Auf, ihr Christen, ueberwindet

Auf, ihr Christen, ueberwindet

Author: J. Falkner
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: J. Falkner

Falckner, Justus, from his interest as the first Lutheran clergyman ordained in America, demands a somewhat fuller notice than would otherwise be given. He was fourth son of Daniel Falckner, Lutheran pastor at Langenreinsdorf, Crimmitschau, Zwickau, Saxony, and was born there, Nov. 22, 1672. He entered the University of Halle, Jan. 20, 1693, as a student of theology under A. H. Francke; but on completing his course felt the responsibility of the ministerial office in the German Church of that time too great for him to undertake. Along with his elder brother Daniel, who had shortly before returned from America, we find Justus accepting at Rotterdam, April 23, 1700, a power of attorney for the sale of Penn's lands in Pennsylvania. In 1701 t… Go to person page >

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First Line: Auf, ihr Christen, ueberwindet
Author: J. Falkner

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Brüdergemeinen in Nord Amerika (Neue vermehrte Aufl.) #460

Gesangbuch zum Gebrauch der Evangelischen Bruedergemeinen #d27

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