With God as Our Friend

With God as our friend, with his Spirit and Word

Author: C. O. Rosenius
Tune: AHNFELT (Ahnfelt 51113)
Published in 3 hymnals

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Author: C. O. Rosenius

Rosenius, Carl Olof. (Nysätra, Sweden, February 3, 1816--February 24, 1868). Lutheran. Son of a state church preacher with pietist convictions. University of Uppsala, 1838-1839. Tutor at Lenna. Lay preacher and evangelist. Editor of Pietisten, 1842-1868, a monthly which played a major role in the revival and free church movement. In order to stem the tide of separation and keep the revival within the state church, Rosenius and his friends organized "Evangeliska Fosterlandsstiftelsen" (Evangelical National Foundation) in 1856. In his activities as a lay preacher Rosenius was often accompanied by the singer-hymnist, Oscar Ahnfelt, and his lyrics were published in the latter's Andeliga Sånger (Spiritual Songs). Author of "Var jag går" (Wher… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: With God as our friend, with his Spirit and Word
Title: With God as Our Friend
Author: C. O. Rosenius
Meter: 11.11.11.12.11
Source: Hymnal translation, 1978
Language: English
Publication Date: 1978
Copyright: Tr. © 1978 Lutheran Book of Worship

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Instances

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Small Church Music #5660Audio
The Covenant Hymnal: a worshipbook #592
Include 1 pre-1979 instance



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