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Cristo me ama, bien lo sé

Representative Text

1 Cristo me ama, bien lo sé;
Su palabra me hace ver
Que los niños son de aquel
Quien es nuestro amigo fiel.

Coro:
Sí Cristo me ama; sí Cristo me ama;
Sí Cristo me ama: la Biblia dice así.

2 Cristo me ama, me salvó,
En la cruz por mí murió;
Mi pecado perdonó;
Vida eterna me donó. [Coro]

3 Cristo me ama de verdad
Y me cuida en su bondad;
Me conduce el buen pastor,
Es i guía y protector. [Coro]

Source: Culto Cristiano #375

Author: Anna Bartlett Warner

Warner, Anna, daughter of Henry W. Warner, and sister of Sarah Warner, author of Queechy, and other novels, was born near New York City about 1822. She is the author of the novel, Say and Seal, 1859, and others of a like kind. She also edited Hymns of the Church Militant, 1858; and published Wayfaring Hymns, Original and Translated, 1869. Her original hymns in common use include:— l. Jesus loves me, this I know. The love of Jesus. In Say and Seal. 1859. 2. 0 little child, lie still and sleep. A Mother's Evening Hymn. In Temple Choir. 1867. 3. One more day's work for Jesus. Evening. From Wayfaring Hymns. 1869. 4. The world looks very beautiful. A Child Pilgrim, circa 1860. [Rev. F. M. Bird, M.A.] -- John Ju… Go to person page >

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Cristo me ama, bien lo sé
English Title: Jesus loves me, this I know
Author: Anna Bartlett Warner
Translator: Anonymous
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Sí, Cristo me ama
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

JESUS LOVES ME (Bradbury)

William B. Bradbury (PHH 114) added a refrain line to Warner's stanzas and wrote the tune JESUS LOVES ME in 1861. The hymn was published in Bradbury's church school collection The Golden Shower (1862). The tune is also known as CHINA in some hymnals, presumably because of its popularity among missio…

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Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #314

El Himnario #271

Mil Voces para Celebrar #314

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