O Jesus Christ, Thy Manger Is

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Paul Gerhardt (b. GraEenhainichen, Saxony, Germany, 1607; d. Lubben, Germany, 1676), famous author of Lutheran evangelical hymns, studied theology and hymnody at the University of Wittenberg and then was a tutor in Berlin, where he became friends with Johann Crüger. He served the Lutheran parish of Mittenwalde near Berlin (1651-1657) and the great St. Nicholas' Church in Berlin (1657-1666). Friederich William, the Calvinist elector, had issued an edict that forbade the various Protestant groups to fight each other. Although Gerhardt did not want strife between the churches, he refused to comply with the edict because he thought it opposed the Lutheran "Formula of Concord," which con­demned some Calvinist doctrines. Consequently, he was re… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Jesus Christ, Thy Manger Is
German Title: O Jesu Christ, dein Kripplein ist
Author: Paul Gerhardt
Meter: 8.11.8.11
Source: The Lutheran Hymnal, St. Louis, 1941 (tr.)
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © 1941 Concordia Publishing House

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #5014
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)

Instances

Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Christian Worship #40

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #161

Hymnal Supplement 98 #814

Lutheran Service Book #372

ScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #5014

Include 1 pre-1979 instance
Suggestions or corrections? Contact us



Advertisements


It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. Ad revenue helps keep us running. Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or subscribing to eliminate ads entirely and help support Hymnary.org.