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Søde Jesus, kom at røre

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1 Søde Jesus, kom at røre
Mig ved din den gode Aand,
Aabne mit tunghørig Øre,
Tag mit Hjerte i din Haand!
Følg mig, før mig, hvor jeg gaar,
At i Lydighed jeg staar,
Til din Vilje ret at gjøre,
Og dit Ord med Fryd at høre!

2 Under dine Hπanders Skygge
Og udi din Kirkes Bo
Lad mig altid hos dig bygge,
Styrk mig, hold mig i din Tro!
Hug hver syndig Tanke ned,
Som til Synd og Sikkerhed
Vil med Ondskab mig forlede,
Hug den af, det vil jeg bede!

3 Du al Verdens Lust og Glæde,
Du al Jordens Salighed,
Bliv dog hos mig, bliv tilstede,
Og min Sjæl for dig bered!
Helft i Dødens sidste Stund
Rør mit Hjerte, Aand og Mund,
Styrk min Tro, lad mit Elende
Sluttes med en salig Ende!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #18

Author: Thomas Kingo

Thomas Hansen Kingo (15 December 1634 – 14 October 1703 Odense) was a Danish bishop, poet and hymn-writer born at Slangerup, near Copenhagen. His work marked the high point of Danish baroque poetry. He belonged to a rather poor family partly of Scottish origin and was educated a clergyman. In his youth, Kingo wrote a series of poems picturing humorous scenes in village life and a pastoral love poem, Chrysillis. He studied theology at the University of Copenhagen, graduating in 1654, and for some time acted as private tutor. In 1661 he was appointed vicar to the pastor at Kirke Helsinge, and in 1668 he was ordained a minister at his native town, where his poetic activity began. At first he essayed patriotic poems, but later devoted h… Go to person page >



Louis Bourgeois (PHH 3) composed or adapted this tune for Psalm 42 for the Genevan psalter. The 1564 harmonization by Claude Goudimel (PHH 6) originally placed the melody in the tenor. An alternate harmonization with descants by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) can be found opposite 41 in the Psalter Hymnal.…

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Kirkesalmebog #d587

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Kirkesalmebog #18


M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #18

Evangeli harpe #11

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #18

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