[I place myself in Jesus' hands]

[I place myself in Jesus' hands]

Composer: M. Praetorius (1610)
Published in 3 hymnals

Composer: M. Praetorius

Born into a staunchly Lutheran family, Michael Praetorius (b. Creuzburg, Germany, February 15, 1571; d. Wolfenbüttel, Germany, February 15, 1621) was educated at the University of Frankfort-an-der-Oder. In 1595 he began a long association with Duke Heinrich Julius of Brunswick, when he was appoint­ed court organist and later music director and secretary. The duke resided in Wolfenbüttel, and Praetorius spent much of his time at the court there, eventually establishing his own residence in Wolfenbüttel as well. When the duke died, Praetorius officially retained his position, but he spent long periods of time engaged in various musical appointments in Dresden, Magdeburg, and Halle. Praetorius produced a prodigious amount of music and musi… Go to person page >

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Title: [I place myself in Jesus' hands]
Composer: M. Praetorius (1610)
Incipit: 11327 12323 45343
Key: g minor
Copyright: Public Domain


Et trofast Hjerte, Herre min

I Jesus søger jeg min fred


I place myself in Jesus' hands
And there abide for ever;
No griefs, no joys, shall loose the bands,
Nor our sweet union sever;
In those dread days
When earth decays,
Who stays on Him, and whom He stays,
Shall be preserved for ever.

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