Christian Fürchtegott Gellert

Christian Fürchtegott Gellert
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Short Name: Christian Fürchtegott Gellert
Full Name: Gellert, Christian Fürchtegott, 1715-1769
Birth Year: 1715
Death Year: 1769

Gellert, Christian Fürchtegott, son of Christian Gellert, pastor at Hainichen in the Saxon Harz, near Freiberg, was born at Hainichen, July 4, 1715. In 1734 he entered the University of Leipzig as a student of theology, and after completing his course acted for some time as assistant to his father. But then, as now, sermons preached from manuscript were not tolerated in the Lutheran Church, and as his memory was treacherous, he found himself compelled to try some other profession. In 1739 he became domestic tutor to the sons of Herr von Lüttichau, near Dresden, and in 1741 returned to Leipzig to superintend the studies of a nephew at the University. He also resumed his own studies. He graduated M.A. 1744; became in 1745 private tutor or lecturer in the philosophical faculty; and was in 1751 appointed extraordinary professor of philosophy, lecturing on poetry and rhetoric, and then on moral philosophy. An ordinary professorship offered to him in 1761 he refused, as he did not feel strong enough to fulfil its duties, having been delicate from a child, and after 1752 suffering very greatly from hypochondria. He died at Leipzig, Dec. 13, 1769 (Koch, vi. 263-277; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, viii. 544-549, &c).

As a professor, Gellert was most popular, numbering Goethe and Lessing among his pupils, and won from his students extraordinary reverence and affection, due partly to the warm interest he took in their personal conduct and welfare. In his early life he was one of the contributors to the Bremer Beiträge; and was one of the leaders in the revolt against the domination of Gottsched and the writers of the French school. His Fables (1st Ser. 1746; 2nd 1748), by their charm of style, spirit, humour and point, may justly be characterised as epoch-making, won for him universal esteem and influence among his contemporaries of all classes, and still rank among the classics of German literature.
As a hymnwriter he also marks an epoch; and while in the revival of churchly feeling the hymns of the Rationalistic period of 1760 to 1820 have been ignored by many recent compilers, yet the greatest admirers of the old standard hymns have been fain to stretch their area of selection from Luther to Gellert. He prepared himself by prayer for their composition, and selected the moments when his mental horizon was most unclouded. He was distinguished by deep and sincere piety, blameless life, and regularity in attendance on the services of the Church. His hymns are the utterances of a sincere Christian morality, not very elevated or enthusiastic, but genuine expressions of his own feelings and experiences; and what in them he preached he also put in practice in his daily life. Many are too didactic in tone, reading like versifications of portions of his lectures on morals, and are only suited for private use. But in regard to his best hymns, it may safely be said that their rational piety and good taste, combined with a certain earnestness and pathos, entitle them to a place among the classics of German hymnody. They exactly met the requirements of the time, won universal admiration, and speedily passed into the hymnbooks in use over all Germany, Roman Catholic as well as Lutheran.

Two of Gellert's hymns are noted under their own first lines, viz., "Jesus lebt, mit ihm auch ich," and "Wie gross ist des All-mächtgen Güte." The following have also passed into English, almost all being taken from his Geistliche Oden und Lieder, a collection of 54 hymns first published at Leipzig, 1757, and which has passed through very numerous editions:—
I. Hymns in English common use:
i. An dir allein, an dir hab ich gesündigt. Lent. 1757, p. 102, in 6 stanzas of 4 lines, entitled "Hymn of Penitence." In Zollikofer's Gesange-Buch, 1766, and the Berlin Geistliche Lieder S., ed. 1863, No. 499. Translated as:—
Against Thee only have I sinn'd, I own it. A good and full version, by Miss Wink worth, as No. 42 in her Chorale Book for England, 1863.
Another translation is:— "Against Thee, Lord, Thee only my transgression," by N. L. Frothingham, 1870, p. 241.
ii. Dies ist der Tag, den Gott gemacht. Christmas. One of his best and most popular hymns. 1757, p. 72, in 11 stanzas of 4 lines, repeated in the Berlin Gesang-Buch, 1765, No. 55, and the Berlin Geistliche Lieder S. ed. 1863, No. 154. Translated as:—
This is the day the Lord hath made, O'er all the earth. A translation of stanzas i.-iii., x., by Miss Borthwick, as No. 22 in Dr. Pagenstecher's Collection, 1864, and included in Hymns from the Land of Luther, 1884, p. 256.
Other trs. are:—(1) "This is the day which God ordains," by Dr. G. Walker, 1860, p. 27. (2) "This day shall yet by God's command," in the Family Treasury, 1811, p. 278.
iii. Für alle Güte sei gepreist. Evening. 1757, p. 85, in 4 stanzas of 6 lines, included in Zollikofer's Gesang-Buch 1766, No. 78, and the Berlin Geistliche Lieder S., ed. 1863, No. 1160. Translated as:—
To Father, Son, and Spirit praise. A good and full translation by A. T. Russell, as No. 7 in his Psalms & Hymns, 1851.
Another translation is: — "For all Thy kindness laud I Thee," by H. J. Buckoll, 1842, p. 96.
iv. Gott ist mein Lied. Praise. On God's Might and Providence. 1757, p. 78, in 15 st. of 5 1. In the Berlin Geistliche Lieder S.., ed. 1863, No. 24. Translated as:—
God is my song, His praises I'll repeat, A free translation of stanzas i.-v., as No. 94 in Sir John Bowring's Hymns, 1825. Repeated, omitting stanza ii., as No. 114 in Dale's English Hymn Book, 1875.
Other translations are:— (1) “Of God I sing," by Dr. H. Mills, 1856, p. 11. (2) "God is my song, With sovereign," by N. L. Frothingham, 1870, p. 243.
v. Wenn ich, o Schöpfer, deine Macht. Praise. This fine hymn of Praise for Creation and Providence was first published 1757, p. 62, in 6 stanzas of 7 lines. In the Berlin Gesang-Buch, 1765, No. 25, and Berlin Geistliche Lieder S.ed. 1863, No. 72. Translated as:—-
Thou Great First Cause! when of Thy skill. In full in Dr. H. Mills's Horae Germanicae, 1845 (1856, p. 5). Stanzas ii., iii., v., vi., altered and beginning, "The earth, where'er I turn mine eye," are in the American Lutheran General Synod's Collection, 1852.
Other trs. are:— (1) "When, O my dearest Lord, I prove," by Miss Dunn, 1857, p. 80. (2) "Creator! when I see Thy might," in Madame de Pontes's Poets and Poetry of Germany, 1858, v. i. p. 472. (3) "When I, Creator, view Thy might," by Miss Manington, 1863.
vi. Wer Gottes Wort nicht halt, und spricht. Faith in Works. This didactic hymn on Faith proved by Works, was first published 1757, p. 49, in 5 stanzas of 6 lines. In Zollikofer's Gesang-Buch, 1766, and the Berlin Geistliche Lieder S. ed. 1863, No. 72. Translated as:—
Who keepeth not God's Word, yet saith. A good and full translation by Miss Winkworth, in her Lyra Germanica, 2nd Ser., 1858, p. 161. A greatly altered version of stanzas ii.—v., beginning, "True faith in holy life will shine," was included as No. 418 in Kennedy, 1863, and repeated in the Ibrox Hymnal 1871, J. L. Porter's Collection 1876, and others.
II. Hymns not in English common use:
vii. Auf Gott, und nicht auf meinen Rath. Trust in God's Providence. 1757, p. 134, in 6 stanzas. Translated as: (1) "Rule Thou my portion, Lord, my skill," by Dr. H. Mills, 1845 (1856, p. 164). (2) "On God and on no earthly trust," by J. D. Burns, in his Remains, 1869.
viii. Auf, schicke dich. Christmas. 1757, p. 109, in 1 stanza. Translated as, "Come, tune your heart," by Miss Cox, 1841, p. 17 (1864, p. 39).
ix. Dein Heil, o Christ! nicht zu verscherzen. Prayer. 1757, p. 6, in 14 stanzas of 8 lines. In J. A. Schlegel's Geistliche Gesänge, 3rd Ser., 1772, p. 193, recast as "Zu deinem Gotte beten," in 5 stanzas of 12 lines; and this in the Kaiserwerth Lieder-Buch für Kleinkinderschulen, 1842, No. 208, appears "Zu Gott im Himmel beten," in 8 stanzas of 4 lines. The 1842 was translated as, "O how sweet it is to pray," by Mrs. Bevan, 1859, p. 148.
x. Der Tag ist wieder hin, und diesen Theil des Lebens. Evening. 1757, p. 13, in 10 stanzas, as "Self-Examination at Eventide." Translated as,"Another day is ended," by Miss Warner, 1869 (1871, p. 9).
xi. Du klagst, und fühlest die Beschwerden. Contentment. 1757, p. 91, in 8 stanzas. Translated as "Thy wounded spirit feels its pain," by Dr. B. Maguire, 1883, p. 153.
xii. Erinnre dich, mein Geist, erfreut. Easter. 1757, p. 27, in 13 stanzas. Translated as, "Awake, my soul, and hail the day," in Dr. J. D. Lang's Aurora Australis, Sydney, 1826, p. 43.
xiii. Er ruft der Sonn, und schafft den Mond. New Year. 1757, p. 154, in 6 stanzas. In the Berlin Gesang-Buch, 1765, No. 233, as "Gott ruft." Translated as, “Lord, Thou that ever wast and art," in the British Magazine, Jan., 1838, p. 36.
xiv. Gott, deine Güte reicht so weit. Supplication. 1757, p. 1, in 4 stanzas, founded on 1 Kings iii. 5-14. The translations are: (1) "O God, Thy goodness doth extend, Far as," by Dr. J. D. Lang, 1826, p. 10. (2) "Behold! Thy goodness, oh my God," by Miss Fry, 1845, p. 78.
xv. Gott ist mein Hort. Holy Scripture. 1757, p. 70, in 8 stanzas. Translated as, "I trust the Lord, Upon His word," by Dr. H. Mills, 1845 (1856, p. 23).
xvi. Herr, der du mir das Leben. Evening. 1757, p. 121, in 5 stanzas. Translated as, "By Thee, Thou Lord of Heaven," by H. J. Buckoll, 1842, p. 97.
xvii. Herr, starke mich, dein Leiden su bedenken. Passiontide. 1757, p. 123, in 22 stanzas. Translated as, "Clothe me, oh Lord, with strength! that I may dwell” by Miss Fry, 1859, p. 153.
xviii. Ich hab in guten Stunden. For the Sick. 1757, p. 128, in 6 stanzas. [See the Story of a Hymn, in the Sunday at Home for Sept., 1865.] Translated as: (1) “I have had my days of blessing," by Mrs. Findlater, in Hymns from the Land of Luther, 1855, p. 60. (2) "Once, happy hours with blessings crowned," by A. B. H., in the Day of Rest, 1877, p. 405.
xix. Ich komme, Herr, und suche dich. Holy Communion. 1757, p. 89, in 5 stanzas. The translations are: (1) "I come, 0 Lord, and seek for Thee," by Miss Manington, 1863, p. 14. (2) “Weary and laden with my load, I come," by Dr. B. Maguire, 1872, p. 178.
xx. Ich komme vor dein Angesicht. Supplication. 1757, p. 140. in 13 stanzas. The translations are: (1) "Great God, I bow before Thy face," by Dr. J. D. Lang, 1826, p. 23. (2) “Now in Thy presence I appear," by Dr. H. Mills, 1845 (1856, p. 137).
xxi. Mein erst Gefühl sei Preis und Dank. Morning. 1757, p. 55, in 12 stanzas. Translated as, "I bless Thee, Lord, Thou God of might," beginning with st. vi., by H. J. Buckoll, 1842, p. 56.
xxii. Nach einer Prüfung kurzer Tage. Eternal Life. 1757, p. 158, in 12 stanzas, as "The Consolation of Eternal Life." Though hardly a hymn for congregational use and too individualised, it has been a very great favourite in Germany. In the Berlin Gesang-Buch, 1765, 132, and the Berlin Geistliche Liedersegen, ed. 1863, No. 1483. The translations are: (1) "A few short days of trial past," in Miss Knight's Prayers and Hymns from the German, 1812 (1832, p. 107). (2) "A few short hours of transient joy," by Dr. J. D. Lang, 1826, p. 123. (3) “When these brief trial-days are past," by J. Sheppard, 1857, p. 98. (4) “A few short days of trial here,” by Miss Burlingham, in the British Herald, July 1865, p. 98. (5) "Our few short years of trial o'er," by Dr. J. Guthrie, 1869, d. 124. (6) “When these brief trial-days are spent," by Miss Winkworth, 1869, p. 318. (7) "A few more days, a few more years," by Dr. R. Maguire, 1883, p. 165.
xxiii 0 Herr, mein Gott! durch den ich bin und lebe. Resignation to the will of God. 1757, p. 152. in 7 st. Translated as, "In Thee, my God, I live and move," by Dr. R. Maguire, 1883, p. 113.
xxiv. So hoff’ ich denn mit festem Muth . Assurance of the Grace of God. 1757, p. 115, in 4 stanzas. The translations are: (1) "Firm is my hope of future good," by Dr. H. Mills, 1845 (1856, p. 188). (2) “In Thee, O Lord, my hope hath stood," by Dr. R. Maguire, 1872.
zzv. Was ists dast ich mich quäle. Patience. 1757, p. 17, in 7 stanzas. The translations are: (1) "O foolish heart, be still," by Miss Warner, 1858 (1861, p. 452), repeated in Bishop Ryle's Collection, 1860, No. 181 (2) “What billows these that o'er thee roll," by Dr. R. Maguire, 1872.
xxvi. Wie sicher lebt der Mensch, der Staub. For the Dying. 1757, p. 149, in 14 stanzas. Translated as, "How heedless, how secure is man!" by Dr. H. Mills, 1845 (1856, p. 238).

One or two recasts from Gellert's Lehrgedichte und Erzählungen, Leipzig, 1754, came into German common use, and one has passed into English, viz.:—
xxvii. Mensch, der du Christus schmähst, was ist in ihrer Lehre. Love to Mankind. 1754, pp. 27-56, being a poem entitled “The Christian." A recast from portions of this made by J. S. Diterich, beginning "Gieb mir, O Gott, ein Herz," in 9 stanzas, appears as No. 219 in the Berlin Gesang-Buch, 1765; and has been translated as "Grant me, O God! a tender heart," by Miss Knight, 1812 (1832, p. 97). [Rev. James Mearns, M.A.]

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)

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Christian Fürchtegott Gellert (4 July 1715 – 13 December 1769) was a German poet, one of the forerunners of the golden age of German literature that was ushered in by Lessing.

Texts by Christian Fürchtegott Gellert (142)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Against Thee only have I sinn'd, I own itGellert (Author)English2
Al himlen priser den Eviges aereChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Norwegian2
An dir allein, an dir hab ich gesündigtL. Gellert (Author)German5
An dir hab ich gesündigt, HerrChristian F. Gellert (Author)German2
Auf dich, Herr, nicht auf meinen RatC. F. Gellert (Author)German7
Auf Gott, und nicht auf meinen RatChr. F. Gellert (Author)German35
Auf, schicke dich, recht feierlich des HeilandsC. F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)German10
Besitz ich nur ein ruhiges GewissenChristian F. Gellert (Author)German3
Come! tune your heart, to bear its partChristian F. Gellert (Author)English2
¡Cristo vive! Aunque murióChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Spanish2
¡Cristo vive! ya no másChristian Fürchtegott Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)Spanish1
Crushed by my sin, O Lord, to theeC. F. Gellert (Author)English6
Dein Heil, o Christ, nicht zu verscherzenC. F. Gellert (Author)German10
Dein ist das Licht, das uns erhelltC. F. Gellert (Author)German8
Dein König, Zion, kommt zu dirChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)German2
Der Herr ist Schild und SonneGellert (Author)German1
Der Wollust Reiz zu widersterbenC. F. Gellert (Author)German4
Die Himmel rühmen Gottes [des Ewigen] EhreChr. F. Gellert (Author)German8
Dies ist der Tag, den Gott gemachtChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)German30
Dir dank ich für mein LebenChristian F. Gellert (Author)German14
Dir dank ich heute für mein Leben, am Tage, da Du mir es gabstChrist. F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)German2
Dlaczego tak się trwożyszChristian Fürchtegott Gellert, d. 1769 (Author)Polish2
Dreiein'ger Gott, ich preise dichGellert (Author)German1
Du bist's, dem Ehr' und Ruhm gebührtChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German12
Du fühlst, o Christ, das LeidenGellert (Author)German3
Du Herr der SeraphinenGellert (Author)German1
Du klagst, und fühlest die BeschwerdenChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German11
Ein Herz, o Gott, in Leid und Kreuz geduldigChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German5
Ein Tag ist wieder hinChristian F. Gellert (Author)German6
Erforsche mich, erfahr mein Herz und siehChristian F. Gellert (Author)German2
Erinnre dich, mein Geist, erfreutChr. F. Gellert (Author)German36
Forsøm dog ei din SalighedChr. Gellert (Author)Norwegian3
Forsøm ei Herrens MenighedChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Norwegian2
Früh wollst du mich mit deiner Gnade füllenC. F. Gellert (Author)German2
Für alle Güte sei gepreistC. F. Gellert (Author)German18
Gdy zacznę zastanawiać sięChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Polish2
Geh aus, mein Herz, und suche FreudC. F. Gellert (Author)German2
Gelobet seist du, Gott der MachtChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German4
Gib mir, o Gott, ein HerzChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)German1
God be my song, He is the Lord of powerChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
God is my stay, To Him alwayChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
Gott, deine Gnad' ist unser LebenChristian F. Gellert (Author)German12
Gott, deine Güte reicht so weitChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German27
Gott ist mein Hort, und auf sein WortCh. F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)German31
Gott ist mein Lied, er ist der Gott der StärkeChristian Fürchtegott Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)German33
Gott ruft der Sonn' und schafft den MondChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German18
Great God, Thy kindness goes as farChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
Groß ist der Herr! Von seiner Macht erzählen Himmel, Erd' und MeereChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (1715-69) (Author)German2
Hallelujah, Jesus lives, Reigns over hellChristian F. Gellert (Author)English2
Herr! der du alles gibst, Von dem ich alles habeChristian F. Gellert (Author)German4
Herr, der du mir das LebenChr. F. Gellert (Author)German39
Herr, stärke mich, dein Leiden zu bedenkenChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German16
How great, Almighty, is thy kindnessChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)English4
How great is the Almighty's kindnessChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
How great Jehovah's love, how tender!Paul Gellert (Author)English2
How great the goodness of the AlmightyChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
How great thy goodness, heavenly FatherChr. F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)English5
How short here are our days of trialChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
I come before Thy glorious eyeChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
I have had my days of blessingChristian Gellert (Author)English3
I have had my happy daysGellert (Author)English1
I trust the Lord, upon his wordChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)English7
Ich hab in guten StundenChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German19
Ich komme, Herr, und suche dichChr. F. Gellert (Author)German22
Ich komme vor dein AngesichtChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German18
Jag kommer, Gud! och söker digChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Swedish2
Jesu ye, titi aiyeChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Yoruba2
Jesus eto'eametanenėChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Based on "Jesus Lebt" by)Cheyenne2
Jesus lebt, mit ihm auch ichChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German68
Jesus lives, and I with himChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)English3
Jesus lives, and so do weChristian F. Gellert (Author)English2
Jesus lives, and so shall IChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)English40
Jesus lives! thy terrors nowChristian Fürchtegott Gellert, 1715-69 (Author)English193
Jesus ni! Wicoŋṭe kiŋChristian F. Gellert (Author)Dakota1
Jésus vit! tu ne sauraisChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)French2
Komm betend oft und mit VergnügenChristian F. Gellert (Author)German22
Kto mówi: "Boga ja miłuję"Christian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Polish2
Lass deinen Geist mich stets, mein Heiland, lehrenChristian F. Gellert (Author)German5
Lord, when I view Thy great foresightChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
Mein erst Gefühl sei Preis und DankC. F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)German57
Mein Geist, ermuntre dich zum PreiseChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German7
Meine Lebenszeit verstreichtChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German48
Menschen, unser Leben eilt, ohne Rast und unverweiltChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German5
Menska! o, hvi dröjer duC. F. Gellert (Author)Swedish3
My earliest thoughts are thanks and praiseChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English1
Na Bożą wolę zdaję sięChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Polish2
Nach einer Prüfung kurzer TageChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German46
Nicht, dass ich's schon ergriffen hätteChristian F. Gellert (Author)German15
Nie will ich dem zu schaden suchenChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German17
Nie will ich wieder fluchen, wenn mir mein Hasser fluchtChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German7
Now, O prepare, with zeal and careChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
O Boże, znana dobroć TwaChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Polish2
O Foolish heart, be stillChristian F. Gellert (Author)English2
O God, thy goodness reacheth farChristian F. Gellert (Author)English2
O sing to God, the God of boundless powerChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
O Wahrheit [Gedanke], die uns Leben gibtC. F. Gellert (Author)German4
Oft klagt dein Herz, wie schwer es seiC. F. Gellert (Author)German6
Ohne Rast und unverweilt, Strömen gleich, o Seele, eiltGellert Nach (Author)German2
Oppressed by sin, O Lord, to theeChristian F. Gellert (Author)English3
På Gud, och ej på eget rådE. F. Gellert, d. 1769 (Author)Swedish2
Pierwszym glosem kiedy wstajęChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Polish2
Pomóż rozważać, Panie męki TwojeChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Polish2
Quickly passeth life awayChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
Remember, now, my soul, rejoiceCh. F. Gellert (Author)English2
Sabbathruh', süß bist duH. Gellert (Author)German3
Sei Lob, Ehr, Preis und HerrlichkeitGellert (Author)German1
So hoff' ich denn mit festem MutC. F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)German12
So jemand spricht, ich liebe GottChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German47
Soll dein verderbtes HerzChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German26
Swiftly flies my span of lifeChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)2
Tenci to dzieñ uczynił PanChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Polish2
The heaven singeth the Eternal's great gloryChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
The heavens are declaring the Lord's endless gloryChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)English6
The heavens are telling the Lord's endless gloryChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)English4
The heavens declare all the Lord's endless gloryGellert (Author)English2
The heavens proclaim their MasterChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)2
The heavens resound with his praises eternalChristian F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)1
This is the day that God has made (Thierstein)Christian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)2
This is the day the Lord has madeChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (1715-1769) (Author)2
This is the day the Lord hath made, Over all the earth let this be saidChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)English2
Thy praise, O Lord, shall be my songChristian F. Gellert (Author)English3
True faith in holy life will shineChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)2
Unipe nguvu, Bwana nikumbukeChristian F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)Swahili2
Was ich nur Gutes habeChristian F. Gellert (Author)German4
Was ist's, dass ich mich quäle?C. F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)German8
We trust thee, Lord, upon thy wordChristian F. Gellert (Author)1
Wenn Christus seine Kirche schütztChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German22
Wenn ich, o Schöpfer, deine MachtChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German80
Wer dieser Erde Güter hatC. F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)German10
Wer Gottes Wort nicht hält und sprichtC. F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)German16
When I, O Lord, thy might beholdChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)1
When I survey Thy wondrous powerChristian F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)2
Who keepeth not God's word, yet saithC. F. Gellert (Author)English4
Why fear'st thou anxious for thy living?Ch. F. Gellert (Author)English2
Wie groß ist des Allmächt'gen Güte!Christian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German67
Wie selig lebt ein MenschChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German5
Wie sicher lebt der Mensch, der StaubChristian Fuerchtegott Gellert (Author)German57
Willst du die Bessrung nochC. F. Gellert (Author)German3
Willst du die Buße nochC. F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)German4
Wohl dem, der bess're Schätze liebtC. F. Gellert, 1715-1769 (Author)German11
Yesu amefufuka, Sitakuogopa kufaChristian Fürchtegott Gellert (Author)Swahili2
主復活!, 從今以後 (Zhǔ fùhuó!, Cóng jīn yǐhòu)Christian F. Gellert (Author)Chinese3

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