SUCH WER DER WILL EIN ANDER ZIEL

SUCH WER DER WILL EIN ANDER ZIEL

Composer: Johann Stobäus (1613); Arranger: Compiler (1965)
Published in 2 hymnals


Composer: Johann Stobäus

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Arranger: Compiler

John J. Overholt was born to an Amish family of limited means in the state of Ohio in 1918. As a child he was soon introduced to his father's personal collection of gospel songs and hymns, which was to have a marked influence on his later life. With his twin brother Joe, he early was exposed to the Amish-Mennonite tradition of hymn singing and praising worship. An early career in Christian service led to a two-year period of relief work in the country of Poland following World War II. During that interim he began to gather many European songs and hymns as a personal hobby, not realizing that these selections would become invaluable to The Christian Hymnary which was begun in 1960 and completed twelve years later in 1972, with a compilati… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Johann Stobäus (1613)
Arranger: Compiler (1965)
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8.8
Incipit: 55511 76553 45321
Notes: M.M. 80
Key: D Major
Copyright: Arrangement Copyright © 1972 by The Christian Hymnary Publishers

Texts

O Holy, Holy, Holy Lord

O holy, holy, holy Lord,
Thou God of hosts by all adored;
The heav'ns and earth are full of Thee,
Thy light, Thy pow'r, Thy majesty.
Loud hallelujahs to Thy name,
Angels and seraphim proclaim,
Eternal praise to Thee is given!

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Such', wer da will, ein ander Ziel

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