Herr, mein Hirt, Brunn aller Freuden

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1 Herr, mein Hirt, Brunn aller Freuden!
Du bist mein,
Ich bin Dein –
Niemand kann uns scheiden.
Ich bin Dein, weil Du Dein Leben
Und Dein Blut,
Mir zu gut,
Hast dahingegeben.

2 Nimmer kann ich mehr erbeben.
Deine Huld
Nahm die Schuld,
Gab mir ew'ges Leben.
Freudig darf ich aufwärts schauen,
Hier im Streit,
Not und Leid,
Darf auf Dich ich trauen.

3 Du kannst mich ja nicht mehr lassen,
Deine Lieb,
Die Dich trieb,
Wird mich stets umfassen.
Drum sei Dir auch Preis und Ehre,
Teurer Hort,
Hier und dort
In der Heil'gen Chöre!

Source: Glaubenslieder #55

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Gerhardt, Paulus, son of Christian Gerhardt, burgomaster of Gräfenhaynichen, 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 >

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