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The Will of God is always Best

The will of God is always best, His will be done forever

Author: Margrave Albrecht Alcbiades; Translator: Benjamin LaTrobe
Published in 3 hymnals

Author: Margrave Albrecht Alcbiades

(no biographical information available about Margrave Albrecht Alcbiades.) Go to person page >

Translator: Benjamin LaTrobe

La Trobe, Benjamin, was born in Dublin, April 19, 1725, and educated at the University of Glasgow. He entered the Ministry of the Moravians, and subsequently became superintendent of that body in England. He died Nov. 29, 1786. Several of his translation of German hymns appeared in the Moravian Hymn Book, 1789. [George Arthur Crawford, M.A.] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: The will of God is always best, His will be done forever
Title: The Will of God is always Best
German Title: Was mein Gott will, das g'scheh allzeit
Author: Margrave Albrecht Alcbiades
Translator: Benjamin LaTrobe
Meter: D
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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