Escuchad, Jesús nos dice

Representative Text

1 Escuchad, Jesús nos dice:
"¿Quiénes van a trabajar?
Campos blancos hoy aguardan
Que los vayan a segar."
Él nos llama cariñoso,
Nos constriñe con su amor;
¿Quién responde a su llamado:
"Heme aquí, yo iré, Señor."?

2 Si por tierras o por mares
No pudieres transitar,
Puedes encontrar hambrientos
En tu puerta que auxiliar;
Si careces de riquezas,
Lo que dio la viuda, da:
So por el Señor lo dieres,
¡Cuánto gozo en Él tendrás!

3 Si como elocuente apóstol
No pudieres predicar,
Puedes de Jesús decirles,
Cuánto al hombre supo amar;
Si no logras que sus culpas
Reconozca el pecador,
Conducir los niños puedes
Al benigno Salvador.

Source: Culto Cristiano #263

Author: Daniel March

March, Daniel, D.D., an American Congregational minister, b. July 21, 1816, has published Night Scenes in the Bible, and other works. His hymn "Hark, the voice of Jesus crying [calling]. Who will go," &c. (Missions), is given in the American Methodist Episcopal Hymnal, 1878, in 2 stanzas; in Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1878, in 6 stanzas; and in the Scottish Hymnal 1884, in 5 stanzas; in each case of 8 lines. It was written in 1863. (See Nutter's Hymn Studies, 1884, p. 236.) --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)… Go to person page >

Translator: Thomas M. Westrup

Thomas Martin Westrup moved with his family from London to Mexico when he was fifteen years old. He translated hundreds of hymns and, along with his son, Enrique, published a three-volume hymnal Incienso Christiano. Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Escuchad, Jesús nos dice
English Title: Hark! the voice of Jesus crying
Author: Daniel March
Translator: Thomas M. Westrup
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

AUTUMN (Barthélemon)

This tune is adapted from Barthélemon's piece Durandarte and Belerma: A Pathetic Scotch Ballad (1797). Some editors describe AUTUMN as "adapted from Psalm xlii in the Genevan Psalter, 1551", referring to the similarity between this tune and FREU DICH SEHR.

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[Hark! the voice of Jesus calling] (Van Arsdale)


FILLMORE (Belden)


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Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #563

Himnos de la Iglesia #400

Himnos de Vida y Luz #313

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