Fuente de las Bendiciones

Author: Robert Robinson

Robert Robinson was born at Swaffham, Norfolk, in 1735. In 1749, he was apprenticed to a hairdresser, in Crutched Friars, London. Hearing a discourse preached by Whitefield on "The Wrath to Come," in 1752, he was deeply impressed, and after a period of much disquietude, he gave himself to a religious life. His own peculiar account of this change of life is as follows:--"Robertus Michaelis Marineque Robinson filius. Natus Swaffhami, comitatu Norfolciae, Saturni die Sept. 27, 1735. Renatus Sabbati die, Maii 24, 1752, per predicationem potentem Georgii Whitefield. Et gustatis doloribus renovationis duos annos mensesque septem, absolutionem plenam gratuitamque, per sanguinem pretiosum i secula seculorum. Amen." He soon after began to pr… Go to person page >

Translator: George Paul Simmonds

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Text Information

First Line: Fuente de las bendiciones
Title: Fuente de las Bendiciones
English Title: Come, thou fount of every blessing
Author: Robert Robinson
Translator: George Paul Simmonds
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: Spanish
Copyright: © 1967 by George P. Simmonds. Property of Cánticos Escogidos

Tune

NETTLETON

The authorship of this tune is not clear, with different editors attributing the tune to different composers (or not naming one at all). See the instances list above for the different attributions. From William J. Reynolds, Companion to Baptist Hymnal (1976): "Nettleton first appeared as a two-part…

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Himnos de Vida y Luz #47

Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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