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O Jesus, præst i evighed

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1 O Jesus, Præst i Evighed!
Her lader du det kjende,
Hvorfor dig Gud af Himlen ned
Til Jorden vilde sende:
At Syndere du kunde med
Din Fader vel forlige,
Og give dem ei Blive-Sted
Hos dig i Ærens Rige.

2 Og nu Disciplene, som skal
Det Fredens Embed føre,
Saa de paa Jorden Himlens Sal
Med Sjæle rig kan gjøre,
Dem styrker du med Naad og Fred
Og deres Synd forsoner,
Og dem med Himlens Myndighed
Og store Naade kroner.

3 Som Faderen har dig udsendt,
Og salvet uden Maade
Med Aand og Kraft, som vel er kjendt,
Saa vil du og i Naade
Hos dem med Aand og Styrke staa,
Som dine Bud skal være
Og om i hele Verden gaa,
Dit salig' Ord at lære.

4 O Jesus giv mig Naade til
Det Embede at Ære,
Som du saa høit selv hædre vil,
At jeg dit Ord og Lære
Ei blæser hen i Veir og Vind,
Saa jeg forstokket bliver,
Og i mit flinte-haarde Sind
Til Døden bundet bliver!

5 Det Trøste-Ord, som du har sendt
Til Angergivne alle,
Som har sin Synd med sorg bekjendt,
Lad paa mit Hjerte falde!
Lad mig min Synds Afløsning faa,
Løs her min Synde-Kjæde!
Saa er jeg fri, at jeg kan staa
For Domstol din med Glæde.

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #366

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: O Jesus, præst i evighed
Author: Thomas Kingo
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain

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Evangeli harpe #485

Kirkesalmebog #d488

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Kirkesalmebog #366

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M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #366

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Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #228

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #366

Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d354

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