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O Lord, afford a sinner light

O Lord, afford a sinner light

Author: E. W. Buchfelder
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: E. W. Buchfelder

Buchfelder, Ernst Wilhelm, born June 5, 1645, at Bentheim, East Friesland, Hannover. At first lie studied law, but was so much impressed by a sermon he heard at Cassel, in 1672, from Theodor Under-Eyck, that he forthwith began the study of theology at the University of Utrecht, and at the close of his studies, attended for two years on the ministry of Under-Eyck, then pastor of St. Martin's Church, Bremen. In 1678 he became pastor at Glückstadt in Holstein; 1679, rector of the classical school at Emden, in East Friesland; In 1684 preacher and inspector at Budingen, in Wetteravia; in 1687 preacher at Mühlheim on the Ruhr; and finally preacher at Emden, where he died March 8, 1711 (Koch, vi. 14-16; Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie, iii. 478,… Go to person page >

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Author: E. W. Buchfelder



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