Most holy Lord and God, Holy, Almighty God

Most holy Lord and God, Holy, Almighty God

Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf
Tune: EISLEBEN
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Most Holy Lord and God,
Holy, Almighty God,
Holy and most merciful Savior,
Thou eternal God!
Grant that we may never
Lose the comforts from Thy death
Have mercy, O Lord.

2 Most Holy Lord and God,
Holy, Almighty God,
Holy and most merciful Savior,
Thou eternal God!
Bless Thy Congregation
Through Thy sufferings, death, and blood.
Have mercy, O Lord.

3 Most Holy Lord and God,
Holy, Almighty God,
Holy and most merciful Savior,
Thou eternal God!
Lamb of God unspotted,
To our prayers, O lend an ear.
Have mercy, O Lord.

Source: Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #112

Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf

Zinzendorf, Count Nicolaus Ludwig, the founder of the religious community of Herrnhut and the apostle of the United Brethren, was born at Dresden May 26, 1700. It is not often that noble blood and worldly wealth are allied with true piety and missionary zeal. Such, however, was the case with Count Zinzendorf. Spener, the father of Pietism, was his godfather; and Franke, the founder of the famous Orphan House, in Halle, was for several years his tutor. In 1731 Zinzendorf resigned all public duties and devoted himself to missionary work. He traveled extensively on the Continent, in Great Britain, and in America, preaching "Christ, and him crucified," and organizing societies of Moravian brethren. John Wesley is said to have been under obligat… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Most holy Lord and God, Holy, Almighty God
Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf
Source: Tr. Moravian, circa 1772
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #112

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #1205

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #147

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