Blest soul, how sweetly dost thou rest

Blest soul, how sweetly dost thou rest

Author: Gottfried Neumann
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Gottfried Neumann

Neumann, Gottfried, was born at Hohenheida, near Leipzig, apparently Nov. 30, 1686. He studied at the University of Leipzig, and thereafter was licensed as a candidate of theology (i.e. general preacher). In 1710 he joined the staff of the Halle Orphanage, but was expelled from Halle as a Separatist, and went to Hanau. He was then for a number of years receiver of rents (Fruchtschreiber) at Bergheim in Wetteravia, Hesse, to the Count Isenburg Meerholz, living later at Himbach, and at Marienbom (1736-39). Himbach was the headquarters of Johann Friedrich Kock, one of the principal leaders of the sect of the "Inspired," and between 1714 and 1734 Neumann generally speaking belonged to this sect. During the visits which Count N. L. von Zinzendor… Go to person page >

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First Line: Blest soul, how sweetly dost thou rest
Author: Gottfried Neumann

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A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. (New and Rev. ed.) #961Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d77
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. New and Revised ed. #1157Page Scan
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #91Page Scan
The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #878Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #91Page Scan



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