Father, they who thee receive

Father, they who thee receive

Author: Anna S. Dober
Published in 9 hymnals

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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First Line: Father, they who thee receive
Author: Anna S. Dober

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Hymns for Public Worship #135

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Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #626

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Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #626

The Christian Lyre #d94

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The Gospel Psalmist #475

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The Harp #555

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