Speis uns, O Gott, deine Kinder

Speis uns, O Gott, deine Kinder

Author: Johann Heermann
Published in 15 hymnals

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Speis uns, o Gott, deine Kinder,
tröste die betrübten Sünder,
sprich den Segen zu den Gaben,
die wir jetzund vor uns haben,
daß sie uns zu diesem Leben
Stärke, Kraft und Nahrung geben,
bis wir endlich mit den Frommen
zu der Himmelsmahlzeit kommen.

Source: Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #599

Author: Johann Heermann

Heermann, Johann, son of Johannes Heermann, furrier at Baudten, near Wohlau, Silesia, was born at Baudten, Oct. 11, 1585. He was the fifth but only surviving child of his parents, and during a severe illness in his childhood his mother vowed that if he recovered she would educate him for the ministry, even though she had to beg the necessary money. He passed through the schools at Wohlau; at Fraustadt (where he lived in the house of Valerius Herberger, q. v., who took a great interest in him); the St. Elizabeth gymnasium at Breslau; and the gymnasium at Brieg. At Easter, 1609, he accompanied two young noblemen (sons of Baron Wenzel von Rothkirch), to whom he had been tutor at Brieg, to the University of Strassburg; but an affection of the e… Go to person page >

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Suggested tune: SCHMÜCKE DICH

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Evang.-Lutherisches Gesangbuch #599

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Kirche: herausgegeben von der Deutschen Evangelischen Synode von Nord-Amerika #551

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses #337

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses (14th ed.) #337

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Kirchen-Gesangbuch: für Evangelisch-Lutherische Gemeinden #308

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