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“O ni uppriktiga (O Ye Sincere Ones)” by The Friends in Stockholm

December 18, 2018, in Music > Studio Session, by

Baha’i Blog’s “Studio Sessions” is an initiative where we invite Baha’is and their friends from around the world to come into a studio and share the Baha’i Writings put to music.

In this Baha’i Blog Studio Session, we’re in Stockholm, Sweden with The Friends in Stockholm who sings “O ni uppriktiga (O Ye Sincere Ones)” in Swedish and English, based on the Writings of Abdu’l-Baha.

This song was filmed and recorded in Stockholm, Sweden, October 2018.

Lyrics & Quote

SWEDISH

O ni uppriktiga, ni som längtar, ni som är dragna som av en magnet, ni som har rest er för att tjäna Guds sak, för att upphöja Hans ord och sprida Hans ljuva väldofter vitt och brett! Jag har läst ert utmärkta brev, vackert till stilen, vältaligt till orden, djupt till betydelsen och jag prisade Gud och tackade Honom för att ha kommit till er hjälp och gjort er i stånd att tjäna Honom i Hans vidsträckta vingård.

Abdu’l-Baha

ENGLISH

O ye sincere ones, ye longing ones, ye who are drawn as if magnetized, ye who have risen up to serve the Cause of God, to exalt His Word and scatter His sweet savours far and wide! I have read your excellent letter, beautiful as to style, eloquent as to words, profound as to meaning, and I praised God and thanked Him for having come to your aid and enabled you to serve Him in His widespreading vineyard.

Abdu’l-Baha

Chords

Repeat: G D Am C

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You can also listen to and download the audio version of this song from Baha’i Blog’s Soundcloud page here:

You can also watch the “Studio Sessions” video series on Baha’i Blog’s YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLePDtgwcyKAScvchcLzY-XZTmP2tdN-EY

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Jordan Raj is a comedian, content producer and third culture kid. Born in Australia and raised in the Czech Republic by parents with ambiguous eastern origins, he is grateful for his unique perspective as his brain grapples to embrace the world. With brief journeys into the spheres of singing, public speaking, high school teaching and magic, he loves all types of performance and loves creating humorous video content to share online. Jordan is known for the “What’s That Word?” Series on Baha’i Blog and a number of explainer videos on Baha’i Holy days which he co-created with his cousin Raj. Currently, Jordan is living in Germany with his wife, where he spends his time doing stand up comedy and producing the Baha’i Blog Studio Sessions series.
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