Kommt, Kinder, lasst uns wandern

Kommt, Kinder, lasst uns wandern

Author: Gerhard Tersteegen
Published in 12 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: Kommt, Kinder, lasst uns wandern
Author: Gerhard Tersteegen

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Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Die Geistliche Viole: oder, eine kleine Sammlung Geistreicher Lieder. llth Aufl. #d97

English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d167

Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d480

Lieder fuer Kinder Gottes zur Erbauung, Ermahnung und Einladung #d111

Wolga Gesangbuch . . . der deutschen evangelischen Kolonien an den Wolga ... #d423

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