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Lob, Ehre, Preis und Dank sei Dir

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1 Lob, Ehre, Preis und Dank sei Dir,
O Jesu, unser Leben!
Preiswürdig bist Du für und für,
Wer kann Dich g'nug erheben!
Du bist des Allerhöchsten Sohn
Und bist auf Deines Vaters Thron
Mit Ehr' und Ruhm gekrönet.
Durch Dich ist jede Kreatur,
Für Dich sind alle Dinge nur,
Du bist's, der sie versöhnet.

2 Und Du, o Herr, bist uns zugut
In diese Welt gekommen,
Du hast freiwillig Fleisch und Blut
Für Sünder angenommen.
Zum Opfer brachtest Du Dich dar,
Zu retten, was verloren war,
Wardst Du ein Fluch hienieden.
O Liebe, die nichts Gleiches hat!
Du selbst trugst unsre Missetat,
Erwarbst uns Deinen Frieden.

3 Drum Ehre, Preis und Dank sei Dir,
O Jesu, unser Leben!
Preiswürdig bist Du für und für,
Wer kann Dich g'nug erheben!
Du bist der Quell, der ewig quillt,
Die Fülle, die das Herz nur stillt,
Du bist die Lebenssonne.
Bald wirst Du uns zu Dir erhöhn,
Dann wird Dich unser Auge sehn
Zu ew'ger Freud' und Wonne.

Source: Glaubenslieder #94

Author: Johann Samuel Diterich, 1721-1797

Diterich, Johann Samuel, eldest son of A. M. Diterich, pastor of St. Mary's Church, Berlin, was born at Berlin, Dec. 15, 1721. After studying at the Universities of Frankfurt a. Oder, and Halle, he was for some time a private tutor in Berlin. He was, in 1748, appointed diaconus of St. Mary's Church in Berlin, and regimental chaplain, becoming, in 1751, archidiaconus, and, in 1754, pastor of St. Mary's. In 1763 he was appointed private Chaplain to the Queen, and in 1770 a member of the Supreme Consistory. He died at Berlin, Jan. 14, 1797 (Koch, vi. 228-231; Allg. Deutsche Biog., v. 258-259). His hymns appeared in the following works:— (1) Lieder für den offentlichen Gottesdienst Berlin, 1765, with 23G hymns, edited by himself and his col… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lob, Ehre, Preis und Dank sei Dir
Author: Johann Samuel Diterich, 1721-1797
Language: German
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.

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