O Helligaand, gjør Underværk

O Helligaand, gjør Underværk

Author: M. B. Landstad
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 O Helligaand, gjør Underværk,
Giv Enighed, gjør sund og stærk
I Troen, glad i Haabet,
Taalmodige i Trængsels tid,
Til Bøn varogtige med Flid,
Hør og idag Nød-Raabet!

2 Du vil, vi vorde skal til Et.
Din kristne Flok er delt og spredt,
Og kan ei mer forliges;
Thi Kjærlighed er bleven kold,
Det er ei alt med Troens Skjold
Og Aandens Sværd, der kriges.

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #423

Author: M. B. Landstad

Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads. Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >

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First Line: O Helligaand, gjør Underværk
Author: M. B. Landstad
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #423

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