Your Days and Ways to god Surrender

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Translator: Laurie F. Gauger

Laurie Gauger has written and published hymns, devotions, religious curriculum materials, and hundreds of magazine articles. She has worked as an English and music teacher at Shoreland Lutheran High School (Somers, Wisconsin) and a curriculum writer and editor at Northwestern Publishing House (Milwaukee, Wisconsin). She currently serves Martin Luther College (New Ulm, Minnesota) as the campus writer/editor, producing two magazines, several newsletters, and various other publications. Her hymns have been published by Northwestern Publishing House, Concordia Publishing House, and Faith Alive. She can be reached at gaugerlf at mlc-wels.edu. Laurie Gauger Go to person page >

Author: Georg Neumark

Georg Neumark (b. Langensalza, Thuringia, Germany, 1621; d. Weimar, Germany, 1681) lived during the time of the Thirty Years' War, when social and economic conditions were deplorable. He had personal trials as well. On his way to Königsberg to study at the university, traveling in the comparative safety of a group of merchants, he was robbed of nearly all his possessions. During the next two years he spent much of his time looking for employment. He finally secured a tutoring position in Kiel. When he had saved enough money, he returned to the University of Königsberg and studied there for five years. In Königsberg he again lost all his belongings, this time in a fire. Despite his personal suffering Neumark wrote many hymns in which he e… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Your days and ways to God surrender
Title: Your Days and Ways to god Surrender
Author: Georg Neumark (abr.)
Translator: Laurie F. Gauger
Meter: 9.8.9.8.8.8
Language: English
Copyright: Tr. © 2021 Laurie F. Gauger, admin. Northwestern Publishing House

Tune

NEUMARK

Published in 1657 (see above) WER NUR DEN LIEBEN GOTT is also known as NEUMARK. Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) used the tune in its isorhythmic shape (all equal rhythms) in his cantatas 21, 27, 84, 88, 93, 166, 179, and 197. Many Lutheran composers have also written organ preludes on this tune. WER NUR DEN…

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