Hvorhen skal jeg dog fly

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1 Hvorhen skal jeg dog fly
Fra Lovens Tordensky
Med mine synder mange,
Hvor skal jeg Trøsten fange?
Thi hele Verden vide
Ei lette kan min Kvide.

2 O Jesus, naaderig!
Med Hjertens Sorg til dig
Jeg paa dit Ord fremtræder,
Mig ved din Naade glæder,
Og tror, hvad du forjætter,
Dit Blod min Synd udsletter.

3 Jeg arme Dødsens Barn,
Omsnært af Syndens Garn,
Til dig i Troen haster,
Og i din Fan mig kaster,
I Naadens Dyb jeg sænker
Den Kval, som Hjertet krænker.

4 Jeg ser, mit skylde-Brev
Til Korset naglet blev,
Og i din Grav i Haven,
Der er min synd begraven
Til evig Skjul og Gjemme,
Hvi vil jeg mig da gremme?

5 Jeg meget har behov,
Men Dug ske evig Lov!
Alt, hvad jeg kan bejære,
Hos dig jeg faar ja mere;
Min Kraft i dig jeg finder,
Hos dig min Sorg forsvinder.

6 Om Satans hele Magt
Sig hade mod mig lagt,
For mig fra dig at skille,
De faa ei, hvad de ville,
Thi du mig Seier giver,
Dit blod min Frelse bliver.

7 Men bøi, o Sjæleven,
Min Hjertens Hu derhen,
At jeg maa alt modstride,
Som mig fra dig vil slide,
Og altid her i Live
Dit Legems Lem forblive.



Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #291

Alterer: Johann Heermann

Heermann, Johann, son of Johannes Heermann, furrier at Baudten, near Wohlau, Silesia, was born at Baudten, Oct. 11, 1585. He was the fifth but only surviving child of his parents, and during a severe illness in his childhood his mother vowed that if he recovered she would educate him for the ministry, even though she had to beg the necessary money. He passed through the schools at Wohlau; at Fraustadt (where he lived in the house of Valerius Herberger, q. v., who took a great interest in him); the St. Elizabeth gymnasium at Breslau; and the gymnasium at Brieg. At Easter, 1609, he accompanied two young noblemen (sons of Baron Wenzel von Rothkirch), to whom he had been tutor at Brieg, to the University of Strassburg; but an affection of the e… Go to person page >

Author: Johannes Tauler

Tauler, Johannes, was born at Strassburg about 1300, and seems to have been the son of Nikolus Tauler or Taweler, of Finkweiler, who in 1304 was a member of the Strassburg Town Council (Mitglied des Raths). About the year 1318 he entered the Dominican convent at Strassburg. He studied for eight years at Strassburg, where the famous Meister Eckhart (d. 1327) was Dominican Professor of Theology from 1312 to 1320. He then went to Cologne to undergo a further training, in theory and practical work, extending over four years. Thereafter he returned to Strassburg where he soon came into note as an eloquent and practical preacher. When much of Germany was laid under interdict by Pope John XXII., because of resenting his interference with the elect… Go to person page >

Translator: Hans Adolf Brorson

(no biographical information available about Hans Adolf Brorson.) Go to person page >

Translator: Wilhelm Andreas Wexels

Wexels, Wilhelm Andreas. (Copenhagen, Denmark, March 29, 1797--May 14, 1866, Oslo, Norway). Lutheran. After studies in Copenhagen and Christiana (Oslo), became catechist and curate of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Christiana. Preached against the inroads of rationalism, emphasizing the need for spiritual revival. Church historians claim that his ministry was the turning point in the Church of Norway. Failed in his attempt to give Norway a hymnal, but many of his hymns survived. --J. Irving Erickson, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Hvorhen skal jeg dog fly
German Title: Wo soll ich fliehen hin
Alterer: Johann Heermann
Author: Johannes Tauler
Translator: Hans Adolf Brorson
Translator: Wilhelm Andreas Wexels
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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