Jesus, my King, thy kind and gracious scepter

Jesus, my King, thy kind and gracious scepter

Author: Christian Friedrich Richter
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: Christian Friedrich Richter

Richter, Christian Friedrich, son of Sigismund Richter, Rath and Chancellor to Count von Promnitz at Sorau, in Brandenburg, was born at Sorau, Oct. 5, 1676. At the University of Halle he was first a student of medicine and then of theology. In 1698, A. H. Francke appointed him Inspector of the Paedagogium, and then made him, in 1699, physician in general to all his Institutions. In company with his younger brother, Dr. Christian Sigismund Richter, he made many chemical experiments, for which he prepared himself by special prayer; and invented many compounds which came into extensive use under the name of the “Halle Medicines," the most famous being the Essentia dulcis, which was a preparation of gold. He died at Halle, Oct. 5, 1711 (Koch,… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus, my King, thy kind and gracious scepter
Author: Christian Friedrich Richter

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. (New and Rev. ed.) #338Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. Rev. ed. #d337
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the Protestant Church of the United Brethren. New and Revised ed. #386Page Scan
Hymnal of the Evangelical Church. Word ed. #d356
Offices of Worship and Hymns: with tunes, 3rd ed., revised and enlarged #706Page Scan
The Liturgy and the Office of Worship and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum, or the Moravian Church #706Page Scan



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