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Traue auf Jesus

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. C. Magaret

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Text Information

First Line: Kommt, Seelen voller Sündenlast
Title: Traue auf Jesus
English Title: Come, every soul by sin oppressed
Author: John H. Stockton
Translator: E. C. Magaret
Language: German
Refrain First Line: O vertraue, o vertraue

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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Die Kleine Psalme No. 2 #d85

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch. Die kleine Palme, mit Anhang #72

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