Mein Jesus, ich lieb' dich, ich weiss du bist mein

Author: William R. Featherston

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Translator: W. Papenhausen

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Text Information

First Line: Mein Jesus, ich lieb' dich, ich weiss du bist mein
English Title: My Jesus, I Love Thee
Author: William R. Featherston
Translator: W. Papenhausen
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Wenn je ich dich liebte, mein Jesus

Tune

[My Jesus, I love Thee, I know Thou art mine] (Gordon)

In 1870 Featherstone's text came to the attention of Adoniram J. Gordon (b. New Hampton, NH, 1836; d. Boston, MA, 1895), an evangelical preacher who was compiling a new Baptist hymnal. Because he was unhappy with the existing melody for this text, Gordon composed this tune; as he wrote, "in a moment…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Evangeliums-Lieder 1 und 2 (Gospel Hymns) #103Page Scan
Heils-Lieder, eine Sammlung Geistlicher Lieder für Sonntagsschulen, Jugendvereine #129Page Scan
Himmelwaerts, eine Sammlung Geistlicher Lieder fuer Sonntagschulen und Jugendvereine #d132
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