He Who Would Be in God Confiding

Author: Georg Neumark

Georg Neumark (b. Langensalza, Thuringia, Germany, 1621; d. Weimar, Germany, 1681) lived during the time of the Thirty Years' War, when social and economic conditions were deplorable. He had personal trials as well. On his way to Königsberg to study at the university, traveling in the comparative safety of a group of merchants, he was robbed of nearly all his possessions. During the next two years he spent much of his time looking for employment. He finally secured a tutoring position in Kiel. When he had saved enough money, he returned to the University of Königsberg and studied there for five years. In Königsberg he again lost all his belongings, this time in a fire. Despite his personal suffering Neumark wrote many hymns in which he e… Go to person page >

Translator: J. J. Voth

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Text Information

First Line: He who would be in God confiding
Title: He Who Would Be in God Confiding
German Title: Wer nur den lieben Gott lässt walten
Translator: J. J. Voth (1939)
Author: Georg Neumark
Language: English



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Songs of the Church #d72

The Mennonite Hymnary, published by the Board of Publication of the General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America #571

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