O süsser Ruhetag, An dem der Herr erstand

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) arranged DENNIS and first published it in The Psaltery (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (PHH 559). Mason attributed the tune to Johann G. Nageli (b. Wetzikon, near Zurich, Switzerland, 1773; d. Wetzikon, 1836) but included no source reference. Nageli presumably pu…

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Andachtsklaenge: eine Sammlung gewaewlter Gesaenge fuer gottesdienstliche Uebungen #d157

Ausgewaehlte Psalmen und Lieder fuer kirchlichen und haeuslichen Gebrauch #d287

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Die Geistliche Viole: oder, eine kleine Sammlung Geistreicher Lieder (10th ed.) #197

Die Geistliche Viole: oder, eine kleine Sammlung Geistreicher Lieder. llth Aufl. #d137

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch mit vierstimmigen Melodien für den öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #429[301]

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch. Die kleine Palme, mit Anhang #162

Gesang und Melodienbuch: der Bischoeflichen Methodisten-kirche #d520

Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d650

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Jugendharfe: Liederbuch für Christliche Vereine, Kirchenchöre, und Sonntagsschulen #44

Liederperlen #d100

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