Komm, heil'ger Geist

Komm, heiliger Geist, und fache du

Author: Isaac Watts; Translator: W. Rauschenbusch
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

Translator: W. Rauschenbusch

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Text Information

First Line: Komm, heiliger Geist, und fache du
Title: Komm, heil'ger Geist
English Title: Come, Holy Spirit Heavenly Dove
Author: Isaac Watts
Translator: W. Rauschenbusch
Language: German



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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #53

Evangeliums-Lieder, Gospel Hymns mit deutschen Kernliedern #d115

Evangeliums-Saenger #d136

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