1 Lord, disperse the mists of error,
In Thy light let me see light;
Give Thou me that faith and vision
Whereby I may walk aright.
In my Saviour's path discerning,
Through this vale of doubt and strife,
Footsteps to eternal life.
2 Shed Thy light upon my pathway,
Be my light in death's dark hour.
Let me, freed from sin's dread burden,
From the Law's accusing power,
Nearer draw, and ever nearer,
To that land with glory bright,
Where Thou art Eternal Light.
Åström, Johan. (Gaevle, Sweden, November 30, 1767--February 29, 1844). Lutheran. Ordained in 1793, he was briefly pastor of the German church in Norrkoeping, then appointed rector (1805) at Tuna and Stavby and (1821) at Sigtune and Altuna; assisted Archbishop J.O. Wallin in preparing the Psalmbok (1816-1818). The 1819 edition contained 11 of his hymns and several translations.
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Display Title: Lord, Disperse the Mists of ErrorFirst Line: Lord, disperse the mists of errorTune Title: JESUS! DU DIG SJÄLF UPPVÄCKTEAuthor: Johan ÅströmMeter: 8 7, 8 7, 8 8 7.Date: 1926Subject: Way of Salvation | Repentance; Trinity, Seventeenth Sunday | ; Trinity, Nineteenth Sunday | ; Death | Prayer for help in