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Så älskade Gud världen all

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1 Så älskade Gud världen all,
Att han utgaf sin ende Son,
Att hvar och en, som på honom tror,
Skall få ett evigt lif.

2 Ty däruti står kärleken,
Ej det vi hafva älskat Gud,
Men d¨ruti, att han älskat oss
Och gifvit oss sin Son.

3 Ja, därpå är Guds kärlek stor
Vorden uppenbar till oss,
Att till försoning för all vår synd
Han hafver sändt sin Son.

4 Han hafver oss sändt Jesus Krist,
Att på honom vi skola tro,
Att genom honom vi lefva må
Och älska för hans skull.

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S129

Author: Betty Ehrenborg-Posse

Posse, Catharina Elizabeth Ehrenborg. (Råbäck, Sweden, July 22, 1818--July 22, 1880). Lutheran. Inherited her mother's interest in literature and began writing poetry at an early age. Became active in Sunday School work. Studied at a seminary in England for six months. Upon return to Sweden became director of a teacher training school associated with the deaconess organization. With this closed, she began her own school. Married A.J. Posse in 1856 and assisted him in the publication of a newspaper, Wäktaren (The Watchman). Had a deep interest in the Christian education of children and wrote and translated many hymns and songs for schools. Translated several English songs which appeared under the title Andeliga sånger för barn (Spiritua… Go to person page >

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First Line: Så älskade Gud världen all
Author: Betty Ehrenborg-Posse

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Barnvannens Lyra #d102

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De Ungas Sångbok #22

Lill Basunen, Innehallande Andliga Sanger #d91

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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S129

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Nya Psalmisten #35

Nya Sanger foer Soendags-Skolan #d116

Soendagsskol-Bok, innehallande, Liturgi, Laesordning, och Sanger #d239

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Söndagsskolbok #3

Svenska Soendagsskolans Saangbok Utgifven af Oesterns Soendagsskolfoerening #d241

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