1 Enhver, som tror og bliver døbt,
Han skal vist salig blive,
Thi han ved Jesu Blod er kjøbt,
Som vil sig ham indlive,
Og blandt Guds Børns det hellig' Tal
Til Himmeriges Æres Val
Med Korsets Blod indskrive.
2 Vi sukke alle hjertelig,
Og udi Troen sige
Med Hjertens Bøn, enhver for sig:
O Jesus, lad os stige
Bed Daabens Kraft i Dyder frem,
Og før os saa ved Troen hjem
Til Ærens evig' Rige!
Thomas Hansen Kingo (15 December 1634 – 14 October 1703 Odense) was a Danish bishop, poet and hymn-writer born at Slangerup, near Copenhagen. His work marked the high point of Danish baroque poetry.
He belonged to a rather poor family partly of Scottish origin and was educated a clergyman. In his youth, Kingo wrote a series of poems picturing humorous scenes in village life and a pastoral love poem, Chrysillis. He studied theology at the University of Copenhagen, graduating in 1654, and for some time acted as private tutor. In 1661 he was appointed vicar to the pastor at Kirke Helsinge, and in 1668 he was ordained a minister at his native town, where his poetic activity began.
At first he essayed patriotic poems, but later devoted h… Go to person page >
Display Title: Enhver, som tror og bliver døbtFirst Line: Enhver, som tror og bliver døbtDate: 1893Subject: Ved Daaben | ; By the Baptism | ; Fastelavens Søndag | Til Hoimesse; Shrovetide Sunday | High Mass
Display Title: Enhver, som tror og bliver døbtFirst Line: Enhver, som tror og bliver døbtAuthor: KingoDate: 1897Subject: Ved Daaben | ; By the Baptism | ; Fastelavens Søndag | Til Hoimesse; Shrovetide Sunday | High Mass