Jesus rettende Hand

Author: Julia H. Johnston

Julia Harriet Johnston, who was born on Jan. 21, 1849, at Salineville, OH, in Columbiana County. Her father was a minister and he mother was a poet. She began writing when she was nine years old but really started writing verse in high school. She lived in Peoria, Ill. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Translator: D. M. Hofer

(no biographical information available about D. M. Hofer.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Durch die Welt als Fremdling geh' ich
Title: Jesus rettende Hand
English Title: My Savior’s Guiding Hand (Passing through this world, a stranger)
Author: Julia H. Johnston
Translator: D. M. Hofer
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Jesu Hand ist's, die mich leitet
Publication Date: 1915
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.
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