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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)

Jeg staar for Gud, som al Ting veed

Jeg staar for Gud, som al Ting veed

Author: M. B. Landstad
Published in 3 hymnals

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1 Jeg staar for Gud, som al Ting veed,
Og slaar mit Øie skamfuld ned,
Jeg ser min Synd, at den er stor
I Tanker, Gjerninger og Ord,
Det mig igjennem Hjertet skjær;
O Gud, mig Synder naadig vær!

2 O Herre Gud, hvad har jeg gjort,
Kast mig ei fra dit Aasyn bort,
Tag ei din Helligaand fra mig,
Men lad ham drage mig til dig,
Den rette Angers Vei mig lær;
O Gud, mig Synder naadig vær!

3 O Jesus, lad dit Blod, din Død
Mig redde ud af Syndens Nød,
Forstød mig ei, hjælp, at jeg maa
Retfærdiggjort ved dig faa gaa
Ned til mit Hus og glædes der;
O Gud, mig Synder naadig vær!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #53

Author: M. B. Landstad

Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads. Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jeg staar for Gud, som al Ting veed
Author: M. B. Landstad
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog #53

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M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #53

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #53

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