Der Tag ist am Erscheinen

Author: S. F. Smith

Smith, Samuel Francis, D.D., was born in Boston, U.S.A., Oct. 21, 1808, and graduated in arts at Harvard, and in theology at Andover. He entered the Baptist ministry in 1832, and became the same year editor of the Baptist Missionary Magazine. He also contributed to the Encyclopaedia Americana. From 1834 to 1842 he was pastor at Waterville, Maine, and Professor of Modern Languages in Waterville College. In 1842 he removed to Newton, Massachusetts, where he remained until 1854, when he became the editor of the publications of the Baptist Missionary Union. With Baron Stow he prepared the Baptist collection known as The Psalmist, published in 1843, to which he contributed several hymns. The Psalmist is the most creditable and influential of… Go to person page >

Translator: K. A. Fleischmann

Fleischmann, Konrad Anton. (Nuremberg, Bavaria, April 18, 1812--October 15, 1867, Philadelphia). Baptist. Raised a Lutheran, became a Baptist in 1831 in Geneva and began theological studies at Berne. Began Christian work in 1834 and in 1839, came to the United States as a missionary to his fellow Germans. His work took him from New York to Newark, New Jersey, to Reading, Pennsylvania, and, in 1842, to Philadelphia where he established a German Baptist Church. In 1852, the first Conference of German Baptists was held and as a result, Fleischmann began publication of a monthly, and later weekly, paper, Der Sendbote. In 1865 he presided at the first meeting of the General Conference of German Baptists. A picture of Fleischmann is in Cathcart's… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Der Tag ist am Erscheinen
English Title: The Morning Light is Breaking
Author: S. F. Smith
Translator: K. A. Fleischmann
Language: German



George J. Webb (b. Rushmore Lodge, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, 1803; d. Orange, NJ, 1887) composed WEBB (also known as MORNING LIGHT) on a voyage from England to the United States. The tune was published in The Odeon, a collection of secular music compiled by Webb and Lowell Mason (PHH 96) i…

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