Søde Jesus, vi er her

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1 Søde Jesus, vi er her
Paa dig og dit Ord at høre,
Du imidlertid omskjær
Selv vort Hjerte og vort Øre,
At vi maa i vore Sinde
Lukke dig og Himlen inde!

2 Vor formørkede Forstand
Kan jo ikke Sandhed kjende,
Uden din den gode Aand
Vil sit Lys i os optænde;
Godt at tænke, tale gjøre,
Dertil maa din Aand os føre.

3 O du Herlighedens Glans,
Lys af Lys, vor Sjæl bestraale!
Træng dig gjennem Sind og Sans;
Bæk os af al Tungheds Dvale;
Lad vor Bøn i Himlen høres
Og al Gjerning vel udføres!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #4

Author: Tobias Clausnitzer

Clausnitzer, Tobias, born at Thum, near Annaberg, in Saxony, probably on Feb. 5,1619. After studying at various Universities, and finally at Leipzig (where he graduated M.A. in 1643), he was appointed, in 1644, chaplain to a Swedish regiment. In that capacity he preached the thanksgiving sermon in St. Thomas's Church, Leipzig, on "Reminiscere" Sunday, 1645 (ii. Sunday in Lent) on the accession of Christina as Queen of Sweden; as also the thanksgiving sermon at the field service held by command of General Wrangel, at Weiden, in the Upper Palatine, on January 1, 1649, after the conclusion of the Peace of Westphalia. In 1649 he was appointed first pastor at Weiden, and remained there (being also appointed later a member of the Consistory, and… Go to person page >

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #4

Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d426

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