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Sann tro på Gud och på hans ord

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1 Sann tro på Gud och på hans ord
Och kraft att göra godt
Och frid i himmel och på jord
Är kristnas kall och lott.

2 Till denna lott, till detta kall,
Mig nåd, o Jesu, gif:
Då vet jeg, hvad jag göra skall
Att få ett evigt lif.

3 I dig  är Faderns välbehag,
I dig vår salighet,
O Jesu Krist, igår, i dag
Och i all evighet!

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S55

Author: Johan Olaf Wallin

Johan Olaf Wallin was born at Stora Tuna, in 1779, and early displayed his poetical powers. In 1805, and again in 1809, he gained the chief prize for poetry at Upsala. In the latter year he became pastor at Solna; here his ability as a preacher was so striking that he was transferred to Stockholm, in 1815, as "pastor primarius," a title for which we have no exact equivalent. In 1818 he was made Dean of Westeras, and set about the task of editing a revised hymn-book for the whole of Sweden. This task he completed in 1819, and published it as, Den Swenska Psalmboken, af Konungen gillad och stadfästad (The Swedish hymn-book, approved and confirmed by the King). To it he contributed some 150 hymns of his own, besides translations and recasting… Go to person page >

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First Line: Sann tro på Gud och på hans ord
Author: Johan Olaf Wallin
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

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