Blest are they, supremely blest

Blest are they, supremely blest

Author: Jacob Gabriel Wolf
Tune: SWEETER SOUNDS
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Jacob Gabriel Wolf

Wolff, Jakob Gabriel, LL.D., son of Jakob Wolff, sometime conrector at Greifswald, was born at Greifswald in 1684. He matriculated, in 1702, at the University of Greifswald, as a student of law. In 1705 went to Halle, where he graduated LL.D. In 1716 he was appointed extraordinary, and in 1724, ordinary professor of law at Halle, and afterwards received the title of Hofrath. He resigned his professorship in 1744, and died at Halle, Aug. 6, 1754 (Koch, iv. 375; Bode, p. 174; the Grischow-Kirchner Kurzgefasste Nachrichte, Halle, 1771, p. 54, &c). Wolff's hymns were mostly written early in life, principally during his student years at Halle. He was in thorough sympathy with the characteristic teachings of the Halle Pietists, and his hymns sh… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blest are they, supremely blest
Author: Jacob Gabriel Wolf

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d73

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #503

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Hymns and Offices of Worship: for use in schools: with an appendix of tunes #150

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Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #67

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #385

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