O Lamb of God most holy, on Calvary slain and afflicted, Thou hearest our transgressions

O Lamb of God most holy, on Calvary slain and afflicted, Thou hearest our transgressions

Author: Nikolaus Decius; Translator: Caroline Hanser
Tune: O LAMM GOTTES, UNSCHULDIG
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Author: Nikolaus Decius

Decius, Nicolaus (Nicolaus a Curia or von Hofe, otherwise Hovesch, seems to have been a native of Hof, in Upper Franconia, Bavaria, and to have been originally called Tech. He became a monk, and was in 1519 Probst of the cloister at Steterburg, near Wolfenb├╝ttel. Becoming favourable to the opinions of Luther, he left Steterburg in July, 1522, and went to Brunswick, where he was appointed a master in the St. Katherine and Egidien School. In 1523 he was invited by the burgesses of Stettin to labour there as an Evangelical preacher along with Paulus von Rhode. He became preacher at the Church of St. Nicholas; was probably instituted by the Town Council in 1526, when von Rhode was instituted to St. Jacob's; and at the visitation in 1535 was re… Go to person page >

Translator: Caroline Hanser

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First Line: O Lamb of God most holy, on Calvary slain and afflicted, Thou hearest our transgressions
Author: Nikolaus Decius
Translator: Caroline Hanser
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) (2nd ed) #440a

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