O Day Full of Grace

O day full of grace that now we see

Author: N. F. S. Grudtvig; Translator: Gerald Thorson
Published in 6 hymnals

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Author: N. F. S. Grudtvig

Nicolai Frederik Severin Grundtvig was the son of a pastor, and was born at Udby, in Seeland, in 1783. He studied in the University of Copenhagen from 1800-1805; and, like some other eminent men, did not greatly distinguish himself; his mind was too active and his imagination too versatile to bear the restraint of the academic course. After leaving the university he took to teaching; first in Langeland, then (1808) in Copenhagen. Here he devoted his attention to poetry, literature, and Northern antiquities. In 1810 he became assistant to his father in a parish in Jutland. The sermon he preached at his ordination, on the subject "Why has the Lord's word disappeared from His house," attracted much attention, which is rarely the case with "pro… Go to person page >

Translator: Gerald Thorson

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Text Information

First Line: O day full of grace that now we see
Title: O Day Full of Grace
Danish Title: Den signede Dag
Translator: Gerald Thorson
Author: N. F. S. Grudtvig
Source: Danish folk hymn, c. 1450
Language: English
Copyright: © 1978 Lutheran Book of Worship,



Instances (1 - 5 of 5)

Christian Worship #477

Evangelical Lutheran Hymnary #401


Evangelical Lutheran Worship #627

Lutheran Service Book #503


Lutheran Worship #163

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