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O Krist, du sande lys og vei

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1 O Krist, du sande Lys og Vei,
Oplys enhver, dig kjender ei,
Dit Ord udsend, din Hjord former,
At der maa frelses mange fler!

2 Med Sandheds Magt til Fange tag
De, som fornegter dig idag,
Og kom til dem med Trøst og Raad,
Som gaa med lønlig Hjerte-Graad!

3 Den, som er veget fra dig hen,
O søg ham Herre, op igjen,
Oplad hans Syn, forbind hans Saar,
At salig Styrke-Stund han faar!

4 De Døve, gjør hans hørsel let,
Den Stumme lær at take ret,
Den, som ei frit bekjende tør
Sin Tro, i Gud frimodig gjør!

5 Gjør Aanden stærk og Hjertet stilt,
Før hid, hvo sig fra os har skilt,
Sank sammen dem, som spredte gaa,
Stadfæst dem, som i Tvilen staa!

6 At de med os go vi med dem
Kan følge dig og finde hjem,
Og der tilsidst med trøstet Sjæl
Faa hvile født og vorde sæl!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #193

Author: Johann Heermann

Heermann, Johann, son of Johannes Heermann, furrier at Baudten, near Wohlau, Silesia, was born at Baudten, Oct. 11, 1585. He was the fifth but only surviving child of his parents, and during a severe illness in his childhood his mother vowed that if he recovered she would educate him for the ministry, even though she had to beg the necessary money. He passed through the schools at Wohlau; at Fraustadt (where he lived in the house of Valerius Herberger, q. v., who took a great interest in him); the St. Elizabeth gymnasium at Breslau; and the gymnasium at Brieg. At Easter, 1609, he accompanied two young noblemen (sons of Baron Wenzel von Rothkirch), to whom he had been tutor at Brieg, to the University of Strassburg; but an affection of the e… Go to person page >

Translator: 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 >

Text Information

First Line: O Krist, du sande lys og vei
Author: Johann Heermann
Translator: M. B. Landstad
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain



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