Now cheer our hearts this eventide

Now cheer our hearts this eventide

Author: Nicolaus Selneccer
Tune: ACH BLEIB BEI UNS
Published in 13 hymnals

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1. Now cheer our hearts this eventide,
Lord Jesus Christ, and with us bide,
Thou that canst never set in night,
Our heavenly sun, our glorious light.

2. May we and all who bear Thy name
By gentle love Thy cross proclaim,
Thy gift of peace on earth secure,
And for Thy truth the world endure.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4570

Author: Nicolaus Selneccer

Selnecker, Nicolaus, D.D., son of Georg Selnecker (Selneccer, Schellenecker, who was protonotarius to the Nürnberg magistracy, but lived at Hersbruck near Nürnberg) was born at Hersbruck Dec. 5, 1532. In 1536 he was removed to Nürnberg, and became during his school time, when only twelve years old, organist at the chapel in the Kaiserburg there. He went to the university of Wittenberg in 1550 (where he became a favourite pupil of Melanchthon), graduated M.A. on July 31, 1554, and subsequently lectured as a privat-docent, sometimes to 200 students. In the end of 1557 he was appointed second court preacher at Dresden, and tutor to the heir apparent Prince Alexander, having also to supervise the education of the choirboys of the royal chape… Go to person page >

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Author: Nicolaus Selneccer

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