Ich bin entschieden zu folgen Jesus

Author: Sadhu Sundar Singh, 1889-1929

Simon Kama Marak (see Sadhu Sundar Singh) India 1889-1929. Born at Jorhat, Assam, India, the lyrics of this hymn were attributed as the last words of Nokseng, a Garo man, from a tribe of Meghalaya people then in Assam who converted to Christianity through efforts of an American Baptist missionary. It is said this person was reciting verses from the 12th chapter of John as he and his family were being killed by an Indian village chieftain, one by one.. first a child (shot with an arrow), then another, child, then the wife, then finally Nokseng, each time asked by the village chieftain to deny Jesus, but refusing to. After Nokseng was arrowed down, the chieftain, having a miraculous change of heart, is alleged to have said, “I, too, am… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ich bin entschieden zu folgen Jesus
Author: Sadhu Sundar Singh, 1889-1929
Language: German
Publication Date: 2001
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 2001.

Tune

ASSAM

A Traditional Indian tune, ASSAM comes from the city of Assam, India where the text was originated.

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