Jesus, I never can forget the pangs Thou has sustained

Jesus, I never can forget the pangs Thou has sustained

Author: Paul Gerhardt
Tune: EIN LAMM GEHT HIN
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Paul Gerhardt (b. Gräfenheinichen, Saxony, Germany, 1607; d. Lubben, Germany, 1676), famous author of Lutheran evangelical hymns, studied theology and hymnody at the University of Wittenberg and then was a tutor in Berlin, where he became friends with Johann Crüger. He served the Lutheran parish of Mittenwalde near Berlin (1651-1657) and the great St. Nicholas' Church in Berlin (1657-1666). Friederich William, the Calvinist elector, had issued an edict that forbade the various Protestant groups to fight each other. Although Gerhardt did not want strife between the churches, he refused to comply with the edict because he thought it opposed the Lutheran "Formula of Concord," which con­demned some Calvinist doctrines. Consequently, he was r… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, I never can forget the pangs Thou has sustained
Author: Paul Gerhardt

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The Mennonite Hymnary, published by the Board of Publication of the General Conference of the Mennonite Church of North America #533

The Oxford American Hymnal for Schools and Colleges #d152

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