Scripture Verse

When the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth, which proceedeth from the Father, He shall testify of Me. John 15:26

Introduction

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Birgitte C. Boye
(1742–1824)

Words: Bir­git­te C. Boye, 1778 (O Lue fra Guds Kjaer­lighed). Trans­lat­ed from Da­nish to Eng­lish by George A. Rygh, 1909.

Music: Der Tag, Er Ist 15th Cen­tu­ry Ger­man (🔊 pdf nwc).

If you know where to get a good pic­ture of Rygh (head-and-shoul­ders, at least 200×300 pix­els), would you ?

Lyrics

Holy Spirit, God of love,
Who our night dost brighten,
Poured on us from Heav’n above,
Now our faith enlighten.
In Thy light we gather here;
Show us that Christ’s promise clear
Its Amen forever.
Jesus, our ascended Lord,
Oh, fulfill Thy gracious Word:
Bless us with Thy favor!