Now let ev'ry tongue adore Thee!
Let men with angels sing before Thee!
Let harps and cymbals now unite!
All Thy gates with pearl are glorious,
When we partake through faith victorious,
With angels round Thy throne of light.
No mortal eye hath seen,
No mortal ear hath heard
Such wondrous things;
Therefore with joy our song shall soar
In praise to God forevermore.
Nicolai, Philipp, D.D., son of Dieterich Nicolai, sometime Lutheran pastor at Herdecke, in Westphalia, and after 1552, at Mengeringhausen in Waldeck, was born at Mengeringhausen, August 10, 1556. (The father was son of Nicolaus Rafflenbol, of Rafflenbol, near Hagen, in Westphalia, and in later life had adopted the Latinised form Nicolai of his father's Christian name as his own surname.) In 1575 Nicolai entered the University of Erfurt, and in 1576 he went to Wittenberg. After completing his University course in 1579 (D.D. at Wittenberg July 4, 1594), he lived for some time at Volkliardinghausen, near Mengeringhausen, and frequently preached for his father. In August, 1583, he was appointed Lutheran preacher at Herdecke, but found many diff… Go to person page >
Display Title: Now Let Every Tongue Adore TheeFirst Line: Now let ev'ry tongue adore Thee!Tune Title: WACHET AUFAuthor: Philipp Nicolai, 1556-1608; Paul English, -1932Meter: 22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199.4.8.8Scripture: Psalm 150:1Date: 2007Subject: Adoration and Praise | ; God the Father | ; Opening of Worship |
Display Title: Now Let Every Tongue Adore Thee!First Line: Now let every tongue adore thee!Tune Title: WACHET AUFAuthor: Philipp Nicolai ; Paul EnglandDate: 1996Subject: Adoration | ; Angels | ; Creation | ; Faith | ; Joy | ; Music | ; Praise | ; Singing (or Song) |Source: Appendix to Freuden-spiegel des ewigen Lebens, 1599