Jesus Nam, du hoechster Name

Jesus Nam, du hoechster Name

Author: Gerhard Tersteegen
Published in 20 hymnals

Author: Gerhard Tersteegen

Tersteegen, Gerhard, a pious and useful mystic of the eighteenth century, was born at Mörs, Germany, November 25, 1697. He was carefully educated in his childhood, and then apprenticed (1715) to his older brother, a shopkeeper. He was religiously inclined from his youth, and upon coming of age he secured a humble cottage near Mühlheim, where he led a life of seclusion and self-denial for many years. At about thirty years of age he began to exhort and preach in private and public gatherings. His influence became very great, such was his reputation for piety and his success in talking, preaching, and writing concerning spiritual religion. He wrote one hundred and eleven hymns, most of which appeared in his Spiritual Flower Garden (1731). He… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus Nam, du hoechster Name
Author: Gerhard Tersteegen

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Das Christliche Gesang-Buch #d150

Das kleine Davidische Psalterspiel der Kinder Zions #d17

Das kleine Davidische Psalterspiel der Kinder Zions. 3 verm. aufl. #d13

Davidisches Psalter-Spiel der Kinder Zions #d521

Die kleine Lieder-Sammlung, oder Auszug aus dem Psalterspiel der Kinder Zions. 4 aufl. #d12

Einbe Sammlung von Psalmen, Lobgesaengen, und Geistlichen Liedern #d166

Zionitischer Weyrauchs Huegel; oder, Weyrrhen Berg #d290

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