Cristo, eres justo Rey

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1 Cristo, eres justo Rey
Desde siempre y desde Edén.
Guardan los cielos tu santa ley,
Pues reina allá el bien.
Quiero en tu humilde grey
Cumplir tu ley de amor también.

2 Cielos y tierra y mar
Riges desde eternidad.
Ruégote quieras mi vida guiar;
Toma mi voluntad
Y haz que en querer y obrar
Acate yo tu autoridad.

3 Oigase nuestra voz
Hasta en celestial confin;
Gloria a ti, Verbo eterno y Dios;
Gloria, loor sin fin;
Gloria, aleluya, oh Dios.
Loor a ti, loor sin fin.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13635

Author: Hector Pereyra S.

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Text Information

First Line: Cristo, eres justo Rey desde siempre y desde Edén
Title: Cristo, eres justo Rey
Author: Hector Pereyra S.
Language: Spanish



ST. ELIZABETH appears to be an eighteenth-century tune from the Glaz area of Silesia. It has always been associated with this text. No factual data exists for the legend that this text and tune date back to the twelfth-century crusades, although those apocryphal stories explain one of the names by w…

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The Cyber Hymnal #13635
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