Nun hab ich Heil gefunden

Translator: E. G. Woltersdorf

Woltersdorf: Ernst Gottlieb W., as a hymn writer, preacher, prolific writer and educators in the field of Erbauungslitteratur one of the most outstanding representatives of pietistic healthy heart and mind towards the middle of the 18th Century. He was born on 31 May 1725 as the sixth son of the preacher to Gabriel Luke Friedrichsfelde in Berlin, who was appointed 10 years after its birth as a preacher at the St. George Church in Berlin. The blessing of a serious Christian education accompanied him to the Berlin High School to the gray convent, from which he received in 1742, only 17 years old, the University of Halle, to be under the direction of the pietistic school teachers belonging to J. Lange, Michael, Baumgarten and Knapp to pay the… Go to person page >

Author: Hugh Bourne

Bourne, Hugh, the principal founder of the Primitive Methodist Society, and the editor of their first hymn-books, was born at Fordhays, Stoke-on-Trent, April 3, 1772. His father, Joseph Bourne, a person in humble circumstances, was a member of the Church of England, whilst his mother belonged to the Wesleyan Society. His education, for his circumstances, was fairly good; and by earnest application to study he acquired some knowledge of Hebrew, Greek, and Latin. His mind was of a strongly devotional cast, and the Methodist movement of those days had such attractions for him that he joined himself thereto in 1709. The following year he went to reside near the Mow Cop Colliery, near Burslem, where he had secured an engagement. There, with two… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Nun hab ich heil gefunden
Title: Nun hab ich Heil gefunden
English Title: My soul is now united to Christ (Christ is All the World to Me)
Translator: E. G. Woltersdorf
Author: Hugh Bourne
Language: German
Refrain First Line: Ja, ich fühl' es, ich bin Dein
Copyright: Public Domain

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Frohe Botschaft in Liedern #64

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Frohe Botschaft in Liedern #64

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Gemeinschafts-Lieder. 7th ed. #367

Gesang und Melodienbuch #d470

Glaubens-Lieder #d372

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Pilgerklänge #113

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