Sleepers, wake, a voice is calling

Author: Philipp Nicolai

Nicolai, Philipp, D.D., son of Dieterich Nicolai, sometime Lutheran pastor at Herdecke, in Westphalia, and after 1552, at Mengeringhausen in Waldeck, was born at Mengeringhausen, August 10, 1556. (The father was son of Nicolaus Rafflenbol, of Rafflenbol, near Hagen, in Westphalia, and in later life had adopted the Latinised form Nicolai of his father's Christian name as his own surname.) In 1575 Nicolai entered the University of Erfurt, and in 1576 he went to Wittenberg. After completing his University course in 1579 (D.D. at Wittenberg July 4, 1594), he lived for some time at Volkliardinghausen, near Mengeringhausen, and frequently preached for his father. In August, 1583, he was appointed Lutheran preacher at Herdecke, but found many diff… Go to person page >

Translator: William Ball

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First Line: Sleepers, wake, a voice is calling
Author: Philipp Nicolai
Translator: William Ball

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Hymns and Songs for the Sunday School #256Page Scan
The Aid to Praise #35Page Scan
The Baptist Church Hymnal: chants and anthems with music #21Page Scan
The Book of Worship: prepared for the use of the New Church, by order of the general convention (New York ed.) #131Page Scan
The Christian Hymnal, Hymns with Tunes for the Services of the Church #1Page Scan
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