In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.@John 1:1
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Ludvig M. Lindeman (1812-1887)

Based on a hymn by Theodor V. Oldenburg, 1840 (Dybe, stille, stærke, milde).

Herre, Jeg Har Handlet Ille Ludvig M. Lindeman, 1871 (🔊 pdf nwc).

God’s eternal Word is spoken,
Piercing mists, around, above;
Of eternal might the token,
Emblem of eternal Love;
Out of darkness, world enthralling,
Into Light, O hear its calling.

Word of God, O Word eternal,
May we hear Thy living voice,
Learn the power of Love supernal,
Learn obedience, and rejoice;
God’s commands forever heeding,
Follow where His love is leading.