Ein volles, freies, ewiges Heil

Ein volles, freies, ewiges Heil

Author: Heinrich Ernst Gebhardt
Tune: [Ein volles, freies, ew'ges Heil]
Published in 3 hymnals

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Author: Heinrich Ernst Gebhardt

Ernst (Heinrich) Gebhardt (1832-1899), a Methodist minister of Germany, spent some time in South America and North America and England accompanying R. Pearsail Smith as song leader at his evangelistic meetings. Gebhardt wrote many original hymns and translated over 50 Gospel hymns from English into German, most of them Moody and Sankey songs. They appeared in his Frohe Botschaft and Evangeliums-Lieder (C. F. Spittler, Basel), which were distributed in Europe and America in innumerable volumes. He was the compiler and editor of many other songbooks. Gebhardt's translations of such songs as "Rock of Ages"—"Fels des Heils," and "Oh, Have You Not Heard"—"Ich weiss einen Strom" seem to have more poetic quality than the English. His contri… Go to person page >

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First Line: Ein volles, freies, ewiges Heil
Author: Heinrich Ernst Gebhardt

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