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Vengo, Jesús a Ti

De mi tristeza y esclavitud

Author: William T. Sleeper; Translator: Anonymous
Tune: JESUS, I COME (Stebbins)
Published in 7 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 De mi tristeza y esclavitud,
Vengo, Jesús, Vengo, Jesús.
A tu alegría y tu virtud,
Vengo, Jesús, a ti.
De mi pobreza y enfermedad,
A tu salud y rica bondad;
A tu presencia, de mi maldad,
Vengo, Jesús, a ti.

2 De mi flaqueza y falta de luz,
Vengo, Jesús, Vengo, Jesús.
Al eminente bien de tu cruz,
Vengo, Jesús, a ti.
De sufrimiento que es terrenal,
A ti mi médico celestial;
Para ser libre de todo mal,
Vengo, Jesús, a ti.

3 De mi soberbia y ansiedad,
Vengo, Jesús, Vengo, Jesús.
Para morar en tu voluntad,
Vengo, Jesús, a ti.
De mi tristeza a tu gran amor,
A lo del cielo consolador;
Para por siempre darte loor,
Vengo, Jesús, a ti.

4 De ese terror que la tumba da,
Vengo, Jesús, Vengo, Jesús.
A la brillante luz de tu hogar,
Vengo, Jesús, a ti.
De la indecible profundidad,
A tu redil de tranquilidad;
A ver tu faz por la eternidad,
Vengo, Jesús, a ti.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13882

Author: William T. Sleeper

Sleeper, W. T. is given in I. D. Sankey’s Sacred Songs & Solos, 1881, as the author of “A ruler once came to Jesus by night” (Need for the New Birth). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… 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: De mi tristeza y esclavitud
Title: Vengo, Jesús a Ti
English Title: Out of my bondage, sorrow and night
Author: William T. Sleeper
Translator: Anonymous
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #13882
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

El Himnario Bautista de la Gracia #304

Praise y Adoración #369b

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #13882

Include 4 pre-1979 instances
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