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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)

Den Helt, som knuste Dødens Magt

Den Helt, som knuste Dødens Magt

Author: Birgitte K. Boye
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Den Helt, som knuste Dødens Magt,
Han gik, alt som han havde sagt,
Til Faderen tilbage,
Da efter Paaske Morgengry
Han havde vandret her paany
I fyrretyve Dage.
Kom Sjæl,
Agt vel
Paa den største
Seiers-Fyrste,
Se ham stige
Op til Herlighedens Rige!

2 Følg med paa Berget, Følg hans Fjed,
Som Elisæus fulgte med
Den elskede Elias!
Bed saa indstændig, som han bad:
O, lad os aldrig skilles ad,
Forklærede Messias!
Hans Svar
Du har:
Vær kun rolig,
Følg mig trolig,
Stil din Klage,
Jeg er med dig alle Dage!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #410

Author: Birgitte K. Boye

Birgitte was born on March 7, 1742, in Gen­tofte, Den­mark. She was the daughter of Jens Jo­han­sen. Boye mar­ried a su­preme court judge in Co­pen­ha­gen, Den­mark. She found time to study German, French and English and translated hymns into Danish from these languages. As a hym­nist, she was in­volved with Guld­bergs og Har­boes Psalm­e­bog (Ove Guld­berg’s and Lud­vig Har­boe’s Psalt­er), to which she con­trib­ut­ed 146 hymns. She al­so pro­duced "na­tion­al dra­ma­tic writ­ing." She died on Oc­to­ber 17, 1824. Sources: Julian, p. 1001 & Stulken, p. 145  Go to person page >

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First Line: Den Helt, som knuste Dødens Magt
Author: Birgitte K. Boye
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog #d48

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Kirkesalmebog #410

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M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #410

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #410

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