Jesus Quer Entrar Hoje em Teu Coração

Translator: Joan Larie Sutton

Joan Larie Sutton (nee Riffey) was born in Louisville, KY but lived most of her life in Brazil with her missionary parents. She began the study of violin at the age of ten, continuing her studies at Baylor University. She earned a Masters Degree in sacred music at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. She married William Boyd Sutton and together they worked in Brazil. She translated many hymns into Portuguese.… Go to person page >

Author: Ralph Carmichael

Ralph Carmichael was born May 27, 1927, in Quincy, Ill. to Rev. Richard and Adelle Carmichael. A graduate of Southern California Bible College (now Vanguard University), he became head of the school’s music department in his early 20s. His “Campus Christian Hour” that aired on KHJ-TV in Los Angeles, featuring his college band and singers with big band treatments of hymns and gospel songs, won an Emmy in 1951. Other early work involved serving as minister of music for Temple Baptist and Calvary Assembly churches, arranging and conducting musical scores for religious radio shows as well as for numerous sacred artists. Ralph’s musical talents have given us over 300 gospel songs, including such favorites as “The Savior Is Waiting,”… Go to person page >

Translator: Almir Rosa

(no biographical information available about Almir Rosa.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Jesus quer entrar hoje em teu coração
Title: Jesus Quer Entrar Hoje em Teu Coração
English Title: The Savior is waiting to enter your heart
Author: Ralph Carmichael (1958)
Translator: Joan Larie Sutton
Translator: Almir Rosa (1976)
Meter: with refrain
Refrain First Line: Já muitas vezes à porta esperou
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright translation 1990 JUERP and Joan L. Sutton. All rights reserved. Used by permission.


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