Quero Ser Como Cristo

Translator (sts. 1, 3): Joan Larie Sutton

Joan Larie Sutton (nee Riffey) was born in Louisville, KY but lived most of her life in Brazil with her missionary parents. She began the study of violin at the age of ten, continuing her studies at Baylor University. She earned a Masters Degree in sacred music at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. She married William Boyd Sutton and together they worked in Brazil. She translated many hymns into Portuguese.… Go to person page >

Author: Thomas O. Chisholm

Thomas O. Chisholm was born in Franklin, Kentucky in 1866. His boyhood was spent ona farm and in teaching district schools. He spent fiver years as editor of the local paper at Franklin. He was converted to Christianity at the age of 26 and soon after was business manager and office editor of the "Pentecostal Hearld" or Louisville, Ky. In 1903 he entered the ministry of the M. E. Church South. His aim in writing was to incorporate as much as Scripture as possible and to avoid flippant or sentimental themes. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916)… Go to person page >

Translator (st. 2): Frances D. Collins

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Text Information

First Line: Tenho um desejo especial
Title: Quero Ser Como Cristo
English Title: I Want to Be Like Jesus
Translator (sts. 1, 3): Joan Larie Sutton
Translator (st. 2): Frances D. Collins (1976)
Author: Thomas O. Chisholm (1945)
Language: Portuguese
Publication Date: 1991
Copyright: Copyright translation stanzas 1, 3 1990 Joan L. Sutton. Used by permission.; Copyright translation stanza 2 1900 Frances D. Collins. Used by permission.