Mache Jesu Liebe kund

Author: John M. Whtye

John M. (Marchant) Whyte. Evangelist, hymn writer, singer, b Paris, Canada West (Ontario), 8 Jun 1850, d Toronto 17 Mar 1927. He studied at the University of Toronto and devoted himself to evangelistic and temperance work. Typical of several hundred songs for which he wrote the words or the music, or both, are 'Canada Shall Yet Be Free,' 'Toronto the Good,' and 'Song of Trust.' Many songs appeared in separate editions published by Toronto News Co or Briggs. With his brother David Albert Whyte he edited Sing Out the Glad News (Briggs 1885) and Songs of Calvary (Briggs 1889). The Great Redemption (Briggs 1894), Nuggets of Gold (Briggs 1898) and Battle Songs of the Cross (1901) contain many of his own melodies. Eight of his hymns are reprinted… Go to person page >

Translator: E. C. Magaret

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First Line: O Brüder,, bist du froh, dass dir Gott vorziehn
Title: Mache Jesu Liebe kund
English Title: O brother, have you told how the Lord forgave
Author: John M. Whtye
Translator: E. C. Magaret
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Mache heut' die Liebe Jesu

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch. Die kleine Palme, mit Anhang #128

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