Wohl dem, der bess're Schätze liebt

Wohl dem, der bess're Schätze liebt

Author: Christian Fürchtegott Gellert
Published in 9 hymnals

Author: Christian Fürchtegott Gellert

Gellert, Christian Fürchtegott, son of Christian Gellert, pastor at Hainichen in the Saxon Harz, near Freiberg, was born at Hainichen, July 4, 1715. In 1734 he entered the University of Leipzig as a student of theology, and after completing his course acted for some time as assistant to his father. But then, as now, sermons preached from manuscript were not tolerated in the Lutheran Church, and as his memory was treacherous, he found himself compelled to try some other profession. In 1739 he became domestic tutor to the sons of Herr von Lüttichau, near Dresden, and in 1741 returned to Leipzig to superintend the studies of a nephew at the University. He also resumed his own studies. He graduated M.A. 1744; became in 1745 private tutor or l… Go to person page >

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First Line: Wohl dem, der bess're Schätze liebt
Author: Christian Fürchtegott Gellert
Language: German

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Das Gemeinschaftliche Gesangbuch: zum gottesdienstlichen Gebrauch der Lutherischen und Reformirten Gemeinden in Nord-America. (1st.. Aufl) #331

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten: herausgegeben mit kirchlicher Genehmigung #517

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Deutsches Gesangbuch für die Evangelisch-Luterische Kirche in den Vereinigten Staaten: herausgegeben mit kirchlicher Genehmigung (22nd aufl.) #517

Gesang und Melodienbuch: der Bischoeflichen Methodisten-kirche #d695

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