Nun lobet alle Gottes Sohn

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1 Nun lobet alle Gottes Sohn,
der die Erlösung funden!
Beugt eure Knie vor Seinem Thron,
denn Er hat überwunden!
Lob, Preis und Ehre sei gebracht
Dem Lamm in Herrlichkeit und Macht.

2 Was wird das sein, wie werden wir
von ewger Gnade sagen,
wie Deine Liebe uns schon hier
gesucht, erlöst, getragen,
wenn Du uns bringst zusammen dort
aus jedem Volk, Geschlecht und Ort!

Source: Glaubenslieder #501

Author: Gerhard Tersteegen

Tersteegen, Gerhard, a pious and useful mystic of the eighteenth century, was born at Mörs, Germany, November 25, 1697. He was carefully educated in his childhood, and then apprenticed (1715) to his older brother, a shopkeeper. He was religiously inclined from his youth, and upon coming of age he secured a humble cottage near Mühlheim, where he led a life of seclusion and self-denial for many years. At about thirty years of age he began to exhort and preach in private and public gatherings. His influence became very great, such was his reputation for piety and his success in talking, preaching, and writing concerning spiritual religion. He wrote one hundred and eleven hymns, most of which appeared in his Spiritual Flower Garden (1731). He… Go to person page >

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First Line: Nun lobet alle Gottes Sohn
Author: Gerhard Tersteegen
Language: German



MACHS MIT MIR was first published in the collection of music Das ander Theil des andern newen Operis Geistlicher Deutscher Lieder (1605) by Bartholomäus Gesius (b. Münchenberg, near Frankfurt, Germany, c. 1555; d. Frankfurt, 1613). A prolific composer, Gesius wrote almost exclusively for the churc…

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