Give Gud, jeg efterhaanden

Give Gud, jeg efterhaanden

Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig
Published in 4 hymnals

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Give Gud, jeg efterhaanden
Med Guds Naades Ord i Favn
Og maa blive stærk i Aanden,
Vokse op i Jesu Navn,
I det stille glæde mig
Ved mit Haab om Himmerig,
Lære Himmellivets Seder,
Dele Jesu Barneglæder!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #185

Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig

Nicolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig was the son of a pastor, and was born at Udby, in Seeland, in 1783. He studied in the University of Copenhagen from 1800-1805; and, like some other eminent men, did not greatly distinguish himself; his mind was too active and his imagination too versatile to bear the restraint of the academic course. After leaving the university he took to teaching; first in Langeland, then (1808) in Copenhagen. Here he devoted his attention to poetry, literature, and Northern antiquities. In 1810 he became assistant to his father in a parish in Jutland. The sermon he preached at his ordination, on the subject "Why has the Lord's word disappeared from His house," attracted much attention, which is rarely the case with "pro… Go to person page >



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M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #185

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #185

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