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I den ljusa morgonstunden

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1 I den ljusa morgonstunden
Af din lefnads korta vår
Fly till honom, som beständigt
Efter dig så troget går!
Gif ditt hjärt nu åt Jesus,
Han dig aldrig svika skall,
Men dig följa hela vägen
Och bevara dig för fall!

2 Dröj ej, tills den kulna hösten
Gjort dig stapplande och svag,
Nu står solen högt på fästet,
Nu är salighetens dag!
O, så börja nu din vandring
Mot ditt rätta fadershem,
Och låt blick och hjärta stadigt
Vändas mot Jerusalem!

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S95

Author: Carolina Sandell

Caroline W. Sandell Berg (b. Froderyd, Sweden, 1832; d. Stockholm, Sweden, 1903), is better known as Lina Sandell, the "Fanny Crosby of Sweden." "Lina" Wilhelmina Sandell Berg was the daughter of a Lutheran pastor to whom she was very close; she wrote hymns partly to cope with the fact that she witnessed his tragic death by drowning. Many of her 650 hymns were used in the revival services of Carl O. Rosenius, and a number of them gained popularity particularly because of the musical settings written by gospel singer Oskar Ahnfelt. Jenny Lind, the famous Swedish soprano, underwrote the cost of publishing a collection of Ahnfelt's music, Andeliga Sänger (1850), which consisted mainly of Berg's hymn texts. Bert Polman  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: I den ljusa morgonstunden
Author: Carolina Sandell
Meter: D
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain



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