Ich liebe, Herr, dein Reich

Author: Timothy Dwight

Dwight, Timothy, D.D. This is the most important name in early American hymnology, as it is also one of the most illustrious in American literature and education. He was born at Northampton, Massachusetts, May 14, 1752, and graduated at Yale College, 1769; was a tutor there from 1771 to 1777. He then became for a short time a chaplain in the United States Army, but passed on in 1783 to Fairfield, Connecticut, where he held a pastorate, and taught in an Academy, till his appointment, in 1795, as President of Yale College. His works are well known, and need no enumeration. He died at New Haven, Jan. 11, 1817. In 1797 the General Association of Connecticut, being dissatisfied with Joel Barlow's 1785 revision of Watts, requested Dwight to do th… Go to person page >

Translator: K. A. Fleischmann

Fleischmann, Konrad Anton. (Nuremberg, Bavaria, April 18, 1812--October 15, 1867, Philadelphia). Baptist. Raised a Lutheran, became a Baptist in 1831 in Geneva and began theological studies at Berne. Began Christian work in 1834 and in 1839, came to the United States as a missionary to his fellow Germans. His work took him from New York to Newark, New Jersey, to Reading, Pennsylvania, and, in 1842, to Philadelphia where he established a German Baptist Church. In 1852, the first Conference of German Baptists was held and as a result, Fleischmann began publication of a monthly, and later weekly, paper, Der Sendbote. In 1865 he presided at the first meeting of the General Conference of German Baptists. A picture of Fleischmann is in Cathcart's… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ich liebe, Herr, dein Reich
English Title: I Love Thy Kingdom, Lord
Author: Timothy Dwight
Translator: K. A. Fleischmann
Language: German

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #79Page Scan
Evangeliums-Lieder, Gospel Hymns mit deutschen Kernliedern #d80
Himmelwaerts, eine Sammlung Geistlicher Lieder fuer Sonntagschulen und Jugendvereine #d87
Liederperlen #d48
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