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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

Hebe an, hebe an, Zion heb' am Elend an

Hebe an, hebe an, Zion heb' am Elend an

Author: Johann Eusebius Schmidt
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Johann Eusebius Schmidt

Schmidt, Johann Eusebius, son of Johann Jakob Schmidt, pastor at Hohenfelden, near Erfurt, was born at Hohenfelden, Jan. 12, 1670. He matriculated at the University of Jena in the autumn of 1688, and in 1691 went to Erfurt to attend lectures by Breithaupt and Francke. Part of 1692 he spent in travelling in North Germany, and during the years 1693-96 he was mostly employed in private tuition at Gotha. On the 12th Sunday after Trinity, 1697, he began work at Siebleben, near Gotha, as substitute (curate in charge), and on the 4th Sunday in Advent, 1698, as pastor there. He died at Siebleben, Dec. 25, 1745, with the character of "An edifying teacher in his parish, a good example to his flock, and a methodical man in his office." (G. G. Brückn… Go to person page >

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First Line: Hebe an, hebe an, Zion heb' am Elend an
Author: Johann Eusebius Schmidt

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Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Brüdergemeinen in Nord Amerika (Neue vermehrte Aufl.) #496

Gesangbuch zum Gebrauch der Evangelischen Bruedergemeinen #d185

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