Gott lieben ist mein Leben

Gott lieben ist mein Leben

Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Published in 10 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Schmolck

Schmolck, Benjamin, son of Martin Schmolck, or Schmolcke, Lutheran pastor at Brauchitschdorf (now Chrόstnik) near Liegnitz in Silesia (now Poland) was born at Brauchitschdorf, Dec. 21, 1672. He entered the Gymnasium at Lauban in 1688, and spent five years there. After his return home he preached for his father a sermon which so struck the patron of the living that he made Benjamin an allowance for three years to enable him to study theology. He matriculated, at Michaelmas, 1693, at the University of Leipzig, where he came under the influence of J. Olearius, J. B. Carpzov, and others, and throughout his life retained the character of their teaching, viz. a warm and living practical Christianity, but Churchly in tone and not Pietistic. In th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Gott lieben ist mein Leben
Author: Benjamin Schmolck

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Die Geistliche Viole: oder, eine kleine Sammlung Geistreicher Lieder. llth Aufl. #d42

English and German Gospel Songs, or The Ebenezer Hymnal #d75

Gebet- und Danklieder fuer Erweckungs- und Gebetsversammlungen #d49

Gebet- und Danklieder, Nr. 2, fuer Erweckungs- und Gebetsversammlung #d73

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