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Why Should I Be Anxious?

Why should I be anxious? I have such a Friend

Author: Nils Frykman (1879); Author: Aaron Markuson (1947)
Tune: SUNNE
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Nils Frykman

Born: October 20, 1842, Sunne, Värmland, Sweden (birth name: Nils Larsson). Died: March 30, 1911, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Buried: Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Nils took the name Frykman after the region where he grew up, Fryksdalen. In 1868, he graduated from teachers’ college in Karlstad, and went on to teach in Grums, Norrköping, and Sunne. He preached in the church in Sunne, and around that time began to write hymns. Eventually, his texts were printed in the magazine Sanningsvittnet. However, Frykman’s work was not sanctioned by Sweden’s state church, and almost led to the loss of his job as a teacher. Eventually he did resign his position over a controversy about his children’s baptism by an independent prea… Go to person page >

Author: Aaron Markuson

(no biographical information available about Aaron Markuson.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Why should I be anxious? I have such a Friend
Title: Why Should I Be Anxious?
Swedish Title: Men varför gråta
Author: Nils Frykman (1879)
Author: Aaron Markuson (1947)
Source: The Covenant Hymnal (Covenant Publications, 1996)
Language: English
Publication Date: 1950
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1950.

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Scripture Song Database #4142

The Covenant Hymnal #431

Include 2 pre-1979 instances
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