Mi Jesús, mi Salvador

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1 Mi Jesús, mi Salvador
Vivo está y es mi esperanza;
De la muerte no hay temor,
Mientras fundo mi confianza
En aquel que me salvó,
Cuando en cruz por mi murió.

2 Vida eterna Él alcanzó,
Yo también tendré la vida;
Al lugar ue preparó,
Su promesa me convida;
El que es la cabeza, allá
A sus miembros llevará.

3 Yo soy suyo, bien lo sé,
Por su sangre redentora;
Doy la mano de la fe
Asu mano salvadora.
¡Muerte, tú jamás, jamás
De Jesús me apartarás!

4 Cuando resucite, sé
Que me rodeará luz pura;
Con mis ojos yo veré
A mi rey en su hermosura.
Ni dolor ni enfermedad
Sufriré en la eternidad.

Source: Culto Cristiano #337

Translator: Federico Fliedner

[Friedrich Ludwig Fliedner, Fritz Fliedner] Born: June 10, 1845, Kaiserswerth, Düsseldorf, Germany. Died: April 25, 1901, Madrid, Spain, of typhus. Buried: Civil cemetery, Madrid, Spain. Son of Theodor Fliedner, founder of the Kaiserswerth Deaconess Institute, Federico was educated at the Gymnasium in Gütersloh, studied theology at Halle (1864-46) and earned his PhD at Tübingen (1867). He served as a nurse in the Austro-Prussian war of 1866, and taught school for a year in rural Hilden. After ordination in 1870, he left Germany to be a missionary to Spain, settling in Madrid and becoming a chaplain at the German embassy. He learned Spanish, attended a Spanish high school, and studied medicine at the Universidad Central. Fliedn… Go to person page >

Author: Electress Luise Henriette

Luise Henriette, Electress of Brandenburg, daughter of Friedrich Heinrich, Prince of Nassau-Orange and Stadtholder of the United Netherlands, was born at 'S Gravenhage (The Hague), Nov. 27, 1627. She received a careful Christian training, not only in literature, but also in domestic economy and feminine handicrafts. On Dec. 7, 1646, she was married, at the Hague, to the Elector Friedrich Wilhelm of Brandenburg, who was then residing at Cleve, but remained at the Hague to nurse her father, who died March 14, 1647. She then, in June, 1647, joined her husband at Cleve, where her first child, Wilhelm Heinrich, was born in May 1648. In the autumn of 1619 she set out with her husband and child on the way to Berlin, but in the inclement weather th… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Mi Jesús, mi Salvador
German Title: Jesus, meine Zuversicht
Translator: Federico Fliedner
Author: Electress Luise Henriette
Meter: 7.8.7.8.7.7
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

JESUS, MEINE ZUVERSICHT (Crüger)

First published in Johann Crüger's Praxis Pietatis Melica (1653) without attribution, JESUS, MEINE ZUVERSICHT was credited to Crüger (PHH 42) in the 1668 edition of that hymnal. (The later isorhythmic RATISBON is related to this tune; see 34.) JESUS, MEINE ZUVERSICHT is named for its association w…

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Culto Cristiano #337

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