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To God on high be thanks and praise, Who deigns our bonds to sever

To God on high be thanks and praise, Who deigns our bonds to sever

Author: William Ball; Author: Nikolaus Decius
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: William Ball

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Author: Nikolaus Decius

Decius, Nicolaus (Nicolaus a Curia or von Hofe, otherwise Hovesch, seems to have been a native of Hof, in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, and to have been originally called Tech. He became a monk, and was in 1519 Probst of the cloister at Steterburg, near Wolfenbüttel. Becoming favourable to the opinions of Luther, he left Steterburg in July, 1522, and went to Brunswick, where he was appointed a master in the St. Katherine and Egidien School. In 1523 he was invited by the burgesses of Stettin to labour there as an Evangelical preacher along with Paulus von Rhode. He became preacher at the Church of St. Nicholas; was probably instituted by the Town Council in 1526, when von Rhode was instituted to St. Jacob's; and at the visitation in 1535 was re… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To God on high be thanks and praise, Who deigns our bonds to sever
Author: William Ball
Author: Nikolaus Decius
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 16 of 16)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Anglican Hymn Book #268
Church Hymnal, Third Edition #369
Hymns and Songs for the Sunday School #251Page Scan
Hymns for Schools and Colleges #65Page Scan
Hymns for Worship #d201
National Hymn and Tune Book: for congregations, schools and the home #79Page Scan
Pilgrim Songs for the Sunday School #225Page Scan
School and College Hymnal #d165
School and College Hymnal: a collection of hymns and of selections for responsive readings #130Page Scan
The Harvard University Hymn Book #d267
The Hymnal: Army and Navy #624
The Hymnary with Tunes: a collection of music for Sunday schools #171Page Scan
The Middlesex Hymn Book #d96
The Milton Hymnal #d133
The School Hymnal: a book of worship for young people #280Page Scan
University Hymn Book for use in the Chapel of Harvard University #d256
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