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Vem, Senhor, do Bem a Fonte

Author: Robert Robinson

Robert Robinson was born at Swaffham, Norfolk, in 1735. In 1749, he was apprenticed to a hairdresser, in Crutched Friars, London. Hearing a discourse preached by Whitefield on "The Wrath to Come," in 1752, he was deeply impressed, and after a period of much disquietude, he gave himself to a religious life. His own peculiar account of this change of life is as follows:--"Robertus Michaelis Marineque Robinson filius. Natus Swaffhami, comitatu Norfolciae, Saturni die Sept. 27, 1735. Renatus Sabbati die, Maii 24, 1752, per predicationem potentem Georgii Whitefield. Et gustatis doloribus renovationis duos annos mensesque septem, absolutionem plenam gratuitamque, per sanguinem pretiosum i secula seculorum. Amen." He soon after began to pr… Go to person page >

Translator: James Theodore Houston

Born in 1847. He was a missionary in Bahia, Brazil under the Presbyterian Board of New York, he later was transferred to Rio de Janeiro. He collaborated on the hymnal Hinos e Cânticos Sagrados published by John Boyle in Rio de Janeiro, 1888. After 28 years of ministry, he returned to the United States and died in Oakland, CA at the age of 82. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Vem, Senhor, do bem a fonte
Title: Vem, Senhor, do Bem a Fonte
English Title: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
Translator: James Theodore Houston (1881)
Author: Robert Robinson (1758)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright words and translation 1975 Igreja Evangélica Fluminense. Used by permission.



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