O Jesus, vogt nu dine faar

O Jesus, vogt nu dine faar

Author: M. B. Landstad
Published in 3 hymnals

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O Jesu, vogt nu dine Faar
I Verdens Ørken, hvor de gaar
I Hunger, TOrst og Mørke!
Fra Ungdom og til Alder graa
Lad dem hos dig i Pagten staa
Ved Aandens Kraft og Styrke!
Naar da Troen er bevaret,
Løbet faret,
For din Throne,
Herre, giv dem Livsens Krone!

Source: Psalmebog, udgiven af Synoden for den norske evangelisk-lutherske Kirke i Amerika (2nd ed.) #17

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 Jesus, vogt nu dine faar
Author: M. B. Landstad
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain



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