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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)

In his courts

Translator: Jonas Oscar Backlund

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Author: Johan Ludvig Runeberg

Runeberg, Johan Ludvig. (Jacobstad, Finland, February 5, 1804--May 6, 1877, Borgå). Lutheran. Educated at University of Åbo. Secretary to the Council of the University, 1830-1836. Chair of Latin at Borgå College, 1837-1847; rector, 1847-1850. Author of The Grave of Perrho, 1831, verse romances of Finnish life; The Elk Hunter; Hanna, and Fänrik Ståls sänger, patriotic poems on the war of independence. National poet of Finland. Editor of the Swedish hymnal for the Finnish church, 1857, which included 57 of his texts and nine of his translations or revisions. Author of "Hur ljuft det är att komma" (What Joy There Is in Coming). --Likely J. Irving Erickson, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: How wondrous is the blessing
Title: In his courts
Translator: Jonas Oscar Backlund
Author: Johan Ludvig Runeberg

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Gospel Hymnal #d106

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