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Herr, Du hast uns erworben

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1 Herr, Du hast uns erworben,
Erkauft mit Deinem Blut.
Du bist für uns gestorben,
Du machtest alles gut.
Dein Tod ist unser Leben,
Du trugst die ganze Schuld,
Hast selbst Dich uns gegeben.
Preis Dir für solche Huld!

2 Kein Tod kann uns nun schrecken.
Wer glaubt, der stirbt nicht mehr,
Du wirst ihn auferwecken
Bei Deiner Wiederkehr.
"Ich leb' — und ihr sollt leben",
So hast Du einst gesagt,
Wirst uns zu Dir erheben,
Noch eh' der Morgen tagt.

3 Dann wird auch das verschlungen,
Was sterblich jetzt noch ist.
Du hast den Sieg errungen,
Der Du das Leben bist.
Drum komm, laß Dein Erscheinen
In einem sel'gen Nu
Uns allesamt vereinen
Bei Dir in ew'ger Ruh'!

Source: Glaubenslieder #142

Author: Rudolf Brockhaus, 1856-1932

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

Text Information

First Line: Herr, Du hast uns erworben
Author: Rudolf Brockhaus, 1856-1932
Language: German
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.

Tune

PASSION CHORALE (Hassler)

The tune HERZLICH TUT MICH VERLANGEN has been associated with Gerhardt's text ["O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden"] since they were first published together in 1656. The tune's first association with a sacred text was its attachment in 1913 [sic: should read 1613] to Christoph Knoll's funeral text "Herzl…

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Glaubenslieder #142

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