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O greatest Man of pain

Author: Adam Thebesius

Thebesius, Adam, son of Peter Thebes or Phebesius, pastor at Sciffersdorf near Liegnitz in Silesia, was born at Sciffersdorf, Dec. 6, 1596. After studying at the University of Wittenberg (M.A. 1617) he was instituted, on Nov. 24, 1619, as pastor at Mondsch├╝tz, near Wohlau, and in 1627 became pastor at Wohlau. Finally, in 1639, he was appointed pastor of Saints Peter and Paul, the principal church in Liegnitz, and in 1642 he also bcame assessor of the consistory. He died at Liegnitz suddenly, after a double stroke of paralysis, on the evening of Dec. 12, 1652. (Koch, iii. 64; S. J. Ehrhardt's Presbyterologie Schlesiens, 1780-89, vol. iv. p. 265, &c.) Thebesius was a diligent, faithful and popular preacher. He was much tried by family affl… Go to person page >

Translator: F. W. Herzberger

Born: October 23, 1859, Baltimore, Maryland. Died: August 26, 1930, St. Louis, Missouri. Educated at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, Herzberger pastored in Carson, Kansas; Chicago, Illinois; and Hammond, Indiana. He was also a pioneer missionary in Arkansas, became the first city missionary (in St. Louis) of the Lutheran Missouri Synod in 1899, and worked for many missionary and charitable causes. His works include: The Family Altar --www.hymntime.com/tch  Go to person page >

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First Line: O greatest Man of pain
German Title: Du gro├čer Schmerzensmann
Author: Adam Thebesius
Translator: F. W. Herzberger
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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