Thy word is good

Whatever God does is well

Author: Benjamin Schmolck
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Benjamin Schmolck

Schmolck, Benjamin, son of Martin Schmolck, or Schmolcke, Lutheran pastor at Brauchitzchdorf, near Liegnitz in Silesia, was born at Brauchitzchdorf, Dec. 21, 1672. He entered the Gymnasium at Lauban in 1688, and spent five years there. After his return home he preached for his father a sermon which so struck the patron of the living that he made Benjamin an allowance for three years to enable him to study theology. He matriculated, at Michaelmas, 1693, at the University of Leipzig, where he came under the influence of J. Olearius, J. B. Carpzov, and others, and throughout his life retained the character of their teaching, viz. a warm and living practical Christianity, but Churchly in tone and not Pietistic. In the autumn of 1697, after comp… Go to person page >

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First Line: Whatever God does is well
Title: Thy word is good
Author: Benjamin Schmolck

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