Stäm upp din segersång!

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1 Stäm upp din segersång
På himmelsk melodie.
Låt världen däraf eko ge,
Att nåden den är fri.

2 Besjung var Herre Gud
Och Sonen, som blef död,
Att frälsa arma syndare
Från evig pinas nöd.

3 På tronen nåden satt
Och vreden stilla stod,
När ende Sonen sändes ned,
Att två oss med sitt blod.

4 Aftorka smärtans tår!
Ej hopplös ångest när!
Men nådens spira fatta om,
Den fritt dig bjudes här.

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S168

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: Stäm upp din segersång
Title: Stäm upp din segersång!
Author: Isaac Watts
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

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ST. THOMAS (Williams)

ST. THOMAS is actually lines 5 through 8 of the sixteen-line tune HOLBORN, composed by Aaron Williams (b. London, England, 1731; d. London, 1776) and published in his Collection (1763, 1765) as a setting for Charles Wesley's text "Soldiers of Christ, Arise" (570). The harmonization is by Lowell Maso…

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