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So lange Jesus bleibt der Herr

So lange Jesus bleibt der Herr

Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf
Published in 18 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 So lange Jesus bleibt der Herr,
Wird’s alle Tage herrlicher.
So war’s, so ist’s, so wird es sein
Bei seiner gläubigen Gemein.

2 Es bleibt bei dem bekannten Wort
Von Zeit zu Zeit, von Ort zu Ort;
Christi Blut und Gerechtigkeit
Bleibt der Gemeine Schmuck und Kleid.

3 Das Psalmenlied am krystallnen Meer,
Das Losungswort vom kleinen Heer
Ist: "Eines hat uns durchgebracht,
Lamm Gottes, dass du warst geschlacht."

4 Du bist und bleibest unser Herr,
Der Leitstern deiner Wanderer,
Der Deinen teures Oberhaupt,
Dem keiner Feinde Macht sie raubt.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13553

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. 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 obligation to Zinzendorf for some ideas on singing, organization of classes, and Church government. Zinzendorf was the author of some two thousand hymn… Go to person page >



The Cyber Hymnal #13553
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The Cyber Hymnal #13553

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