Ob Trübsal uns kränkt

Author: John Newton

Newton, John, who was born in London, July 24, 1725, and died there Dec. 21, 1807, occupied an unique position among the founders of the Evangelical School, due as much to the romance of his young life and the striking history of his conversion, as to his force of character. His mother, a pious Dissenter, stored his childish mind with Scripture, but died when he was seven years old. At the age of eleven, after two years' schooling, during which he learned the rudiments of Latin, he went to sea with his father. His life at sea teems with wonderful escapes, vivid dreams, and sailor recklessness. He grew into an abandoned and godless sailor. The religious fits of his boyhood changed into settled infidelity, through the study of Shaftesbury and… Go to person page >

Translator: Friedrich Winkler

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First Line: Ob Trübsal uns kränkt
English Title: Though troubles assail and dangers affright
Author: John Newton
Translator: Friedrich Winkler
Language: German

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Deutsches Gesangbuch der Bisch. Methodisten-Kirche #d463

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #56

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Deutsches Gesangbuch #56

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Die Geistliche Viole #199

Die Geistliche Viole #d143

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Die Pilgerharfe #228

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch mit vierstimmigen Melodien für den öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #314[41]

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #G199

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Evangelisches Gesangbuch #G199

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d537

Gesangbuch der Evangelischen Gemeinschaft für öffentlichen und häuslichen Gottesdienst #d672

Harfen-Klaenge #d205

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Jugendharfe #278

Kleine Missionsharfe im Kirchen- und Volkston festliche und ausserfestliche Kreise. l7th ed. #d127

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Liederkranz für Sonntags-Schulen und Jugend-Vereine #220

Sammlung von geistlichen Liedern ... kirchlicher und haeuslichen Gottesdienst #d253

Singet dem Herrn; Liederbuch fuer Jugendvereine und Sonntagschulen #d121

The Philharmonia #d342

Unser Liederbuch, die schoensten Lieder fuer Schule, Sonntagsschule und Familie #d306

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