O Jesu, Jesu, Gottes Sohn, mein Heiland und genade

O Jesu, Jesu, Gottes Sohn, mein Heiland und genade

Author: Johann Heermann
Published in 12 hymnals

Author: Johann Heermann

Johann Heermann's (b. Raudten, Silesia, Austria, 1585; d. Lissa, Posen [now Poland], 1647) own suffering and family tragedy led him to meditate on Christ's undeserved suffering. The only surviving child of a poor furrier and his wife, Heermann fulfilled his mother's vow at his birth that, if he lived, he would become a pastor. Initially a teacher, Heermann became a minister in the Lutheran Church in Koben in 1611 but had to stop preaching in 1634 due to a severe throat infection. He retired in 1638. Much of his ministry took place during the Thirty Years' War. At times he had to flee for his life and on several occasions lost all his possessions. Although Heermann wrote many of his hymns and poems during these devastating times, his persona… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Jesu, Jesu, Gottes Sohn, mein Heiland und genade
Author: Johann Heermann
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances (1 - 12 of 12)

Ausgewaehlte Psalmen und Lieder fuer kirchlichen und haeuslichen Gebrauch #d275

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Die Kleine Geistliche Harfe der Kinder Zions #184

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Die Kleine Geistliche Harfe der Kinder Zions #184

Ein Neues, Unpartheyisches Gesangbuch zum Allgemeinen Gebrauch des Wahren Gottesdienstes ... 1. Ausg. #d257

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Ein Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch #305

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Ein Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch #305

Evangelische Lieder-Sammlung #d277

Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch #305

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Unpartheyisches Gesang-Buch #305

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