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Gestörte Andacht

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Czech (Čeština)

Seh' ich dich an heil'ger Stätte
betend zum Altare knie'n,
fühl' ich meines Herzens Andacht
hin zu dir Geliebte zieh'n.

Liebt' ich Gott, wie dich ich liebe,
so herzinnig treu und wahr,
längst wär' heilig ich gesprochen,
gleich des Himmels sel'ger Schaar!

Seh' ich dich an heil'ger Stätte,
möcht' ich fromm sein wie du's bist,
doch wie kann ich Gott noch geben,
was nicht mehr mein eigen ist?

Dir gehört mein Sein und Leben,
Alles was ich bin und hab',
sprich, was blieb für Gott mir übrig,
da ich längst dir Alles gab?

Submitted by Harry Joelson


Based on

Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2010-10-23.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:04
Line count: 16
Word count: 93

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