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Jerusalén, despierta

Representative Text

1 Jerusalén despierta:
Tu Salvador ya vino;
Avanza en su camino,
Tocando está a tu puerta.

2 ¡Despierta! En alegría
Conviértanse tus penas;
Arroja tus cadenas;
¡Oh Sion!, éste es tu día.

3 Que el júbilo en rumores
Se eleve raudo al cielo:
Y cubran campo y suelo
La púrpura y las flores.

4 Agítense las palmas,
La música resuene,
Que libres a hacer viene
El Redentor las almas.


Source: Culto Cristiano #55

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

Translator: Joaquin de Palma

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Text Information

First Line: Jerusalén, despierta
English Title: Awake, Jerusalem, awake
Author: Charles Wesley
Translator: Joaquin de Palma
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain



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Culto Cristiano #55

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Himnario Cristiano para uso de las Iglesias Evangélicas #161

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Himnario para uso de la Iglesia Cristiana Española #44

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