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Lift Up Your Hearts, Ye People Lyrics and Music

The edifying words and lyrics of the favorite hymn begin with "Lift up your hearts, ye people, In songs of glad accord" as the first line of the hymn. The words and lyrics of the "Lift Up Your Hearts, Ye People" hymn were written by its German author Paul Gerhardt. The author of the hymn, Paul Gerhardt, was born on March 12, 1607 and died on May 27, 1676. The delightful music that accompanies the "Lift Up Your Hearts, Ye People" song of praise was composed by Johann Georg Ebeling.  The composer of the music to the "Lift Up Your Hearts, Ye People" hymn, Johann Georg Ebeling, was born on July 8, 1637 and died on December 4, 1676. We have placed "Lift Up Your Hearts, Ye People" in the category of Easter Songs. Enjoy the inspirational lyrics of this popular Christian song and sacred church hymn.

Lift Up Your Hearts, Ye People Hymn
Title: Lift Up Your Hearts, Ye People *** Name of Composer: Johann Georg Ebeling *** Name Author / Writer of Lyrics: Paul Gerhardt *** Hymns Category: Easter Songs

 

 

Author of the Lyrics
The author of the illuminating words of the "Lift Up Your Hearts, Ye People" lyrics, Paul Gerhardt (March 12, 1607-May 27, 1676), was born in Grafenhainichen (near Wittenberg), Germany and achieved fame as a Lutheran pastor and hymn writer.

Composer of Hymn Music
The composer of the music that accompanies the words of "Lift Up Your Hearts, Ye People", Johann Georg Ebeling (July 8, 1637-December 4, 1676), was born in Luneburg, Germany and became famous as a theologian, teacher, composer and musician.

Information about the Hymn
Title of Hymn: Lift Up Your Hearts, Ye People
Author of Lyrics (Hymnist): Paul Gerhardt (March 12, 1607 to May 27, 1676)
Nationality of Author: German

Translator of the Hymn lyrics: Leonard A. Parr translated the hymn from German to English

Name of Composer of Music: Johann Georg Ebeling (July 8, 1637 to December 4, 1676)
Hymn Category: Easter Songs
First Line of Hymn: "Lift up your hearts, ye people, In songs of glad accord"
First Publication Date: 1653

 

Lift Up Your Hearts, Ye People Lyrics

Lift up your hearts, ye people,
In songs of glad accord,
And in your adoration
Praise Christ, your risen Lord.
For He hath won the victory,
O'er sin and death's dark night,
And filled the gloom and darkness
With resurrection light.

Now let the earth be joyful
In springtime's bright array,
Let hearts downcast and lonely
Rejoice this Easter day;
The grave hast lost its triumph,
And death has lost its sting,
O, sing in exultation
To Christ, your risen King!

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