Wo Jesus Christus ist der Herr Wird's alle Tage herrlicher

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. Spener, the father of Pietism, was his godfather; and Franke, the founder of the famous Orphan House, in Halle, was for several years his tutor. 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 obligat… Go to person page >

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First Line: Wo Jesus Christus ist der Herr Wird's alle Tage herrlicher
Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf
Language: German

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MORNING HYMN (Barthélemon)

During the early 1780s François H. Barthélemon (b. Bordeaux, France, 1741; d. Southwark, Surrey, England, 1808) wrote MORNING HYMN at the request of Jacob Duche, chaplain at the Female Orphan Asylum in London, England. Duche had requested that Barthélemon compose a tune for the well-known morning…

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Deutsches Christliches Gesangbuch der Amischen Christlichen Kirche #d162
Gesang und Melodienbuch: der Bischoeflichen Methodisten-kirche #d691
Jugendharfe: Liederbuch für Christliche Vereine, Kirchenchöre, und Sonntagsschulen #152Page Scan
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