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Gud Helligaand, opfyld med lyst

Gud Helligaand, opfyld med lyst

Translator: Nikolai F. S. Grundtvig
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

Gud Helligaand, opfyld med Lyst
Din troende Forsamlings Bryst!
Med Himlens Ild du os antænde,
Af Kristi Kjærlighed at brænde!
For Hjerterne dig aabenbar,
Oplys dem med di Lampe klar,
Saa alle Tunger trindt paa Jord
Samstemmig priese Troens Ord!
Halleluja, Halleluja!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #21

Translator: Nikolai 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 >



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Kirkesalmebog #d158

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Kirkesalmebog #21


M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #21

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Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #278

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #21

Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d115

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