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Yo tengo que guardar

Representative Text

1 Yo tengo que guardar
Mi alma de todo mal
Y prepararla para entrar
Al reino celestial.

2 Para este gran deber,
Mi Dios, poder llenar,
Haz que, a servirte, hoy mi ser
Te quiera consagrar.

3 Yo quiero tu hijo ser
De todo corazón,
Y para siempre poseer
Tu eterna bendición.

4 Ayúdame a velar,
Confírmame en la fe,
Que si en Ti puedo siempre fiar
Por siempre viviré.


Source: Culto Cristiano #144

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: Epigmenio Velasco

Epigmenio Velasco Urda was a choir director, pastor, poet, composer and journalist from Mexico City. Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Yo tengo que guardar
English Title: A Charge to Keep I Have
Author: Charles Wesley
Translator: Epigmenio Velasco
Language: Spanish
Notes: Portuguese translation: Faze-me, ó Deus, guardar by Rodolfo Hasse
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Himnos de la Iglesia #217

Praise y Adoración #20b

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