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Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn, Dir sei Lob und Ehr gegeben

Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn, Dir sei Lob und Ehr gegeben

Author: Alexander Mack
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Jesus Christus Gottes Sohn,
dir sey Lob und Ehr gegeben!
der du sitzest auf dem Thron,
un den tausend Engel schweben,
welcher heil'gen Wächter Zahl
man zehlt zehen tausend mal.

2 Herr! Herr, segne die Gemein,
die du durch dein Blut erworben,
laß uns Herr gesegnet seyn,
der du bist für uns gestorben,
dann du hast uns selbst erwählt,
und zu deinem Volk gezählt.

3 Herr, behüte Ruf und Stand,
deiner Schäfflein, deiner Glieder
werde ihnen recht bekant;
und versammle sie bald wieder,
durch den Namen deiner Kraft,
stärke sie zur Ritterschaft.

4 Herr, erheb dein Angesicht!
Gib uns deinen Gottes-Frieden,
und laß deiner Augen Licht,
leuchten stets in unsrer Mitten.
Führe deine Schäfelein,
selbsten treulich aus und ein!



Source: Die kleine Harfe: gestimmet von unterschiedlichen lieblichen liedern oder lob-gesängen #54

Author: Alexander Mack

Alexander Mack was born in Germany in 1712 the son of Alexander Mack 1679-1735, the founder of the Church of the Brethren in Schwarzenau, Wittgenstein. Due to religious persecution, his early life was spent in West Friesland in the Netherlands. His family came to the United States when he was 17 and settled in Germantown, Pennsylvania. After his father died, Mack, in 1737 joined with Stephen Koch, a member of the church, in retreat for a time of meditation and prayer in a house along the Wissahckon. Mack later joined the Ephrata Society, but left Ephrata around 1746 and returned to the Church of the Brethren and served as minister, elder, and bishop. He wrote hymns as well as prose and also letters to a large number of people. Dianne Sha… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus Christus, Gottes Sohn, Dir sei Lob und Ehr gegeben
Author: Alexander Mack
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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Die kleine Harfe #54

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