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

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 >

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Hay una fuente sin igual
English Title: There is a fountain filled with blood
Translator: M. N. Hutchinson
Author: William Cowper
Meter: 8.6.8.6
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

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