Mein Glaube tritt dir nah

Author: Ray Palmer

Ray Palmer (b. Little Compton, RI, 1808; d. Newark, NJ, 1887) is often considered to be one of America's best nineteenth-century hymn writers. After completing grammar school he worked in a Boston dry goods store, but a religious awakening prodded him to study for the ministry. He attended Yale College (supporting himself by teaching) and was ordained in 1835. A pastor in Congregational churches in Bath, Maine (1835-1850), and Albany, New York (1850-1865), he also served as secretary of the American Congregational Union (1865-1878). Palmer was a popular preacher and author, writing original poetry as well as translating hymns. He published several volumes of poetry and hymns, including Sabbath Hymn Book (1858), Hymns and Sacred Pieces (1865… Go to person page >

Translator: J. C. Grimmell

Grimmel, Julius Charles. (Marburg, Germany, May 30, 1847--September 1, 1921, Brightwater, New York). Baptist. Attended Rochester Theological Seminary, 1863-1866, 1867, 1868; University of Lewisburgh (Pennsylvania), 1866-1867. Pastorates at Buffalo, N.Y., 1867-1873; First German Baptist Church, 1873-1893, and 1904-1919, Brooklyn, N.Y. General secretary for German Baptist Home Mission work and editor of the German Baptist publications in Cleveland, 1894-1904. Published a collection of hymns for prayer meetings entitled Die Weckstimme (Brooklyn, 1875). Three hymns translated from English to German appeared in Die Glaubensharfe, (Cleveland, Ohio, 1885). --Paul Hammond, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Mein Glaube tritt dir nah
English Title: My Faith Looks up to Thee
Author: Ray Palmer
Translator: J. C. Grimmell
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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Ausgewaehlte Psalmen und Lieder fuer kirchlichen und haeuslichen Gebrauch #d228

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Die Weckstimme #41

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Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #135

Evangeliums-Lieder, Gospel Hymns mit deutschen Kernliedern #d132

Liederperlen #d80

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