1859-1940
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August 16, 1859, Mönsterås, Sweden.

January 7, 1940, Kalmar, Sweden.

Gamla Kyrkogard, Mönsterås, Sweden.

A carpenter’s son, Boberg started out as a sailor. He came to Christ at age 19 and attended a Bible school in Kristinehamn. He served as a lay preacher for two years, edited the weekly Sanningsvittnet (Witness of the Truth) (1890-1916), and served in the Swedish parliament (1912-31). His works include several volumes of poetry and many hymns; he also helped compile the first two hymnals of the Swedish Covenant church.

  1. Jesus, Jesus, Name Most Precious
  2. O Store Gud