Scripture Verse

Peace I leave with you, My peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27

Introduction

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Robert S. Bridges
1844–1930

Words: Ni­ko­laus Sel­neck­er et al. (Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Je­su Christ). Pub­lished post­hu­mous­ly in Geist­liche Psalm­en (Nur­em­berg, Ger­ma­ny: 1611). Trans­lat­ed from Ger­man to Eng­lish by Ro­bert S. Bridg­es (1844–1930).

Music: Ach Bleib bei Uns Geist­liche Lied­er (Leip­zig, Ger­ma­ny: 1589) (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Nikolaus Selnecker
1532–1592

Lyrics

Now cheer our hearts this eventide,
Lord Jesus Christ, and with us bide,
Thou that canst never set in night,
Our heavenly sun, our glorious light.

May we and all who bear Thy name
By gentle love Thy cross proclaim,
Thy gift of peace on earth secure,
And for Thy truth the world endure.