"God's Word Is Our Great Heritage" by Nikolai F. S. Grundtvig, 1783-1872 Translated by Ole G. Belsheim, 1861-1925 Text From: THE HANDBOOK TO THE LUTHERAN HYMNAL (St. Louis: Concordia Publishing House, 1942) p.283 1. God's Word is our great heritage And shall be ours forever; To spread its light from age to age Shall be our chief endeavor. Through life it guides our way, In death it is our stay. Lord, grant, while worlds endure, We keep its teachings pure. Throughout all generations.This text was converted to ascii format for Project Wittenberg by Debbie Harris and is in the public domain. You may freely distribute, copy or print this text. Please direct any comments or suggestions to: Rev. Robert E. Smith of the Walther Library at Concordia Theological Seminary. E-mail: email@example.com
Notes from _The Lutheran Hymnal_ Hymn #283 Text: Ps. 16:6 Author: Nikolai F. S. Grundtvig, 1817 Translated by: Ole G. Belsheim, 1909 Titled: "Guds Ord det er vort Arvegods" Composer: Fritz Reuter, 1916 Tune: "Reuter"
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