Jesu, du mitt lif, min helsa

Translator: E. Norenius

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Author: Ernst C. Homburg

Ernst C. Homburg (b. Mihla, near Eisenach, Germany, 1605; d. Naumberg, Germany, 1681) wrote most of his hymns for his own devotions. He described this eight-stanza text as a "hymn of thanksgiving to his Redeemer and Savior for his bitter sufferings." In early life, Homburg was a writer of love and drinking songs. After a difficult time of family illness he experienced a religious conversion, and his poetry took a more serious turn. A lawyer by profession, he wrote hymns to express and strengthen his own faith rather than for public use. Some 150 of his hymn texts were published in his Geistliche Lieder. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesu, du mitt lif, min helsa
German Title: Jesu, meines Lebens Leben
Translator: E. Norenius
Author: Ernst C. Homburg
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

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Svenska Psalm-Boken af År 1819 #76

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