The cause is thine, Lord Jesus Christ

Author: Samuel Preiswerk

Preiswerk, Samuel, son of Alexander Preiswerk, pastor at Rümlingen, in the canton of Basel, was born at Rümlingen, Sept. 19, 1799. After studying at the Universities of Basel, Tübingen, and Erlangen, he was for some time curate in charge at Benken, in the canton of Basel. In 1824 he was appointed preacher at the Basel Orphanage, and in 1829 tutor of Hebrew at the Basel mission house. In 1830 he was chosen as pastor of Muttenz, near Basel, but on the outbreak of the Revolution of 1832 had to leave. After being from 1834 to 1837 professor of Old Testament Exegesis and Oriental languages in the Evangelical Theological Institution at Geneva, he returned to Basel, where he was instituted, in 1843, as pastor of St. Leonard's church, and in 185… Go to person page >

Translator: C. E. Schauffler

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First Line: The cause is thine, Lord Jesus Christ
German Title: Die Sach ist Dein, Herr Jesu Christ
Author: Samuel Preiswerk
Translator: C. E. Schauffler
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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