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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)

Gud Fader lig at være

Gud Fader lig at være

Author: M. B. Landstad
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Gud Fader lig at være,
Det var dig ei for stort,
O Herre Jesus kjære!
Du gav altsammen bort,
Fornedred dig, og kom
Til os i største Nøden,
Blev lydig indtil Døden,
Ja Korsets Død og Dom.

2 Derfor har Gud ophøiet
Dig over Englehær,
Og dig et Navn tilføiet,
Velsignet af enhver,
Langt over alle Navn;
Gud lad det aldri glemmes,
Gud lad det trolig gjemmes
Udi vort Hjertes Favn!

3 I Jesu Navn sig bøie
Hvert Knæ ydmygelig
I Himlene de høie
Og her paa Jorderig,
Dybt under ligervis,
Og Tunge hver bekjende,
At han er uden Ende
En Herre til Guds Pris!

4 Nu alt, hvorom vi bede
Vor Gud i Jesu navn,
Skal gives os til Glæde
Og vore Sjæles Gavn.
Lær os, o Helligaand,
I Jesu Navn at raabe,
At bie, tro og haabe
Vor Frelse af hans Haand!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #306

Author: 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 >

Text Information

First Line: Gud Fader lig at være
Author: M. B. Landstad
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain



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Kirkesalmebog #d150

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Kirkesalmebog #306


M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #306

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #306

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