Halt aus, mein Herz! in deinem Glauben

Halt aus, mein Herz! in deinem Glauben

Author: Benjamin Schmolk
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Author: Benjamin Schmolk

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: Halt aus, mein Herz! in deinem Glauben
Author: Benjamin Schmolk
Language: German
Publication Date: 1892
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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