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O greatest Man of pain

O greatest Man of pain

Author: Adam Thebesius
Published in 2 hymnals

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 Mondschütz, 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 >

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Author: Adam Thebesius

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The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) #d542

The Selah Song Book. Word ed. #d269

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