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Lass dich, Herr Jesu Christ

Lass dich, Herr Jesu Christ

Author: Johann Heermann
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Laß dich, Herr Jesu Christ!
durch mein Gebet bewegen;
komm in meine Herz und Haus
und bringe mir den Segen.
Nichts richten Müh und Kunst
ohn deine Hülfe aus;
wo du mit Gnaden bist,
kommt Segen in das Haus.

Source: Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #32

Author: Johann Heermann

Johann Heermann's (b. Raudten, Silesia, Austria, 1585; d. Lissa, Posen [now Poland], 1647) own suffering and family tragedy led him to meditate on Christ's undeserved suffering. The only surviving child of a poor furrier and his wife, Heermann fulfilled his mother's vow at his birth that, if he lived, he would become a pastor. Initially a teacher, Heermann became a minister in the Lutheran Church in Koben in 1611 but had to stop preaching in 1634 due to a severe throat infection. He retired in 1638. Much of his ministry took place during the Thirty Years' War. At times he had to flee for his life and on several occasions lost all his possessions. Although Heermann wrote many of his hymns and poems during these devastating times, his persona… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lass dich, Herr Jesu Christ
Author: Johann Heermann
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Suggested tune: NUN DANKET

Timeline

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Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #32

Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #d307

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #348

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #348

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #348

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