So lang mein Jesus lebt

So lang mein Jesus lebt

Translator: Ernst Gebhardt; Author: Anne Steele
Tune: LAKE ENON
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Translator: Ernst Gebhardt

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Author: Anne Steele

Anne Steele was born at Broughton, Hampshire, in 1717. Her father was a timber merchant, and at the same time officiated as the lay pastor of the Baptist Society at Broughton. Her mother died when she was 3. At the age of 19 she became an invalid after injuring her hip. At the age of 21 she was engaged to be married but her fiance drowned the day of the wedding. On the occasion of his death she wrote the hymn "When I survey life's varied scenes." After the death of her fiance she assisted her father with his ministry and remained single. Despite her sufferings she maintained a cheerful attitude. She published a book of poetry Poems on subjects chiefly devotional in 1760 under the pseudonym "Theodosia." The remaining works were published a… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: So lang mein Jesus lebt
English Title: While My Redeemer's Near
Translator: Ernst Gebhardt
Author: Anne Steele
Language: German
Copyright: Public Domain

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Glaubenslieder #270

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