Jesus giv mig Graad og Sukke

Jesus giv mig Graad og Sukke

Author: Thomas Kingo
Published in 4 hymnals

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Jesus, giv mig Graad og Sukke,
Giv mig Sorg for mine Feil!
Lad din Aand min Sjæl oplukke,
Sæt deri din Naades Speil!
Giv mig Trøst i sidste Nød
Ved din Naade, blod og Død,
Lad min sidste Graad og Klage
Mig til Himlens Glæde drage!


Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #322

Author: Thomas Kingo

Thomas Hansen Kingo (15 December 1634 – 14 October 1703 Odense) was a Danish bishop, poet and hymn-writer born at Slangerup, near Copenhagen. His work marked the high point of Danish baroque poetry. He belonged to a rather poor family partly of Scottish origin and was educated a clergyman. In his youth, Kingo wrote a series of poems picturing humorous scenes in village life and a pastoral love poem, Chrysillis. He studied theology at the University of Copenhagen, graduating in 1654, and for some time acted as private tutor. In 1661 he was appointed vicar to the pastor at Kirke Helsinge, and in 1668 he was ordained a minister at his native town, where his poetic activity began. At first he essayed patriotic poems, but later devoted h… Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesus giv mig Graad og Sukke
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog #d290

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Kirkesalmebog: efter offentig foranstaltning #322

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #322

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