From July 2022 onwards, 18 songs will have their melody changed. There are several reasons for this. Some were protected by copyright in 2007, but have now been released. Some have received a completely new melody, for example numbers 286 (Håkon Pedersen) and 396 (Karl Pedersen). For several songs which got a new melody in […]
Andreas Nilsen was a true and faithful shepherd whose work has helped, and still helps thousands of people to this day. He was a living sacrifice who, gripped by the truths of the gospel, devoted his life to God and to serving those around him. Two songs in Ways of the Lord have been written […]
The songs “Jesus Christ is risen” and “Kom og drikk av livets vann” are now available in Almond Blossom – Additions. “Jesus Christ is risen” (Jesus er oppstanden) was written by Anders Nilsson in 1881, and the melody was composed by Grant C. Tullar. This song, which many people hold dear, has the ability to […]
You can now read the biographies of these contributors in English: It is incredibly inspiring and strengthening to read about the people who’ve written the priceless treasures that are found in our songbooks. These people have dedicated their lives to serving God and blessing others, and the songs they have written have already helped thousands […]
Sigurd Bratlie was an evangelist, a shepherd, a teacher and an apostle. His life, his writing and his preaching have been a tremendous help for thousands of people. He had a unique ability to bring forth the gospel and the teachings of the apostles in a clear and straightforward way, so that everyone could understand. […]
The biographies of Karl Pedersen and Ingrid Bekkevold are now available in the SongTreasures mobile and web app
Karl Pedersen was a good and god-fearing man, who wrote multiple songs in Ways of the Lord. He had a natural talent for writing and speaking about God’s word through simple and clear imagery. In song no. 207 in Ways of the Lord, Karl Pedersen wrote about having the spirit of expectation and being ready for Jesus’ […]
The songs “I menigheten, mitt trygge hjem” and “Leter du og søker” are now available in SongTreasures.
The song “I menigheten, mitt trygge hjem” has been added to Ways of the Lord – Additions. It was written by Sverre L. Riksfjord, who also wrote song number 412 in Ways of the Lord: “Faith in Jesus fills us with the Spirit’s might”. The melody was composed with group singing in mind. The message in this […]
The biographies about Clarisse Hansen and Hedvig Hansen are now available in the SongTreasures mobile and web app.
Clarisse Hansen (1860-1939) was by nature a resourceful woman, who had a good heart. She wrote song number 106 in Ways of the Lord: “The fullness of Spirit, Lord, give me”. The song is a prayer to God asking Him to fill her with His strength and with the Holy Spirit. She also asks Him […]
The songs “Gud, du som ser oss fra him’len” and “En travel dag er over” are now available in Almond Blossom – Additions.
“Gud, du som ser oss fra him’len” was written and composed in 2005 by Kjell Johnsen. It is a beautiful song often used at weddings – a prayer that the love of God must persevere. The song is also a prayer that the bride and groom may humbly be led by God and grow in […]
The biographies about Nils Risnes and Lorentz Johan Risnes are now available in the SongTreasures mobile and web app.
Nils Risnes wrote 3 songs in Ways of the Lord. As a young man he was drawn to a life in God, he repented from his superficial life and was gripped by the teachings that lead to Godly fear. Nils Risnes was a shepherd, and through his guidance a healthy church could flourish. He was also […]