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حالا تعالوا إلى المسيح

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1 حالاً تعالَوا إلى المسيحْ
يا مَن تعِبتُمْ بحِملِكمْ
فهْو الذي لطفُهُ يُريحْ
مَن حِملُه ثقيلْ

قرار
كلُّ مَن يتخِذُ المسيحْ
ملجأً لهُ فيستريحْ
يحيا سعيداً مُزَيَّناً
ببرِّهِ الجليلْ

2 الربُّ قد قالَ أقبِلوا
إليَّ إني مُريحُكُمْ
فأسرِعوا كي تُظَلَّلوا
بظِلِّهِ الظَّليلْ

3 بدمِهِ تشتَفي الخُطاهْ
وقربُهُ مَرتَعُ الهنا
وعندَه مورِدُ الحياهْ
يُروَى به الغليلْ

Source: كتاب الترانيم الروحية للكنائس الإنجيلية #255

Translator: اسعد الشدودي

Asaad Ibrahim alShdudi, 1826-1906 A Lebanese-born Mathematician, who studied and later worked at the American University of Beirut. أسعد إبراهيم الشدودي Go to person page >

Author: George F. Root

Root, George F., MUS. DOC, born in Sheffield, Berkshire County, Mass., Aug. 30, 1820. He is much more widely known as a composer of popular music than as a hymn writer. Four of his hymns are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878. Nos. 16, 100, 293, and 297. A sympathetic biographical sketch, with portrait, is in The Tonic Sol-Fa Reporter, Sep. 1886. He died Aug. 6, 1895. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: حالا تعالوا إلى المسيح
English Title: Come to the Savior
Translator: اسعد الشدودي
Author: George F. Root
Language: Arabic
Refrain First Line: كل من يتخذ المسيح
Publication Date: 1885
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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