Laß endlich bei des Lammes Tisch
im Himmelreich uns essen,
wo tausend Gaben midl und frisch
Du selbst uns wirst zumessen.
Da wird man schmecken Freud' und Ehr',
und wir, Herr, wollen nimmermehr
zu preisen Dich aufhören.
Rist, Johann, son of Kaspar Rist, pastor at Ottensen, near Hamburg, was born at Ottensen, March 8, 1607, and from his birth was dedicated to the ministry. After passing through the Johanneum at Hamburg and the Gymnasium Illustre at Bremen, he matriculated, in his 21st year, at the University of Rinteln, and there, under Josua Stegmann (q. v.), he received an impulse to hymn-writing. On leaving Rinteln he acted as tutor to the sons of a Hamburg merchant, accompanying them to the University of Rostock, where he himself studied Hebrew, Mathematics and also Medicine.
During his residence at Rostock the terrors, of the Thirty Years War almost emptied the University, and Rist himself also lay there for weeks ill of the pestilence. After his r… Go to person page >
Display Title: Laß endlich bei des Lammes TischFirst Line: Laß endlich bei des Lammes TischDate: 1848Subject: Gesänge zum Gratias | ; Thanks |Source: Aus dem Gesange: Nun ist die Mahlzeit vollenbrahct (der letzte Vers.)