Nils Frykman

Nils Frykman
Short Name: Nils Frykman
Full Name: Frykman, Nils, 1842-1911
Birth Year: 1842
Death Year: 1911

Born: October 20, 1842, Sunne, Värmland, Sweden (birth name: Nils Larsson).
Died: March 30, 1911, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Buried: Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Nils took the name Frykman after the region where he grew up, Fryksdalen. In 1868, he graduated from teachers’ college in Karlstad, and went on to teach in Grums, Norrköping, and Sunne. He preached in the church in Sunne, and around that time began to write hymns. Eventually, his texts were printed in the magazine Sanningsvittnet. However, Frykman’s work was not sanctioned by Sweden’s state church, and almost led to the loss of his job as a teacher. Eventually he did resign his position over a controversy about his children’s baptism by an independent preacher. In 1888, he was called to serve as pastor in the Tabernacle Church in Chicago, Illinois, and later in Salem, Minnesota. After 18 years, he retired to Minneapolis. He also served in the Northwest Mission Association of the Covenant Church, as denominational vice-chairman, Ministerial Board chairman, the Northwest Ministerial Association chairman, and as chairman of the committee to publish the Swedish-American Covenant church’s first hymnal in 1906. His works include:

The History of My Songs

Texts by Nils Frykman (55)sort descendingAsInstances
Arma barn, som vilse gaarNils Frykman (Author)3
Burde jeg ei være gladN. F. (Author)2
Den högsta lycka på vår jordNils Frykman (Author)3
Det er en herlig tingN. Frykman (Author)2
God, my God, in heaven aboveNils Frykman, 1842-1911 (Author)2
Gud, min Gud och fader k'rNils Frykman (Author)2
Herlige stunder saa dyrebareN. Frykman (Author)2
Herre, du som tronarN. Frykman (Author)2
Hör huru fridsropet skallarN. F. (Author)2
How beautiful, serene and grandNils Frykman (Author)1
How great the joy the Lord providesNils Frykman, 1842-1911 (Author)2
How wonderful it is to come in perfect blissNils Frykman (Author)2
Hur skönt är Herrens budN. Frykman (Author)2
Hur skönt att vandra på livets stigN. Frykman (Author)2
Hvo som helst Kan bli' frelstNils Frykman (Author)2
I have a friend who loveth meNils Frykman, 1842-1911 (Author)10
I have a future all sublimeNils Frykman (Author)8
I sing with joy and gladnessNils Frykman, 1842-1911 (Author)3
Jag är en gäst och främling härN. Frykman (Author)3
Jag har en vän, som älskar migN. F. (Author)3
Jeg er saa lykkelig og gladN. F. (Author)2
Jeg har en ven, som elsked' migN. F. (Author)2
Jesu kära brudN. Frykman (Author)2
Jesu kjære brudN. Frykman (Author)2
Jesus, dit navn vil jeg priseN. F. (Author)2
Jordens fryd saasnart forsvinderNils Frykman (Author)2
Joybells are ringing, Christmas is bringingNils Frykman (Author)4
Julen är inneNils Frykman (Author)3
Kom till oss, o himmelska duvaN. F. (Author)2
List, to the gospel resoundingNils Frykman (Author)5
Men hvorfor ver grædeN. Frykman (Author)2
Min framtidsdag är ljus och långNils Frykman (Author)2
Min framtids dag er lys og langNils Frykman (Author)5
Min trældomstid er nu forbiN. F. (Author)2
Mitt hem är ej på jordenNils Frykman (Author)3
Nu er jeg glad og lyk'ligN. F. (Author)2
Nu 'r jag fr'lst och saligNils Frykman (Author)2
O det är en härlig tingN. F. (Author)2
O salighed, som Herren kjærN. F. (Author)2
Om korsets fane, lille hærN. Frykman (Author)2
Op til strid for Gud vi maaN. Frykman (Author)2
Our mighty God works mighty wondersNils Frykman (Author)5
Se i nødens dageN. F. (Author)2
Tænk, naar evighedensN. Frykman (Author)2
Tänk, när evighetensN. Frykman (Author)2
The highest joy that can be knownNils Frykman, 1842-1911 (Author)6
Var store Gud goer stora underNils Frykman (Author)4
Vår store Gud gör stora underN. Frykman (Author)3
Vem som helst Kan bli frälstN. F. (Author)2
Vill du skaada JesusNils Frykman (Author)2
Vor store Gud gjoer store UnderN. F. (Ord af)1
When my Lord is dear to meNils Frykman (Author)2
Whosoe'er, anywhereNils Frykman, 1842-1911 (Author)2
Why should I be anxious? I have such a FriendNils Frykman (Author)3
Why should I be anxious (Markuson)Nils Frykman (Author)3
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