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Jesus, Gnadensonne, meiner Seele Zier

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1 Jesus, Gnadensonne, meiner Seele Zier,
meines Herzens Wonne, neigest Dich zu mir,
tilgst all meine Sünde, Herr, in Deinem Blut.
Gottes Zorn verschwindet durch Dich, höchster Gut.

2 Dir nur will ich leben und für Dich nur sein,
Dir mich ganz ergeben, Deinem Dienst mich weihn.
Sprich dazu Dein Amen, Du mein Fels und Hort!
Preis sei Deinem Namen, Preis Dir hier und dort!

Source: Glaubenslieder #485

Author: Gustav Friedrich Ludwig Knak, 1806-1878

Knak, Gustav Friedrich Ludwig, son of Christian F. L. Knak, Justiz Commissarius at Berlin, was born at Berlin, July 12, 1806. He matriculated as a student of theology at the University of Berlin, Easter, 1826. In the autumn of 1829 he became tutor in a private school at Königs-Wusterhausen, near Berlin, where he worked manfully for the sick and dying during the cholera year 1831. He returned to Berlin in August, 1832, and acted as one of the editors of the well-known Geistlicher Lieder Schatz (referred to in this Dictionary as the Berlin Geistlicher Lieder Schatz), to which he contributed a number of hymns, and for which he wrote the preface dated Dec. 11, 1832. In the autumn of 1834 he was ordained pastor of Wusterwitz, near Dramburg, in… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, Gnadensonne, meiner Seele Zier
Author: Gustav Friedrich Ludwig Knak, 1806-1878
Language: German
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.


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