Kjærlighed er lysets kilde

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1 Kjærlighed er Lysets Kilde,
Kjærlighed er Livets Rod,
Derfor er Guds Raad saa milde,
Derfor er Guds Aand saa god,
Som vor Frelser har forklaret,
Aanden selv os aabenbaret,
Som vi føler i Guds Fred
Og det Haab, vi trøstes ved.

2 Kjærlighed er Livets Krone,
Kjærlighed er Lysets Glans,
Derfor sidder paa sin Throne
Jesus nu med Straalekrans,
Han, som Lyset er og Livet,
Har for os sig selv hengivet,
Bliver i og lever ved
Guds, sin Faders, Kjærlighed.

3 Kjærlighed er Lovens Fylde
Og Fuldkommenhedens Baand,
Den er, hvad vor Gud vi skylde,
Den er Frugten af hans Aand,
Derfor med Guds-Kjærligheden
Vokser op omkap Guds-Freden,
Vorde kan vi og ved den
Et med Sjælens bedste Ven.


Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #227

Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig

Nicolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig was the son of a pastor, and was born at Udby, in Seeland, in 1783. He studied in the University of Copenhagen from 1800-1805; and, like some other eminent men, did not greatly distinguish himself; his mind was too active and his imagination too versatile to bear the restraint of the academic course. After leaving the university he took to teaching; first in Langeland, then (1808) in Copenhagen. Here he devoted his attention to poetry, literature, and Northern antiquities. In 1810 he became assistant to his father in a parish in Jutland. The sermon he preached at his ordination, on the subject "Why has the Lord's word disappeared from His house," attracted much attention, which is rarely the case with "pro… Go to person page >

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First Line: Kjærlighed er lysets kilde
Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog: efter offentig foranstaltning #227

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M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg: Kirkesalmeboger og Almedigter af Biskop J. N. Skaar, med 79 portræter, og Kirkemusiker og Kirkemusik... #227

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #227

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