Hay una fuente sin igual

Representative Text

1 Hay un fuente sin igual
De sangre de Emmanuel,
En donde lava cada cual
Las machas que hay en el.

2 El malhechor se convirtió
Muriendo en una cruz,
Al ver la fuente en que lavó
Sus culpas por Jesús.

3 Y yo también, cuan malo soy,
Lavarme allí podre;
Y en tanto que en el mundo estoy
Su gloria cantaré.

4 Tu sangre nunca perderá,
¡Oh Cristo!, su poder,
Y sólo en ella así podrá
Tu iglesia salva ser.

5 Desde que aquella fuente vi,
Mi tema sólo fue
Tu redentor amor, y así
Cantando moriré.

6 Después cuando en la tumba ya
Mi lengua muda esté,
Canción más dulce y noble habrá
Que en gloria cantaré.



Source: Culto Cristiano #50

Author: William Cowper

William Cowper (pronounced "Cooper"; b. Berkampstead, Hertfordshire, England, 1731; d. East Dereham, Norfolk, England, 1800) is regarded as one of the best early Romantic poets. To biographers he is also known as "mad Cowper." His literary talents produced some of the finest English hymn texts, but his chronic depression accounts for the somber tone of many of those texts. Educated to become an attorney, Cowper was called to the bar in 1754 but never practiced law. In 1763 he had the opportunity to become a clerk for the House of Lords, but the dread of the required public examination triggered his tendency to depression, and he attempted suicide. His subsequent hospitalization and friendship with Morley and Mary Unwin provided emotional st… Go to person page >

Translator: M. N. Hutchinson

As of 1871, Hutchinson was pastor of a Presbyterian church in Dunellen, New Jersey. In 1873, he resigned his pastorate and moved to Mexico City. His works include: Himnario de las Iglesias Evangelica Translations-- Amoroso Salvador Con Cánticos, Señor Hay una Fuente sin Igual Obediente a Tu Mandato --www.hymntime.com/tch/bio  Go to person page >

Tune

CLEANSING FOUNTAIN (13565)


ARLINGTON (Arne)


DUNDEE (Ravenscroft)

DUNDEE first appeared in the 1615 edition of the Scottish Psalter published in Edinburgh by Andro Hart. Called a "French" tune (thus it also goes by the name of FRENCH), DUNDEE was one of that hymnal's twelve "common tunes"; that is, it was not associated with a specific psalm. In the Psalter Hymnal…

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Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #13723
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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #286

Himnos de la Iglesia #193

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The Cyber Hymnal #13723

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