Herre, oss enhvar välsigna

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1 Herre, oss enhvar välsigna,
Hjärtat fyll med fröjd och frid.
Låt enhvar din kärlek äga,
Nåden prisa högt alltid,
Vederkvick oss, vederkvick oss
Uti detta ökenland.

2 Vi hembära pris och ära
För din frälsnings glada bud,
Må den många frukter b¨ra
Hos din här utvalda brud.
Må din ande, må din ande
alltid vara dina när.

3 Och när hembud vi få höra
Kalla oss att lämna här;
Änglar oss på vingar föra
För att evigt vara där.
Må vi redo, må vi redo
Vara då att resa hem.


Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S68

Author: John Fawcett

Fawcett, John, D.D., was born Jan. 6, 1739 or 1740, at Lidget Green, near Bradford, Yorks. Converted at the age of sixteen under the ministry of G. Whitefield, he at first joined the Methodists, but three years later united with the Baptist Church at Bradford. Having begun to preach he was, in 1765, ordained Baptist minister at Wainsgate, near Hebden Bridge, Yorks. In 1772 he was invited to London, to succeed the celebrated Dr. J. Gill, as pastor of Carter's Lane; the invitation had been formally accepted, the farewell sermon at Wainsgate had been preached and the wagons loaded with his goods for removal, when the love and tears of his attached people prevailed and he decided to remain. In 1777 a new chapel was built for him at Hebden Bridg… Go to person page >

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First Line: Herre, oss enhvar välsigna
English Title: Lord, dismiss us with thy blessing
Author: John Fawcett
Meter: 8.7.8.7.4.7
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

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SICILIAN MARINERS

SICILIAN MARINERS is traditionally used for the Roman Catholic Marian hymn "O Sanctissima." According to tradition, Sicilian seamen ended each day on their ships by singing this hymn in unison. The tune probably traveled from Italy to Germany to England, where The European Magazine and London Review…

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