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Be thou faithful until death (Schmolk)

Be thou faithful until death (Schmolk)

Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Published in 8 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Schmolck

Schmolck, Benjamin, son of Martin Schmolck, or Schmolcke, Lutheran pastor at Brauchitschdorf (now Chrόstnik) near Liegnitz in Silesia (now Poland) was born at Brauchitschdorf, Dec. 21, 1672. He entered the Gymnasium at Lauban in 1688, and spent five years there. After his return home he preached for his father a sermon which so struck the patron of the living that he made Benjamin an allowance for three years to enable him to study theology. He matriculated, at Michaelmas, 1693, at the University of Leipzig, where he came under the influence of J. Olearius, J. B. Carpzov, and others, and throughout his life retained the character of their teaching, viz. a warm and living practical Christianity, but Churchly in tone and not Pietistic. In th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Be thou faithful until death (Schmolk)
Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Refrain First Line: Labor on to win the crown

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 8 of 8)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Christian Hymns #d11
Jubilate Deo, a Book of Hymns and Tunes for Young and Old #d26
Select Songs for School and Home #d11
The Carol #d17
The Evangelical Hymnal. Text ed. #d33
The Pioneer Hymnal #d19
The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d56
The Selah Song Book. Word ed. #d30



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