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Jesús, yo he prometido

Representative Text

1 Jesús, yo he prometido
Servirte con amor;
Concédeme tu gracia,
Mi amigo y Salvador.
No temeré la lucha
Si Tú a mi lado estás,
Ni perderé el camino
Si Tú guiando vas.

2 El mundo está muy cerca,
Y abunda tentación;
Muy suave es el engaño
Y es necia la pasión:
Ven Tú, Jesús, más cerca
Mostrando tu piedad,
Y escuda al alma mía
De toda iniquidad.

3 Y si mi mente vaga
Ya incierta, ya veloz,
Concédeme que escuche,
Jesús, tu clara voz:
Anímame si dudo;
Inspírame también;
Repréndame, si temo
En todo hacer el bien.

4 Jesús, Tú has prometido
A todo aquel que va
Siguiendo tus pisadas,
Que al cielo llegará.
Sosténme en el camino,
Y al fin con dulce amor
Trasládame a tu gloria,
Mi amigo y Salvador.


Source: Culto Cristiano #141

Author: John E. Bode

John E. Bode (b. St. Pancras, England, 1816; d. Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire, England, 1874) A fine student at Christ Church, Oxford, England, and a prominent scholar who gave the famous Bampton Lectures ("for the exposition and defense of the Christian faith") at Oxford in 1855, was a rector in Westwell, Oxfordshire, and in Castle Camps. This gifted poet and hymn writer published Hymns for the Gospel of the Day, for Each Sunday and Festivals of Our Lord in 1860. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

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 >

Text Information

First Line: Jesús, yo he prometido
English Title: O Jesus, I Have Promised
Author: John E. Bode
Translator: Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars
Meter: D
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain



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