Zu Mitternacht ward ein Geschrei, der Bräutigam naht

Zu Mitternacht ward ein Geschrei, der Bräutigam naht

Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Schmolck

Schmolck, Benjamin, son of Martin Schmolck, or Schmolcke, Lutheran pastor at Brauchitschdorf (now Chrόstnik) near Liegnitz in Silesia (now Poland) was born at Brauchitschdorf, Dec. 21, 1672. He entered the Gymnasium at Lauban in 1688, and spent five years there. After his return home he preached for his father a sermon which so struck the patron of the living that he made Benjamin an allowance for three years to enable him to study theology. He matriculated, at Michaelmas, 1693, at the University of Leipzig, where he came under the influence of J. Olearius, J. B. Carpzov, and others, and throughout his life retained the character of their teaching, viz. a warm and living practical Christianity, but Churchly in tone and not Pietistic. In th… Go to person page >

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First Line: Zu Mitternacht ward ein Geschrei, der Bräutigam naht
Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Language: German

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses #524

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Gesangbuch für Gemeinden des Evangelisch-Lutherischen Bekenntnisses (14th ed.) #524

Gesangbuch in welchem ein Sammlung geistreicher Lieder befindlich #d682

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