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Der treue freund

Translator: F. W. Berlemann

Rev. F. W. Berlemann was a pastor of the German Reformed Church of St. Lucas in 1899. NN, Hymnary. From the October 15, 1899 issue of The Times from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Go to person page >

Author: Rev. Johnson Oatman, Jr.

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Es gibt keinen freund wie der treue Jesus
Title: Der treue freund
English Title: No, not One!
Translator: F. W. Berlemann
Author: Rev. Johnson Oatman, Jr.
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Jesus kennt unsre not und sünde
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