Gak Sorg og Klag'

Gak Sorg og Klag'

Author: Thomas Kingo
Published in 1 hymnal

Representative Text

1 Gak Sorg og Klag',
Fryd dig hver christi Lem!
Vor Nød og Sag
Til Faderens Behag
Vil selv Jesus føre frem,
Og hvad vi os til vort Gavn
I hans Navn
Gud Fader bede vil,
Det vil han staa os til;
Har vi glemt at bede før,
Gid vi nu paa Naadens Dør
Ved Guds Aand et Anfald gjør!

2 O Fader sød!
Jeg frem mit Hjerte bær
Alt fuldt af Nød,
For din Søns haarde Død
Fir det ud fra Sorgers Hær!
Aabne, o Jesu, min Mund
Hver den Stund
Jeg Gud paakalde vil,
Og læg din Forbøn til!
Tak, at du os lærte saa
Bønnen, at ved den vi maa
Adgang til Guds Hjerte faa!


Source: Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #257

Author: Thomas Kingo

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 >

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First Line: Gak Sorg og Klag'
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain
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