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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)

Herre, hvor skal vi gaa hen

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1 Herre, hvor skal vi gaa hen?
Gaa fro dig, vor Sjaleven,
Fra den levende Guds Søn,
Fra vor Troes store Løn,
Fra den Eneste paa Jord,
I hvis Mund er Livets Ord!

2 Nei, om end det inder haardt,
Ei dit Ord os skræmmer bort;
Dybt vi føle, at paa Jord
Døden er det haarde Ord;
Men dit Ord er Liv og Aand,
Sprænger alle Dodens Baand.

3 Æd mit Kjød og drik mit Blod,
Siger Livets Fyrste god,
Paa mit Ord i Brød og Vin!
Da for dig for Døden min,
Da, opreist af forten Jord,
Jeg for dig til Himmels for.

4 Hør det, Hjerte, hvor du slaar
I mit Bryst med bange Kaar!
Tro vor Herre paa hans Ord,
Nyd ham ved hans Naadebord!
Æd hans Kjød og drik hans Blod,
Og staa op, som han opstod!

5 Ja, tag Sandheds Ord i Pant,
Hans, som Døden overvandt,
Da i Aanden alt du har
Syn paa Herlighede klar,
Smoger, hvad end brydes ned,
Aldrig Dødens Bitterhed.

6 Evig da i Glæde stor
Leve skal vi med Guds Ord,
Som, naar Verden bradt forgaar,
Salig, seierrig bestaar,
Deler mildt sin Guddoms Glans
Med alt Jordisk, som er hans.

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #311

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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First Line: Herre, hvor skal vi gaa hen
Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain



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M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #311

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #311

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