Thy mighty working, mighty God

Thy mighty working, mighty God

Translator: Catherine Winkworth; Author: Paul Gerhardt
Published in 14 hymnals

Translator: Catherine Winkworth

Catherine Winkworth is "the most gifted translator of any foreign sacred lyrics into our tongue, after Dr. Neale and John Wesley; and in practical services rendered, taking quality with quantity, the first of those who have laboured upon German hymns. Our knowledge of them is due to her more largely than to any or all other translators; and by her two series of Lyra Germanica, her Chorale Book, and her Christian Singers of Germany, she has laid all English-speaking Christians under lasting obligation." --Annotations of the Hymnal, Charles Hutchins, M.A., 1872… Go to person page >

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Gerhardt, Paulus, son of Christian Gerhardt, burgomaster of Gr√§fenhaynichen, near Wittenberg, was born at Grafenhaynichen, Mar. 12, 1607. On January 2, 1628, he matriculated at the University of Wittenberg. In the registers of St. Mary's church, Wittenberg, his name appears as a godfather, on July 13, 1641, described still as "studiosus," and he seems to have remained in Wittenberg till at least the end of April, 1642. He appears to have gone to Berlin in 1642 or 1643, and was there for some time (certainly after 1648) a tutor in the house of the advocate Andreas Barthold, whose daughter (Anna Maria, b. May 19, 1622, d. March 5, 1668) became his wife in 1655. During this period he seems to have frequently preached in Berlin. He was appoint… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Thy mighty working, mighty God
Translator: Catherine Winkworth
Author: Paul Gerhardt



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Songs for the New Life #d661

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The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d920

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d668

The Public School Hymnal, for the Use of High Schools and Seminaries. New and enl. ed. #d263

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The Sabbath Hymn Book. Baptist ed. #d1100

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d909

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