A Cristo doy mi canto

Representative Text

1 A Cristo doy mi canto:
Él salva el alma mía,
Me librar del quebranto
Y con amor me guía.
Ensalce nuestro canto
Tu sacrosanta historia;
Es nuestro anhelo santo
Mirar, Jesús, tu gloria.

2 Tu nombre bendecido
Alegra el alma mía;
Tu nombre es a mi oído
Dulcísima armonía.
Viviendo he de ensalzarte;
Y cuando deje el suelo
Gozoso iré a adorarte
Con ángeles del cielo.

Source: Culto Cristiano #399

Author: Ellen M. H. Gates

Gates, Ellen, née Huntingdon, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, is the author of several popular pieces in the American Mission and Sunday School hymn-books. Of these the following have passed from the American books into Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos:— 1. Come home, come home, you are weary at heart. Invitation. 2. I am now a child of God. Saved through Jesus. 3. I will sing you a song of that beautiful land. Concerning Heaven. 4. O the clanging bells of time. Yearning for Heaven. 5. Say, is your lamp burning, my brother. Watching and Waiting. Concerning her poem which is used as a hymn in America, "If you cannot on the ocean" (Duty), Duffield says her account of its origin is as follows:—"The lines were written upo… Go to person page >

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >



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