Lamb, the once crucified, Lion, by triumph

Lamb, the once crucified, Lion, by triumph

Author: Meta Heusser-Schweitzer
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Meta Heusser-Schweitzer

Heusser-Schweizer, Meta, daughter of Diethelm Schweizer, pastor of the Reformed Church at Hirzel near Zurich, was born at Hirzel, April 6, 1797, and was married in 1821, to Johann Jakob Heusser, a physician at Hirzel. Dr. Heusser died at Hirzel in 1859, and his widow continued to reside there till her death on January 2, 1876 (Koch, vii. 377-381; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, xii. 339, 340). She was of a true poetic genius, and may fairly be regarded as the most important of modern German female sacred poets. The Holy Scriptures and the mountain scenery of her lonely home were the chief sources of her poetic inspiration. She was trained in the school of affliction, and her poems breathe the spirit of deep and sincere piety and childlike… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lamb, the once crucified, Lion, by triumph
Author: Meta Heusser-Schweitzer



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christ in Song #330Page Scan
Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d381
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #531Page Scan
Resurgit: a Collection of Hymns and Songs of the Resurrection #d77
Songs of the Soul: gathered out of many lands and ages #114Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #531Page Scan
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