Nach Hause

Translator: Margaret Enns

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Author: Edward Hopper

Rv Edward Hopper DD USA 1816-1888. Born at New York City, the son of a merchant, he graduated from Union Theological Seminary, New York. He married Margaretta Wheeler. He was an author and poet and wrote several books. He pastored the Greenville Presbyterian Church, Sag Harbor Presbyterian Church on Long Island, and the Church of Sea and Land, NYC, a church for sailors, where he remained the rest of his life (for years the church building was shared with the First Chinese Presbyterian Church). Once he was asked to compose a hymn verse for the anniversary of the Seamen’s Friend’s Society meeting. Instead, he brought the verse for a hymn he had written eight years before (noted below). John Edgar Gould saw Hopper’s poem (6 st… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus, Heiland steure du mich dem sichern Hafen zu
Title: Nach Hause
English Title: Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me
Translator: Margaret Enns
Author: Edward Hopper
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Ja ich trau deiner Hand



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Sänger-Bote #3

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The Selah Song Book (Das Sela Gesangbuch) (2nd ed) #247b

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