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¡Oh! Ruégote, Señor Jesús

Representative Text

1 ¡Oh! Ruégote, Señor Jesús,
Que Tú me enseñes siempre a hablar,
Cual eco vivo de tu voz,
A los que vagan sin tu paz.

2 Dirígeme, Señor Jesús,
A fin que sepa dirigir
Al vacilante y débil ser
Que triste anhela ir a Ti.

3 Enséñame, Señor Jesús,
Y haz Tú que pueda yo enseñar
Palabra tuya que es maná,
Que el alma hambrienta vida da.

4 Aliéntame, Señor Jesús,
A fin que pueda yo calmar,
Con voz de amor, al corazón
Herido por el cruel dolor.

5 ¡Oh! Lléname, Señor Jesús,
De gracia y de tu gran poder,
Así que pueda alrededor
Tu santa influencia derramar.

6 Ocúpame, Señor Jesús,
Tal como quieres y doquier,
Y que la gloria de tus faz
En tu presencia pueda ver.


Source: Culto Cristiano #138

Author: Frances Ridley Havergal

Havergal, Frances Ridley, daughter of the Rev. W. H. Havergal, was born at Astley, Worcestershire, Dec. 14, 1836. Five years later her father removed to the Rectory of St. Nicholas, Worcester. In August, 1850, she entered Mrs. Teed's school, whose influence over her was most beneficial. In the following year she says, "I committed my soul to the Saviour, and earth and heaven seemed brighter from that moment." A short sojourn in Germany followed, and on her return she was confirmed in Worcester Cathedral, July 17, 1853. In 1860 she left Worcester on her father resigning the Rectory of St. Nicholas, and resided at different periods in Leamington, and at Caswall Bay, Swansea, broken by visits to Switzerland, Scotland, and North Wales. She died… Go to person page >

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: ¡Oh! Ruégote, Señor Jesús
English Title: Lord, speak to me, that I may speak
Author: Frances Ridley Havergal
Translator: Anonymous
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain



Derived from the fourth piano piece in Robert A. Schumann's Nachtstücke, Opus 23 (1839), CANONBURY first appeared as a hymn tune in J. Ireland Tucker's Hymnal with Tunes, Old and New (1872). The tune, whose title refers to a street and square in Islington, London, England, is often matched to Haver…

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Cántico Nuevo #306

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Culto Cristiano #138

Himnario Bautista #279

Himnario de Alabanza Evangélica #279

Himnario Metodista #180

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