Er erlöst dich jetzt

Author: John H. Stockton

Stockton, John Hart, a Methodist minister, was born in 1813, and died in 1877. He was a member of the New Jersey Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and the successive pastoral charges that he filled as a member of that Conference are found in the Conference Journal. He was not only a preacher, but a musician and composer of tunes, as well as hymn writer. He published two gospel song books: Salvation Melodies, 1874, and Precious Songs, 1875. Hymn Writers of the Church by Charles Nutter, 1911… Go to person page >

Translator: E. Gebhardt

Ernst (Heinrich) Gebhardt (1832-1899), a Methodist minister of Germany, spent some time in South America and North America and England accompanying R. Pearsail Smith as song leader at his evangelistic meetings. Gebhardt wrote many original hymns and translated over 50 Gospel hymns from English into German, most of them Moody and Sankey songs. They appeared in his Frohe Botschaft and Evangeliums-Lieder (C. F. Spittler, Basel), which were distributed in Europe and America in innumerable volumes. He was the compiler and editor of many other songbooks. Gebhardt's translations of such songs as "Rock of Ages"—"Fels des Heils," and "Oh, Have You Not Heard"—"Ich weiss einen Strom" seem to have more poetic quality than the English. His contri… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Komm her, du sündenmüdes Herz
Title: Er erlöst dich jetzt
English Title: Only Trust Him
Author: John H. Stockton
Translator: E. Gebhardt
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Ihm allein vertrau von Herzen

Tune

[Come every soul by sin oppressed] (Stockton)

John H. Stockton (b. New Hope, PA, 1813; d. Philadelphia, PA, 1877) composed MINERVA for one of his own gospel-hymn texts, "Come, Every Soul by Sin Oppressed." The tune was published in his Salvation Melodies No.1 (1874); however, it had also been published earlier in Joyful Songs Nos. 1-3 Combined…

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Timeline

Instances

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Andachtsklaenge: eine Sammlung gewaewlter Gesaenge fuer gottesdienstliche Uebungen #d98
Erweckungs-Lieder #29Page Scan
Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #58Page Scan
Evangeliums-Lieder, Gospel Hymns mit deutschen Kernliedern #d117
German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d71
German Sunday School Songs ... for the Beachy Amish of Lancaster County, PA. #d75
Himmels-Harfe fuer Sonntag-Schulen, Jugendvereine und Evangelisations-Versammlungen #d90



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