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Herr, wenn um Dich allein

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1 Herr, wenn um Dich allein
Die Herzen sich bewegen,
Dann fließt wie Himmelstau
Herab Dein reicher Segen.
Drum ziehe uns mit Macht
Auch jetzt zu Dir empor,
Gib Stille des Gemüts,
Und heil'ge Mund und Ohr!

2 Verscheuche gnädiglich
Des Feindes böse Mächte,
Erfüll' mit Deinem Geist
Die Seele Deiner Knechte!
Ja, lege Deine Kraft
In jedes Wort hinein,
Und lasse Herz und Sinn
Auf Dich gerichtet sein!

Source: Glaubenslieder #141

Author: Rudolf Brockhaus, 1856-1932

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Text Information

First Line: Herr, wenn um Dich allein
Author: Rudolf Brockhaus, 1856-1932
Language: German
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.



NUN DANKET, named for the incipit of Rinkart's text, has been associated with this text ever since they were published together by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) in his Praxis Pietatis Melica (1647). Like most modern hymnals, the Psalter Hymnal prints the isorhythmic (all equal rhythms) version. The tune w…

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