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Venid, pecadores, que Dios por su amor

Venid, pecadores, que Dios por su amor

Author: Unknown
Tune: HOME (Bishop)
Published in 10 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Venid, pecadores, que Dios por su amor
Al cielo nos llama, que es patria mejor;
Do nunca la aurora perdió su fulgor;
Do brilla la gloria del Dios Creador.

2 Dejemos, hermanos, aparte el dolor;
Que arriba en los cielos el coro cantor
De espíritus puros proclama Señor
A Cristo, Dios Hombre, el gran Redentor.

3 Trabajas y sufres aquí, pecador;
El pan que teu comas tendrás con sudor;
Mas Dios te reserva por suerte mejor
Primicias celestes de eterno valor.

Source: Culto Cristiano #205

Author: Unknown

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: Venid, pecadores, que Dios por su amor
Author: Unknown
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain


HOME (Bishop)

[Wo findet die Seele die Heimat der Ruh']


MALDWYN, a personal name in Welsh, is a traditional Welsh tune thought to date from the seventeenth century. It was published in David Evan's (PHH 285) collection Moliant Cenedl Dinbych (1920). The tune consists of four long phrases, each of which has the same rhythmic scheme. In minor tonality, the…

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Instances (1 - 10 of 10)
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Culto Cristiano #205

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El Himnario Evangelico #299

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Himnario Cristiano para uso de las Iglesias Evangélicas #186

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Himnario de la Iglesia Metodista Episcopal #164

Himnario de las Iglesias Evangelicas #44

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Himnario para uso de la Iglesia Cristiana Española #103

Himnos de Gloria #291

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Himnos de Gloria #291

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