Er, der's Haupt ist der Gemein

Er, der's Haupt ist der Gemein

Author: Anna S. Dober
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Author: Anna S. Dober

Dober, Anna, née Schindler, was born April 9, 1713, at Kunewald, near Fulnek, Moravia. She went to Herrnhut in 1725, and in 1730 joined her friend and townswoman, Anna Nitschmann (q.v.), in forming the "Jungfrauenbund" (i. Cor, vii. 32-34, Rev. xiv. 4) of the unmarried sisters at Herrnhut. On July 13, 1737, she became the wife of L. J. Dober (consecrated Bishop, 1742, died at Herrnhut, 1766), then General Elder of the Moravian Church. After assisting him in his labours for the conversion of the Jews at Amsterdam, she died at Marienborn, near Budingen, Hesse-Darmstadt, Dec. 12, 1739 (Koch, vi. 324). A faithful and gifted servant of Christ, she was the author of numerous hymns, full of personal devotion to her Lord, and of deep trust in Him;… Go to person page >

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Author: Anna S. Dober

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Brüdergemeinen in Nord Amerika (Neue vermehrte Aufl.) #416

Gesangbuch zum Gebrauch der Evangelischen Bruedergemeinen #d129

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