I trust the Lord, upon his word

I trust the Lord, upon his word

Author: Christian Fürchtegott Gellert
Tune: [I trust the Lord]
Published in 6 hymnals

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Author: Christian Fürchtegott Gellert

Gellert, Christian Fürchtegott, son of Christian Gellert, pastor at Hainichen in the Saxon Harz, near Freiberg, was born at Hainichen, July 4, 1715. In 1734 he entered the University of Leipzig as a student of theology, and after completing his course acted for some time as assistant to his father. But then, as now, sermons preached from manuscript were not tolerated in the Lutheran Church, and as his memory was treacherous, he found himself compelled to try some other profession. In 1739 he became domestic tutor to the sons of Herr von Lüttichau, near Dresden, and in 1741 returned to Leipzig to superintend the studies of a nephew at the University. He also resumed his own studies. He graduated M.A. 1744; became in 1745 private tutor or l… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I trust the Lord, upon his word
Original Language: French
Author: Christian Fürchtegott Gellert
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d309

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Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School #104a

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The Congregational Hymn Book #323

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The Mozart Collection of Sacred Music #154

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The New Song #136b

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