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Praise the Lord with hearts and voices, Christian people over the earth

Praise the Lord with hearts and voices, Christian people over the earth

Author: Johann Rist
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Johann Rist

Rist, Johann, son of Kaspar Rist, pastor at Ottensen, near Hamburg, was born at Ottensen, March 8, 1607, and from his birth was dedicated to the ministry. After passing through the Johanneum at Hamburg and the Gymnasium Illustre at Bremen, he matriculated, in his 21st year, at the University of Rinteln, and there, under Josua Stegmann (q. v.), he received an impulse to hymn-writing. On leaving Rinteln he acted as tutor to the sons of a Hamburg merchant, accompanying them to the University of Rostock, where he himself studied Hebrew, Mathematics and also Medicine. During his residence at Rostock the terrors, of the Thirty Years War almost emptied the University, and Rist himself also lay there for weeks ill of the pestilence. After his r… Go to person page >

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First Line: Praise the Lord with hearts and voices, Christian people over the earth
Author: Johann Rist
Publication Date: 1891
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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