Yo escucho, buen Jesús

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1 Yo escucho, buen Jesús,
Tu dulce voz de amor,
Que, desde el árbol de la cruz;
Invita al pecador.
Yo soy pecador,
Nada hay bueno en mí;
Ser objeto de tu amor
Deseo, y vengo a Ti.

2 Tú ofreces el perdón
De toda iniquidad,
Si arrepentido el corazón
Implora tu piedad.
Yo soy pecador;
Ten de mí piedad,
Quita todo mi dolor
Y borra mi maldad.

3 Tú ofreces aumentar
La fe del que creyó,
Y gracia sobre gracia dar
A quien en Ti esperó.
Creo en Ti Señor,
Sólo espero en Ti:
Haz que tu infinito amor
Habite siempre en mí.


Source: Culto Cristiano #411

Translator: Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars

Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars was born in Benisa, Spain, April 23, 1837. He attended seminary in Valencia, studying Hebrew and Greek, and was ordained as a priest. He fled to Gibraltar in 1863 due to religious persecution where he abandoned Catholicism. He worked as a teacher and as a translator. One of the works he translated was E.H. Brown's work on the thirty-nine articles of the Anglican Church, which was his introduction to Protestantism. He was a leader of a Spanish Reformed Church in Gibraltar. He continued as a leader in this church when he returned to Spain after the government of Isabel II fell, but continued to face legal difficulties. He then organized the Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church and was consecrated as bishop in 1894. He… Go to person page >

Author: Lewis Hartsough

Hartsough, Lewis, was born at Ithaca, New York, Aug. 31, 1823. Of his hymns the following are in common use:—- 1. I hear Thy welcome voice. The Divine Invitation. 2. In the rifted Rock I'm resting. Safety in Jesus. 3. Lead me to the Rock that's higher. Safety in Jesus. 4. O who'll stand up for Jesus? All for Jesus Nos. 1-3 are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878 (1 and 3 with music by Hartsough). --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >



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Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #238

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