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Jesu, du min fröjd och fromma

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1 Jesus, du min fröjd och fromma,
All min glädje och min tröst,
Värdes nådigt till mig komma
Med ditt ord, din ljufva röst!
Kom, o Jesus, blif mig när,
Låt mig blifva där du är.

2 Jesus, låt mig städse börja
I ditt namn allt hvad jag gör,
Att jag måtte framgång spörja
Och så sluta, som jag bör.
Kom, o Jesus, blif mig när,
Låt mig blifva där du är.

3 Alla mina ord och tankar,
Jesus, låt behaga dig;
Laga, att jag flitigt samkar
Det, som evigt gagnar mig.
Kom, o Jesus, blif mig när,
Låt mig blifva där du är.



Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S2

Author: Johan Olof Wallin

Johan Olaf Wallin was born at Stora Tuna, in 1779, and early displayed his poetical powers. In 1805, and again in 1809, he gained the chief prize for poetry at Upsala. In the latter year he became pastor at Solna; here his ability as a preacher was so striking that he was transferred to Stockholm, in 1815, as "pastor primarius," a title for which we have no exact equivalent. In 1818 he was made Dean of Westeras, and set about the task of editing a revised hymn-book for the whole of Sweden. This task he completed in 1819, and published it as, Den Swenska Psalmboken, af Konungen gillad och stadfästad (The Swedish hymn-book, approved and confirmed by the King). To it he contributed some 150 hymns of his own, besides translations and recasting… Go to person page >

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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S2

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Nya Psalmisten #423

Soendagsskol-Bok, innehallande, Liturgi, Laesordning, och Sanger #d126

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Söndagsskolbok #103

Svenska Psalm-Boken af År 1819 #204

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