The Man of Sorrows

O Man of sorrows Thou, The Father Thee did chasten

Author: Adam Thebesius
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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 >

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First Line: O Man of sorrows Thou, The Father Thee did chasten
Title: The Man of Sorrows
German Title: Du grosser Schmerzensmann
Author: Adam Thebesius
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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