Mein Gott, du wohnest zwar im Lichte

Mein Gott, du wohnest zwar im Lichte

Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Published in 15 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Schmolck

Schmolck, Benjamin, son of Martin Schmolck, or Schmolcke, Lutheran pastor at Brauchitschdorf (now Chrόstnik) near Liegnitz in Silesia (now Poland) was born at Brauchitschdorf, Dec. 21, 1672. He entered the Gymnasium at Lauban in 1688, and spent five years there. After his return home he preached for his father a sermon which so struck the patron of the living that he made Benjamin an allowance for three years to enable him to study theology. He matriculated, at Michaelmas, 1693, at the University of Leipzig, where he came under the influence of J. Olearius, J. B. Carpzov, and others, and throughout his life retained the character of their teaching, viz. a warm and living practical Christianity, but Churchly in tone and not Pietistic. In th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Mein Gott, du wohnest zwar im Lichte
Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

[Mein Gott, du wohnest zwar im Lichte]


O DASS ICH TAUSEND ZUNGEN HÄTTE (König)

Johann Balthaser König (b. Waltershausen, near Gotha, Germany, 1691; d. Frankfurt, Germany, 1758) composed this tune, which later became associated with Johann Mentzer's hymn "O dass ich tausend Zungen hätte" (Oh, That I Had a Thousand Voices). The harmonization is from the Wurttembergische Choral…

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Instances

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Das Geistliche Saitenspiel #270

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Das Gemeinschaftliche Gesangbuch #234

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Die Psalmen Davids #390

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch mit vierstimmigen Melodien #141[280]

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #126

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #126

Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d522

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft #243

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Neuestes Gemeinschaftliches Gesangbuch #234

Reformirtes Gesangbuch erste Auflage #d160

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Verbessertes Gesangbuch #355

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