Nicolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig was the son of a pastor, and was born at Udby, in Seeland, in 1783. He studied in the University of Copenhagen from 1800-1805; and, like some other eminent men, did not greatly distinguish himself; his mind was too active and his imagination too versatile to bear the restraint of the academic course. After leaving the university he took to teaching; first in Langeland, then (1808) in Copenhagen. Here he devoted his attention to poetry, literature, and Northern antiquities. In 1810 he became assistant to his father in a parish in Jutland. The sermon he preached at his ordination, on the subject "Why has the Lord's word disappeared from His house," attracted much attention, which is rarely the case with "pro… Go to person page >
Translator: S. D. Rodholm
Rodholm served as president of the Danish Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (1922-26), president of Grand View College, and professor and dean of the AELC Seminary.
NN, Hymnary Go to person page >
Display Title: O Let Thy Spirit With Us TarryFirst Line: O let Thy Spirit with us tarryTune Title: RUNGAuthor: N. F. S. Grundtvig; S. D. RodholmMeter: 9 8 9 8Date: 1930Subject: The Means of Grace | The Sarraments-Holy Baptism
Display Title: Oh, Let Thy Spirit With Us TarryFirst Line: Oh, let Thy Spirit with us tarryTune Title: [Oh, let Thy Spirit with us tarry]Author: N. F. S. GrundtvigMeter: 9, 8, 9, 8.Date: 1927Subject: Baptism |
Display Title: Oh, Let Thy Spirit With Us TarryFirst Line: Oh, let Thy Spirit with us tarryTune Title: [Oh, let Thy Spirit with us tarry]Author: N. F. S. GrundtvigMeter: 9, 8, 9, 8.Date: 1928Subject: Baptism |