يا ليت لي ألف لسان

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1 - يا ليت لي ألفَ لسانْ
لأحمدَ الفادي
أحمدُ ربي ذا الحنانْ
لفضله البادي

2 - ربي أعِنّي يا رحومْ
بعونك الباهرْ
أُذيعُ في كل التخومْ
مدحَ اسمك الطاهرْ

3 - كسرتَ شوكة الخطا
وهبتني النجاهْ
بالدم أجزلت العطا
منحتني الحياهْ

4 - أنت الذي يُسَكّنُ
خوفي وأحزاني
وذكرُك يُستحسنُ
لسمع آذاني

5 - هيا نطيعُ حسناً
هذا المُعلما
فنعرف شيئاً هنا
من فرح السما


Source: تسابيح روحية #224

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

Translator: ناصيف اليازجي

Nasif al-Yaziji (March 25, 1800 – February 8, 1871) was a Lebanese author at the times of the Ottoman Empire and father of Ibrahim al-Yaziji. He was one of the leading figures in the Nahda movement. We was a poet, wrote and translated many hymns, and helped in translating the complete Bible into Arabic. ناصيف بن عبد الله بن جنبلاط بن سعد اليازجي (25 مارس 1800 - 8 فبراير 1871)، أديب وشاعر لبناني ولد في قرية كفر شيما، من قرى الساحل اللبناني في 25 آذار سنة 1800 م في أسرة اليازجي التي نبغ كثير من أفرادها في الفكر والأدب، وأصله من حمص. لعب دورا كبيرا في إعاد… Go to person page >

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ELDON


RICHMOND (Haweis)

RICHMOND (also known as CHESTERFIELD) is a florid tune originally written by Thomas Haweis (PHH 270) and published in his collection Carmina Christo (1792). Samuel Webbe, Jr., adapted and shortened the tune and published it in his Collection of Psalm Tunes (1808). It was reprinted in 1853 in Webbe's…

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