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Jesus, und kann es möglich sein?

Author: Joseph Grigg

Grigg, Joseph, was born in 1728, according to the D. Sedgwick’s Manuscript," but this date seems to be some six or eight years too late. He was the son of poor parents and was brought up to mechanical pursuits. In 1743 he forsook his trade and became assistant minister to the Rev. Thomas Bures, of the Presbyterian Church, Silver Street, London. On the death of Mr. Bures in 1747, he retired from the ministry, and, marrying a lady of property, look up his residence at St. Albans. He died at Walthamstow, Essex, Oct. 29, 1768. As a hymnwriter Grigg is chiefly known by two of his hymns, "Behold a stranger at the door"; and "Jesus, and can it ever be?" His hymnwriting began, it is said, at ten years of age. His published works of various kinds… Go to person page >

Translator: W. Rauschenbusch

(no biographical information available about W. Rauschenbusch.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, und kann es möglich sein?
English Title: Jesus, and Shall it Ever Be
Author: Joseph Grigg
Translator: W. Rauschenbusch
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #238

Evangeliums-Saenger #d124

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d60

German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d62

The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d368

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