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O Jesu Christe, wahres Licht

Language: German (Deutsch)

O Jesu Christe, wahres Licht, erleuchte, die dich kennen nicht,
und bringe sie zu deiner Heerd', daß ihre Seel'auch selig werd'!
Erfüll' mit deiner Gnade Schein, die noch des Irrthums Nacht hüllt ein,
auch die, so heimlich noch ficht an in ihrem Sinn ein falscher Wahn;
Und was sich sonst verloren hat von dir, das suche du mit Gnad'
und  ihr verwund't  Gewissen heil', laß sie am Himmel haben Theil.
Erleuchte, die da sind verblend't, bring her, die sich von uns getrennt,
versammle, die zerstreuet gehn, mach'feste, die im Zweifel stehn.
So werden sie mit uns zugleich auf Erden und im Himmelreich,
hier zeitlich und dort ewiglich für solche Gnade preisen dich.

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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