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Lass dich durch nichts erschrecken

Lass dich durch nichts erschrecken

Author: Johann Roh
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Laß dich durch nichts erschrecken,
o du christgläubge Schaar;
Gott wird dir Hülf erwecken,
und selbst dein nehmen wahr:
er hat dich ja gezeichnet,
gegraben in sein Händ,
dein Nam stets vor ihm leuchtet,
daß er sein Hülf dir sendt.

2 Es thut ihn nichts getreuen,
was er vorlängst gedeut,
sein Kirche zu verneuen,
in dieser g'fährlchen Zeit.
Er wird herzlich anschauen
ihr Jammer und Elend.
sie herrlich wieder bauen
durchs Wort und Sacrament.

3 Gott soll'n wir billig leben,
der sich aus großer Gnad
uns durch sein milde Gaben
zu kenn'n gegeben hat;
er wird uns auch erhalten,
in Lieb und Einigkeit,
und unser freundlich walten,
hier und in Ewigkeit.

Source: Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #242

Author: Johann Roh

Pseudonyms-- Johann Cornu Johann Horn Roh, Johann, was a native of Domascbitz near Leitmeritz, in Bohemia. Roh was his name in Bohemian, but when he wrote in Latin he styled himself Cornu, and in German Horn. In 1518 he was ordained priest and appointed preacher to the Bohemian Brethren's community at Jungbunzlau, in Bohemia. At the Synod of Brandeis, in Sep. 1529, he was chosen as one of the three Seniors of the Unity. Finally, at the Synod of Brandeis, in April 1532, he was appointed Bishop, and held this post till his death, at Jungbunzlau, Feb. 11, 1547. (Koch, ii. 114; Wackernagel, i. p. 727, &c.) Roh was the editor of the Bohemian Hymn Book of 1541, and is said to have written a number of hymns in the Bohemian language,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lass dich durch nichts erschrecken
Author: Johann Roh
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain


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Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #242

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