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Guds barn i mörker och i ljus

I en djup, oändlig skog

Author: C. O. Rosenius
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 I en djup, oändlig skog,
Svart af moln, där åskan slog,
Gick ett litet barn en gång
Dagen lång.

2 Ja, den dagen var så lång,
Himlen mörk och skogen trång,
Barnet i sin ensamhet
Gick och grät.

15 Et lyssnar med glädje och fruktan
Till allt, hvad dess fader det säger.
Visst står det som barn i hans tuktan,
Men äger dock allt hvad han äger.

16 Visst möter det sorger på vägen,
Visst trycker ock korset dess skuldra;
Visst blir ock den trogne förlägen,
När skyarna svartna och bullra.

Source: Andeliga Sånger (3. upplagan) #7

Author: C. O. Rosenius

Rosenius, Carl Olof. (Nysätra, Sweden, February 3, 1816--February 24, 1868). Lutheran. Son of a state church preacher with pietist convictions. University of Uppsala, 1838-1839. Tutor at Lenna. Lay preacher and evangelist. Editor of Pietisten, 1842-1868, a monthly which played a major role in the revival and free church movement. In order to stem the tide of separation and keep the revival within the state church, Rosenius and his friends organized "Evangeliska Fosterlandsstiftelsen" (Evangelical National Foundation) in 1856. In his activities as a lay preacher Rosenius was often accompanied by the singer-hymnist, Oscar Ahnfelt, and his lyrics were published in the latter's Andeliga Sånger (Spiritual Songs). Author of "Var jag går" (Wher… Go to person page >

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First Line: I en djup, oändlig skog
Title: Guds barn i mörker och i ljus
Author: C. O. Rosenius
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain


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Andeliga Sånger (3. upplagan) #7

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