Lass dich, Herr Jesu Christ

Lass dich, Herr Jesu Christ

Author: Johann Heermann
Published in 5 hymnals

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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

Heermann, Johann, son of Johannes Heermann, furrier at Baudten, near Wohlau, Silesia, was born at Baudten, Oct. 11, 1585. He was the fifth but only surviving child of his parents, and during a severe illness in his childhood his mother vowed that if he recovered she would educate him for the ministry, even though she had to beg the necessary money. He passed through the schools at Wohlau; at Fraustadt (where he lived in the house of Valerius Herberger, q. v., who took a great interest in him); the St. Elizabeth gymnasium at Breslau; and the gymnasium at Brieg. At Easter, 1609, he accompanied two young noblemen (sons of Baron Wenzel von Rothkirch), to whom he had been tutor at Brieg, to the University of Strassburg; but an affection of the e… Go to person page >

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

Notes

Suggested tune: NUN DANKET

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Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #32

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #348

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Kirchenbuch für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #348

Kirkenbuch fuer Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #d307

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