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Tak for dit ord

Tak for dit ord

Author: M. B. Landstad
Published in 6 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Tak for dit Ord,
O Herre Jesus Krist!
Vor Nød er stor,
I Dødens Nat vi bor,
Du er Lifsens Lys forvist.
Tak, at du kom, Lod din Røst
Op til Trøst,
Og hilser end med Fred
Din kjære Menighed!
Hjælp, vort arme Hjerte maa
Ved din Aand den eie saa,
At vi glad vor Vei kan gaa!

2 Vor Tid er kort,
Vor Vei er tung og trang,
Vi rykkes bort,
Det med os snart er gjort,
Kanske nu er sidste Gang.
Vor store Skyld, Herre Gud,
Slet den ud!
Og vær for Kristi Blod
Os indtil Enden god,
At fra Synder, Sorg og Savn
Frelste vi maa finde Havn,
Komme hjem i Jesu Navn!

Source: Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #32

Author: M. B. Landstad

Magnus Brostrup Landstad (born 7 October 1802 in Måsøy, Norway and died 8 October 1880 in Kristiania) was a Norwegian minister, psalmist and poet who published the first collection of authentic Norwegian traditional ballads in 1853. This work was criticized for unscientific methods, but today it is commonly accepted that he contributed significantly to the preservation of the traditional ballads. Landstad lived with his father Hans Landstad (1771–1838) who was also a minister, first in 1806 to Øksnes, to Vinje in 1811 and to Seljord in 1819. He took a theological degree (cand. theol) in 1827, and worked after that as the resident chaplain in Gausdal for six years. After that he worked in different parishes in Telemark, Østfold befo… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Tak for dit ord
Author: M. B. Landstad
Language: Norwegian
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Kirkesalmebog #d615

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Kirkesalmebog #32


M. B. Landstads Kirkesalmebog og "Nokre Salmar" ved Professor Dr. E. Blix, samt følgende tillæg #32

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Salmebog for Lutherske Kristne i Amerika #32

Salmebog udgiven af Synoden for den norsk-evang. luth. kirke i Amerika. Rev. ed. #d441

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