Praise to Thee and Adoration

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1 Praise to You and adoration,
Blessed Jesus, Son of God,
Who, to serve Your own creation,
Came to share our flesh and blood.
Guide me that I never may
From Your fold or pastures stray,
But with zeal and joy exceeding
Follow where Your steps are leading.

2 Hold me ever in Your keeping;
Comfort me in pain and strife.
In my laughter and my weeping
Be with me throughout my life.
Give me greater love for You,
And my faith and hope renew
In Your birth, Your life, and passion,
In Your death and resurrection.


Source: Lutheran Service Book #692

Author: Thomas Hansen Kingo

Thomas Hansen Kingo (15 December 1634 – 14 October 1703 Odense) was a Danish bishop, poet and hymn-writer born at Slangerup, near Copenhagen. His work marked the high point of Danish baroque poetry. He belonged to a rather poor family partly of Scottish origin and was educated a clergyman. In his youth, Kingo wrote a series of poems picturing humorous scenes in village life and a pastoral love poem, Chrysillis. He studied theology at the University of Copenhagen, graduating in 1654, and for some time acted as private tutor. In 1661 he was appointed vicar to the pastor at Kirke Helsinge, and in 1668 he was ordained a minister at his native town, where his poetic activity began. At first he essayed patriotic poems, but later devoted h… Go to person page >

Translator: K. Kvamme

Kristen Rolfsen Kvamme, 1866-1938 Born: February 17, 1866, Lom, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway. Died: January 14, 1938, Ossian, Iowa. Buried: Stavanger Lutheran Church Cemetery, Ossian, Iowa. Kvamme emigrated to America at age 16, settling in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, where he worked a few years. He spent the winter of 1886 at an academy, and in the fall of 1888 entered Luther College. He went on to serve as a Lutheran minister in Ossian, Iowa. --www.hymntime.com/tch/ Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Praise to Thee and adoration
Title: Praise to Thee and Adoration
Norwegian/Scandinavian Title: Lov og Tak og evig Ære
Author: Thomas Hansen Kingo
Translator: K. Kvamme
Meter: 8.7.8.7.7.7.8.8
Language: English

Tune

GENEVAN 42

Louis Bourgeois (PHH 3) composed or adapted this tune for Psalm 42 for the Genevan psalter. The 1564 harmonization by Claude Goudimel (PHH 6) originally placed the melody in the tenor. An alternate harmonization with descants by Johann Crüger (PHH 42) can be found opposite 41 in the Psalter Hymnal.…

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The Cyber Hymnal #5625
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Instances

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Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #596TextPage Scan
Lutheran Service Book #692TextPage Scan
The Cyber Hymnal #5625TextScoreAudio
Include 10 pre-1979 instances



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