Min sol, min lyst, min glæde

Min sol, min lyst, min glæde

Author: Thomas Kingo
Published in 4 hymnals

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1 Min Sol, min Lyst, min Glæde,
Min Jesus, Hjertens Ven,
Hvor længes jeg at træde
Og komme til dig hen!
Jeg har en Julesang
I Hjertet dig at yde,
Som skal med Tak udflyde,
Hjælp selv min Troes Gang!

2 Men, ak, de Verdens Bomme
Og Bolte hindre mig,
Jeg ei saa fort kan komme
Til, søde Jesus, dig.
Her lægges Sten og Stød
For Foden alle Steder,
I dig jeg mig dog glæder
Og længes til min Død.

3 Man siger mig, du ligger
I Krybbe, Hø og Straa,
Kun lig en ussel Tigger;
Jeg dig dog gjerne saa!
Nu siger man: hvad kan
Er Arm hos Arme gjøre?
Dog hviskes i met Øre,
Du er af anden Stand.

4 Man siger, at dig følger
Kun Kors og Kummer med,
Og at man gaar i Bølger
I dine Fodefjed;
At Død, og Satan til,
Samt Verdens onde Skare
Vil sætte dem i Fare,
Som dig opsøge vil.

5 Sligt mig vel meget hindrer,
Og isner mig mit Blod,
Dog er der Et, som lindrer
Mig ved min Hjerterod;
Jeg veed ei, hvad det er,
Det er en Lyst, en Længsel
At følge dig, om Trængsel
Mig end til Døde skjær.

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #154

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: Min sol, min lyst, min glæde
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Kirkesalmebog #d392
Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #91Text
Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #154Text
Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d278
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