Selnecker (Selneccer, Schellenecker, who was protonotarius to the Nürnberg magistracy, but lived at Hersbruck near Nürnberg) was born at Hersbruck Dec. 5, 1532. In 1536 he was removed to Nürnberg, and became during his school time, when only twelve years old, organist at the chapel in the Kaiserburg there. He went to the university of Wittenberg in 1550 (where he became a favourite pupil of Melanchthon), graduated M.A. on July 31, 1554, and subsequently lectured as a privat-docent, sometimes to 200 students. In the end of 1557 he was appointed second court preacher at Dresden, and tutor to the heir apparent Prince Alexander, having also to supervise the education of the choirboys of the royal chape… Go to person page >

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First Line: Help, Helper, help in fear and need
Author: Nicolaus Selneccer
Copyright: Public Domain



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Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #346

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymn-book #523

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnbook (Lutheran Conference of Missouri and Other States) #d112

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Hymnal and Prayer Book #44

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Hymnal for Evangelical Lutheran Missions #172

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Lutheran Hymnal for the Sunday School #30

The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d246

The Selah Song Book. Word ed. #d122

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