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¡Bendiciones, cuántas tienes!

Representative Text

1 Cuando combatido por la adversidad
creas ya perdida tu felicidad,
Mira lo que el cielo para ti guardó;
cuenta las riquezas que el Señor te dio.

Coro:
¡Bendiciones, cuántas tienes ya!
Bendiciones, Dios te manda más;
Bendiciones, te sorprenderás
Cuando veas lo que Dios por ti hará.

2 ¿Andas agobiado por algún pesar?
¿Duro te parece esa cruz llevar?
Cuenta las promesas del Señor Jesús,
y de las tinieblas nacerá la luz. [Coro]

3 Cuando de otros veas la prosperidad
y tus pies te lleven tras de su maldad,
Cuenta las riquezas que tendrás por fe
donde el oro es polvo que hollará tu pie. [Coro]

Source: Celebremos Su Gloria #436

Author: Johnson Oatman

Johnson Oatman, Jr., son of Johnson and Rachel Ann Oatman, was born near Medford, N. J., April 21, 1856. His father was an excellent singer, and it always delighted the son to sit by his side and hear him sing the songs of the church. Outside of the usual time spent in the public schools, Mr. Oatman received his education at Herbert's Academy, Princetown, N. J., and the New Jersey Collegiate Institute, Bordentown, N. J. At the age of nineteen he joined the M.E. Church, and a few years later he was granted a license to preach the Gospel, and still later he was regularly ordained by Bishop Merrill. However, Mr. Oatman only serves as a local preacher. For many years he was engaged with his father in the mercantile business at Lumberton… 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: Cuando combatido por la adversidad
Title: ¡Bendiciones, cuántas tienes!
English Title: When upon life's billows you are tempest tossed
Author: Johnson Oatman
Translator: Anonymous
Meter: 11.11.11.11 with refrain
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Cuenta las riquezas de tu Dios
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #13659
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Celebremos Su Gloria #436

Himnos de la Iglesia #346

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The Cyber Hymnal #13659

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