Ich weiß, dass mein Erlöser lebt, Auf Felsen steht mein Galube

Ich weiß, dass mein Erlöser lebt, Auf Felsen steht mein Galube

Author: Paul Gerhardt
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Paul Gerhardt (b. GraEenhainichen, Saxony, Germany, 1607; d. Lubben, Germany, 1676), famous author of Lutheran evangelical hymns, studied theology and hymnody at the University of Wittenberg and then was a tutor in Berlin, where he became friends with Johann Crüger. He served the Lutheran parish of Mittenwalde near Berlin (1651-1657) and the great St. Nicholas' Church in Berlin (1657-1666). Friederich William, the Calvinist elector, had issued an edict that forbade the various Protestant groups to fight each other. Although Gerhardt did not want strife between the churches, he refused to comply with the edict because he thought it opposed the Lutheran "Formula of Concord," which con­demned some Calvinist doctrines. Consequently, he was re… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ich weiß, dass mein Erlöser lebt, Auf Felsen steht mein Galube
Author: Paul Gerhardt
Language: German

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Das Christliche Gesang-Buch #d121

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Das Gemeinschaftliche Gesangbuch #381

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #683

Eine Sammlung von Psalmen, Lobgesaengen, und Geistlichen Liedern #d139

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