O Jesu, wär' ich armes Kind

O Jesu, wär' ich armes Kind

Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf
Published in 12 hymnals

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 >

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349 Lieder fuer Schule und Haus in den Vereinigsten Staaten #d184

Das Christliche Gesang-Buch #d226

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Frohe Lieder #323

Gesangbuch zum Gebrauch der Evangelischen Bruedergemeinen #d440

Glaubens-Lieder #d411

Liederbuch für die Jugend #d104

Neue Zionsharfe #164

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Perlen und Blüthen #20

The Philharmonia #d325

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