Óyeme, Jesús divino

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1 Óyeme, Jesús divino:
Dame hoy tu bendición;
En la noche tan oscura
Dame paz y protección.

2 Porque has sido Tú mi guía,
Te doy gracias con amor.
Todas mis necesidades
Has suplido, mi Señor.

3 Guarda tierno a mis amigos,
Limpia Tú mi corazón;
Y al morir, que para siempre
Viva en celestial mansión.



Source: Culto Cristiano #397

Author: Mary L. Duncan

Duncan, Mary, née Lundie, daughter of the Rev. Robert Lundie, Parish Minister of Kelso, and Mary Grey Lundie Duncan, was born at Kelso, April 26, 1814. On July 11, 1836, she was married to the William Wallace Duncan, the son of Rev. Henry Duncan, D.D., founder of the Savings Bank movement and minister in Ruthwell, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. In the end of December, 1839, she took a chill, which resulted in a fever and died on Jan. 5, 1840. Her hymns, mostly written for her children between July and December, 1839, appeared, in 1841, in her Memoir, by her mother, and were issued separately, in 1842, as Rhymes for my Children, to the number of 23. The best known are, "Jesus, tender Shepherd, hear me," and "My Saviour, be Thou near me." Dian… Go to person page >

Translator: Sara B. Howland

(no biographical information available about Sara B. Howland.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Óyeme, Jesús divino
English Title: Jesus, tender shepherd, hear me
Author: Mary L. Duncan
Translator: Sara B. Howland
Meter: 8.7.8.7
Language: Spanish

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Culto Cristiano #397

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