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Jesu, meines Herzens Freud', seusser Jesu

Jesu, meines Herzens Freud', seusser Jesu

Author: Johann Flitner
Published in 10 hymnals

Representative Text

1. Jesu, meines herzens freud',
Süßer Jesu!
Meiner seelen seeligkeit,
Süßer Jesu!
Des gemüthes sicherheit,
Süßer Jesu,
Jesu, süßer Jesu!

2. Tausendmal gedenk ich dein,
Mein Erlöser!
Und begehre dich allein,
Mein Erlöser!
Sehne mich, bei dir zu sein,
Mein Erlöser,
Jesu, mein Erlöser!

3. Weide mich und mach' mich satt,
Himmelspeise!
Tränke mich, mein herz ist matt,
Seelenweide!
Sei du meine ruhestatt,
Ruh' der seelen!
Jesu, ruh' der seelen!

4. Nichts ist lieblichers als du,
Liebste liebe!
Nichts ist freundlichers als du,
Milde liebe!
Auch nichts süßers ist als du,
Süße liebe,
Jesu, süße liebe!

5. Ich bin krank, komm', stärke mich,
Meine stärke!
Ich bin matt, erquicke mich,
Süßer Jesu!
Wenn ich sterb', so tröste mich,
Du mein tröster!
Jesu, du mein tröster!

Source: Kirchen-Gesangbuch: für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #252

Author: Johann Flitner

Flitner, Johann, was born Nov. 1, 1618, at Suhl, Saxony, where his father was an ironmaster. After studying theology at Wittenberg, Jena, Leipzig, and Rostock, he became in 1644 precentor, and in 1646 diaconus at Grimmen, near Greifswald. On the outbreak of the first Prusso-Swedish war he was forced to flee to Stralsund, but returned to Grimmen in May, 1660. At the death of his senior in 1664, he ought, according to custom, to have been appointed town preacher, but was passed over not only then but also in 1673 and 1676, when the post again became vacant. The outbreak of the second Prusso-Swedish war, immediately after this third disappointment, forced him again to flee to Stralsund, where he died Jan. 7, 1678 (Koch, ii. 442-445; Mohnike's… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesu, meines Herzens Freud', seusser Jesu
Author: Johann Flitner

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Concordia-Kinderchoere #d103

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Die Kleine Geistliche Harfe der Kinder Zions #48

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Die Kleine Geistliche Harfe der Kinder Zions #48

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch für Evang.-Lutherische Gemeinden #252

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch #252

Kirchengesangbuch fuer Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden ungeaenderter Augsburgischer Konfession #d208

The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d366

Vollstaendiges Marburger Gesang-Buch, zur Uebung der Gottseligkeit ... #d299

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Vollständiges Marburger Gesang-Buch #251

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