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Komm, heiliger Geist, komm niederwärts

Komm, heiliger Geist, komm niederwärts

Author: Gerhard Tersteegen
Tune: WAVERLY (Allen)
Published in 14 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: Komm, heiliger Geist, komm niederwärts
Author: Gerhard Tersteegen
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 14 of 14)
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Allgemeine Lieder-Sammlung zum Gegrauch für den privaten und öffentlichen Gottesdienst. (6th Aufl.) #72

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Das Geistliche Saitenspiel #96

Davidisches Psalter-Spiel der Kinder Zions #d534

Der Christliche Saenger, eine Sammlung der Vornehmsten und Gebraeuchlichsten Lieder #d100

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Deutsches Lieder- und Melodienbuch, mit einem Anhang englisher Lieder #114

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Die allgemeine Lieder-Sammlung zum privat und öffentlichen Gottes-Dienst #72

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Die Kleine Geistliche Harfe der Kinder Zions #76

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Die Kleine Geistliche Harfe der Kinder Zions #76

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d70

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d74

Poetischer Himmelsweg, oder kleine, geistliche Lieder Sammlung ... 1. Aufl. #d118

Reformirtes Gesangbuch erste Auflage #d134

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