Lobe mein herz deinen Gott

Lobe mein herz deinen Gott

Author: Johann Olearius
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1 Lobe, mein herz! deine Gott,
der dir hilft aus aller Noth,
der dir alle Sündenschuld
schenkt aus lauter Gnad und Huld,
der dir hier Gerechtigkeit,
Gnade, trost und Heiligkeit,
und dort giebt die Seligkeit.

2 Da will dein Gott Alles sein,
da wir Gott, dein Freudenschein,
Leib und Seel erneuen ganz,
gleich dem schönen Sonnenglanz;
da ist Gott dein Trost und Schild,
der dein Herz mit Freuden füllt,
weil du bist sein Edenbild.

3 Dir, Herr! zu Lob, Ehr und Dank
will ich meinen Lobgesang
fröhlich singen immerdar
mit der auserwählten Schaar:
denn mein Leid und Seel erfreut
in des Himmels Herrlichkeit
wohnen wird in Ewigkeit.



Source: Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #42

Author: Johann Olearius

Johannes Olearius (b. Halle, Germany, 1611; d. Weissenfels, Germany, 1684) Born into a family of Lutheran theologians, Olearius received his education at the University of Wittenberg and later taught theology there. He was ordained a Lutheran pastor and appointed court preacher to Duke August of Sachsen-Weissenfels in Halle and later to Duke Johann Adolph in Weissenfels. Olearius wrote a commentary on the entire Bible, published various devotional books, and produced a translation of the Imitatio Christi by Thomas a Kempis. In the history of church music Olearius is mainly remembered for his hymn collection, which was widely used in Lutheran churches. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lobe mein herz deinen Gott
Author: Johann Olearius
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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