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