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Komm, du wertes Lösegeld

Komm, du wertes Lösegeld

Author: Johannes G. Olearius
Published in 15 hymnals

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1. Komm, du wertes Lösegeld,
Dessen alle Heiden hoffen,
Komm, o Heiland aller Welt,
Thor und Thüren stehen offen,
Komm in der gewohnten Zier,
Komm, wir warten mit Begier.

2. Zeuch auch in mein Herz hinein,
O du großer Ehrenkönig,
Laß mich deine Wohnung sein,
Bin ich armer Mensch zu wenig,
Ei so soll mein Reichtum sein,
Wenn du bei mir ziehest ein.

3. Nimm mein Hosianna an,
Mit den Siegespalmenzweigen:
So viel ich nur immer kann,
Will ich Ehre dir erzeigen,
Und im Glauben dein Verdienst
Mir zueignen zum Gewinnst.

4. Hosianna Davids Sohn,
Ach Herr hilf, laß wohl gelingen,
Laß dein Scepter, Reich und Kron
Uns viel Heil und Segen bringen,
Daß in Ewigkeit besteh:
Hosianna in der Höh.

Source: Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #26

Author: Johannes G. Olearius

Johannes Olearius (b. Halle, Germany, 1611; d. Weissenfels, Germany, 1684) Born into a family of Lutheran theologians, Olearius received his education at the University of Wittenberg and later taught theology there. He was ordained a Lutheran pastor and appointed court preacher to Duke August of Sachsen-Weissenfels in Halle and later to Duke Johann Adolph in Weissenfels. Olearius wrote a commentary on the entire Bible, published various devotional books, and produced a translation of the Imitatio Christi by Thomas a Kempis. In the history of church music Olearius is mainly remembered for his hymn collection, which was widely used in Lutheran churches. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Komm, du wertes Lösegeld
Author: Johannes G. Olearius
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 15 of 15)
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Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #113

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Gesangbuch in Mennoniten-Gemeinden in Kirche und Haus #53

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch für Evang.-Lutherische Gemeinden #26

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch #26

Kirchenbuch der Ev.- Luth.-Christus Gemeinde, in New York #d473

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #26

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #26

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #26

Kirkenbuch fuer Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #d294

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Liederkranz für Sonntags-Schulen und Jugend-Vereine #19

The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d407

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