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Tal como soy de pecador

Representative Text

1 Tal como soy de pecador,
Sin obra fianza que tu amor,
A tu llamado vengo a Ti:
Cordero de Dios, heme aquí.

2 Tal como soy, buscando paz,
En mi aflicción y mal tenaz
Combate rudo siento en mi:
Cordero de Dios, heme aquí.

3 Tal como soy, con mi maldad,
Miseria, pena y ceguedad;
Pues hay remedio pleno en Ti:
Cordero de Dios, heme aquí.

4 Tal como soy me acogerás;
Perdón y alivio me darás;
Pues tu promesa ya creí:
Cordero de Dios, heme aquí.

5 Tal como soy, tu compasión
Quitado ha toda oposición;
Ya pertenezco todo a Ti:
Cordero de Dios, heme aquí.

Source: Culto Cristiano #229a

Author: Charlotte Elliott

Elliott, Charlotte, daughter of Charles Elliott, of Clapham and Brighton, and granddaughter of the Rev. H. Venn, of Huddersfield, was born March 18, 1789. The first 32 years of her life were spent mostly at Clapham. In 1823 she removed to Brighton, and died there Sept. 22, 1871. To her acquaintance with Dr. C. Malan, of Geneva, is attributed much of the deep spiritual-mindedness which is so prominent in her hymns. Though weak and feeble in body, she possessed a strong imagination, and a well-cultured and intellectual mind. Her love of poetry and music was great, and is reflected in her verse. Her hymns number about 150, a large percentage of which are in common use. The finest and most widely known of these are, "Just as I am” and "My God… Go to person page >

Translator: Thomas M. Westrup

Thomas Martin Westrup moved with his family from London to Mexico when he was fifteen years old. He translated hundreds of hymns and, along with his son, Enrique, published a three-volume hymnal Incienso Christiano. Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Tal como soy de pecador
English Title: Just as I am, without one plea
Author: Charlotte Elliott
Translator: Thomas M. Westrup
Meter: 8.8.8.8
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Media

The Cyber Hymnal #13857
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  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #196

Celebremos Su Gloria #308

El Himnario #122

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #262

Mil Voces para Celebrar #196

TextScoreAudio

The Cyber Hymnal #13857

Include 15 pre-1979 instances
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