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Stå upp i fröjd

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1 Stå upp i fröjd, han kommen är,
O jord, tag mot din kung.
Mitt hjärta honom lof hembär,
Stå upp, min själ, och sjung.

3 Låt synden aldrig mer bli spord
Ej törnen mer här gro.
Han kommer, och på all vår jord
Välsignelse skall bo.

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S52

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

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First Line: Stå upp i fröjd, han kommen är
Title: Stå upp i fröjd
Author: Isaac Watts
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain


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Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S52

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