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O min Frälsare, mig led

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1 O min Frälsare, mig led
Öfver lifvets bölja vred.
Okänd farled för mig är,
Bränningar och dolda skär.
Dyre Jesus, led mig fram,
För min farkost in i hamn.

2 Likt ett barn vid moders bröst
Stillas hafvet vid din röst.
Stormig bölja lägger sig,
När hon hør ditt "Ssilla, tig."
Gud allsvåldig är ditt namn;
För min farkost in i hamn.

3 När jag slutar färden svår –
Dödens bränning mot mig slår –
Ingif då mitthjärta trøst,
Låt mig høra få din röst,
Där jag hvilar i din famn:
"Jag skall föra dig i hamn."

Source: Lutherförbundets Sångbok #S44

Author: Edward Hopper

Rv Edward Hopper DD USA 1816-1888. Born at New York City, the son of a merchant, he graduated from Union Theological Seminary, New York. He married Margaretta Wheeler. He was an author and poet and wrote several books. He pastored the Greenville Presbyterian Church, Sag Harbor Presbyterian Church on Long Island, and the Church of Sea and Land, NYC, a church for sailors, where he remained the rest of his life (for years the church building was shared with the First Chinese Presbyterian Church). Once he was asked to compose a hymn verse for the anniversary of the Seamen’s Friend’s Society meeting. Instead, he brought the verse for a hymn he had written eight years before (noted below). John Edgar Gould saw Hopper’s poem (6 st… Go to person page >

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First Line: O min Frälsare, mig led
Author: Edward Hopper
Language: Swedish
Copyright: Public Domain

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