Category Archives: German Hymns

Arise The Kingdom Is At Hand

Arise, the kingdom is at hand, The King is drawing nigh; Arise with joy, thou faithful band, To meet the Lord most high! Look up, ye souls, weighed down with care, The Sovereign is not far; Look up, faint hearts, … Continue reading

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Auf, Auf, Ihr Reichsgenossen

Auf, auf, ihr Reichsgenoßen, Eur König kommt heran! Empfahet unverdroßen Den großen Wundermann. Ihr Christen, geht herfür, Laßt uns vor allen Dingen Ihm Hosianna singen Mit heiliger Begier. Auf, ihr betrübten Herzen, Der König ist gar nah! Hinweg, all’ Angst … Continue reading

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Christ The Lord Hath Risen

Christ the Lord hath risen From His three-day prison: Meet it is to make merrie; Jesus will our solace be. Alleluya. Alleluya, Alleluya, Alleluya. Christ, to knap asunder Chains that kept us under Satan’s yoke, was slain of yore: Now … Continue reading

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Laßt Uns Erfreuen Herzlich Sehr

This is a German Easter hymn whose tune is used with the well-known English hymns “All Creatures of Our God and King” and “Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones.” I am unsure if this is the original text of the … Continue reading

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Summi Regis Cor Aveto

This hymn forms part VI of the poem “Salve Mundi Salutare” and is dedicated to the Heart of Jesus. Traditionally this hymn has been attributed to St. Bernard of Clairvaux, although more recently it has been attributed to Arnulph of … Continue reading

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Salve Salus Mea Deus

This hymn forms part V of the poem “Salve Mundi Salutare” and is dedicated to the Breast of Jesus. Traditionally this hymn has been attributed to St. Bernard of Clairvaux, although more recently it has been attributed to Arnulph of … Continue reading

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Salve Iesu, Summe Bonus

This hymn forms part IV of the poem “Salve Mundi Salutare” and is dedicated to the Side of Jesus. Traditionally this hymn has been attributed to St. Bernard of Clairvaux, although more recently it has been attributed to Arnulph of … Continue reading

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