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Cristo Tem Amor por Mim

Translator: S. E. McNair

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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 >

Text Information

First Line: Cristo tem amor por mim
Title: Cristo Tem Amor por Mim
English Title: Jesus Love Me, This I Know
Translator: S. E. McNair
Author: Anna Bartlett Warner (1859)
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: Portuguese
Refrain First Line: Cristo me ama!
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1991.

Tune

[Jesus loves me! this I know]

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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