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What though my joys and comfort die?
The Lord my savior liveth.
What though the darkness gather round?
Songs in the night he giveth.

(My Life Flows On In Endless Song)

De Kristne gaa fra Sted til Sted

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1 De Kristne gaa fra Sted til Sted
I mangehaande Jammer,
Og komme sidst i Graven ned,
Og hvile i sit Kammer.
Gud tager dem af Nød,
De hvile i hans Skjød.
Guds Hvedekorn i Seng vi saar
I Vente om Guds milde Vaar.

2 Hvor ere I dog farne vel,
Velsignet eders Bytte,
Du salige forløste Sjæl,
Og du forladte Hytte!
Du Aand en Engel lig
Høit op i Himmerig,
Du Blomsterknop, som lægges ned
I Skyggen af Guds Kjærlighed!

3 Vi glæde os, Guds Dag er nær,
Den store Aabenbaring,
Til da hvil, Pil'grims-Klæde, her
I hellig Guds Forvaring!
Hvad Salighed, hvad Sol,
At staa for Lammets Stol!
Før os_vi ere vel fornøi'd,
Saa dybt herned, hist op saa høit!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #631

Translator: M. B. Landstad

Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads. Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >

Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf

Zinzendorf, Count Nicolaus Ludwig, the founder of the religious community of Herrnhut and the apostle of the United Brethren, was born at Dresden May 26, 1700. It is not often that noble blood and worldly wealth are allied with true piety and missionary zeal. Such, however, was the case with Count Zinzendorf. Spener, the father of Pietism, was his godfather; and Franke, the founder of the famous Orphan House, in Halle, was for several years his tutor. In 1731 Zinzendorf resigned all public duties and devoted himself to missionary work. He traveled extensively on the Continent, in Great Britain, and in America, preaching "Christ, and him crucified," and organizing societies of Moravian brethren. John Wesley is said to have been under obligat… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: De Kristne gaa fra Sted til Sted
Translator: M. B. Landstad
Author: Nicolaus Ludwig, Graf von Zinzendorf
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain



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Kirkesalmebog #d40

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Kirkesalmebog #631


M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #631

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #631

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