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Guds Ord det er vort Aarvegods

Full Text

Guds Ord det er vort Arvegods,
Det skal vor Afkoms være;
Gud, giv os i vor Grav den Ros,
Vi holdt det høit i Ære!
Det er vor Hjælp i Nød,
Vor Trøst i Liv og Død;
O Gud, ihvor det gaar,
Lad dag, mens Verden staar,
Det i vor Æt nedarves!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #44

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Guds Ord det er vort Aarvegods
Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

EIN FESTE BURG

The original rhythms of EIN FESTE BURG (see 469) had already reached their familiar isorhythmic (all equal rhythms) shape by the time of Johann S. Bach (PHH 7) in the eighteenth century. The harmonization is taken from his Cantata 80. Many organ and choral works are based on this chorale, including…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Evangeli harpe : et udvalg af salmer og aandelige sange til brug i menigheden, söndagsskolen og hjemmet #422
Kirkesalmebog #d174
Lutheran Hymnal for the Sunday School #S.6Page Scan
Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #45Text
Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #44Text
Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d124
The Lutheran Hymnary Junior ... of the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Synod, the Evangelical Lutheran Synod and the United Norwegian Lutheran Church of America #d94
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