Lobt den herrn er ist die liebe

Lobt den herrn er ist die liebe

Author: Friedrich Adolph Krummacher
Published in 6 hymnals

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1 Lobt den Herrn! Er ist die Liebe,
Er verläßt die Seinen nicht.
Scheint es um uns her auch trübe,
Freundlich strahlt Sein Angesicht.

2 Lobt den Herrn! Er brachte Frieden,
Stand einst für uns im Gericht,
Ging voran im Kampf hienieden,
Freundlich strahlt Sein Angesicht.

3 Lobt den Herrn! Er ist voll Gnade,
Ist voll Langmut, Kraft und Licht.
Sind auch dornicht unsre Pfade,
Freundlich strahlt Sein Angesicht.

4 Lobt den Herrn, rühmt Seine Treue!
Nein, Sein Volk verläßt Er nicht,
Spendet Segen stets aufs neue,
Freundlich strahlt Sein Angesicht.

Source: Glaubenslieder #7

Author: Friedrich Adolph Krummacher

Krummacher, Friedrich Adolf, was a native of Tecklenburg, Westphalia, where his father, Friedrich Jacob Krummacher was Burgomaster and Hoffiscal. He was baptized there, July 22, 1767, and apparently born July 13, 1767. In 1786 he entered the University of Lingen (since 1819 ranked as a Gymnasium), and in 1787 that of Halle. After concluding his theological studies in 1789, he was for some time tutor in the family of Senator Meyer in Bremen; was then appointed, in 1790, Conrector of the Gymnasium at Hamm, and in 1793 Rector of the Gymnasium at Mors (Meurs), near Düsseldorf. In the end of 1800 he became Professor of Theology and Eloquence at the Reformed University of Duisburg. When, after the battle of Jena (Oct. 14, 1806), Duisburg was tak… Go to person page >

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First Line: Lobt den herrn er ist die liebe
Author: Friedrich Adolph Krummacher
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain



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