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Ven, amigo, al dulce Jesús

Representative Text

1 Ven, amigo, al dulce Jesús,
Y feliz para siempre serás
Pues si tú le buscares con fe,
Al divino Señor hallarás.

Ven a él, Ven a él,
Que te espera tu buen Salvador,
Ven a él, Ven a él,
Que te espera tu buen Salvador.

2 Si cual hijo que necio pecó,
Vas buscando a sus pies compasión,
Tierno Amigo en Jesús hallarás
Y tendrás en sus brazos perdón. [Coro]

3 Ovejuela, regresa al redil,
¡Al amparo de Cristo el Señor!
Y en los hombros llevada serás
Por tan dulce y amante Pastor. [Coro]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13879

Author: W. McDonald

McDonald, Rev. William. (Belmont, Maine, March 1, 1820--September 11, 1901, Monrovia, California). Becoming a local preacher in the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1839 he was admitted to the Maine Conference in 1843, being transferred to that of Wisconsin in 1855 and of New England in 1859. For a number of years he was editor of the Advocate of Christian Holiness. In addition to being a writer of biographies and religious books, he compiled, or assisted in compiling, a number of song books of the gospel song type, among them being the Western Minstrel (1840), Wesleyan Minstrel (1853), Beulah Songs (1870), Tribute of Praise (1874). This last book was that which had been compiled by McDonald and L.F. Snow, and re-edited by Eben Tourjée, appea… Go to person page >

Translator (v. 1-4): Pedro Castro

Pedro Castro Iriarte was converted to Christianity while he was a young man working for a printing company in Madrid. He then served as a pastor, organizing churches in Valladolid and Madrid. He was also a prolific writer of prose, poetry, and children's stories. He also translated many hymns. Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ven, amigo, al dulce Jesús
English Title: I Believe Jesus Saves
Author: W. McDonald
Translator (v. 1-4): Pedro Castro
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Ven a él, ven a él, que te espera



The Cyber Hymnal #13879
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Praise y Adoración #300b


The Cyber Hymnal #13879

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