Dime la antigua historia

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1 Dime la antigua historia
Del celestial favor,
De Cristo y de su gloria,
De Cristo y su amor;
Cuéntala con llaneza
Tan propia a la niñez
Porque es mi mente flaca
Y anhela sencillez.

Coro:
Dime la antigua historia
Cuéntame la victoria,
Háblame de la gloria
De Cristo y de su amor.

2 Dime tan dulce historia
Con tono claro y fiel:
Murió Jesús y slavo
Yo quiero ser por Él;
Dime esta historia siempre,
Si en tiempo de aflicción
A mi alma tú deseas
Traer consolación. [Coro]

Source: Culto Cristiano #262

Author: Kate Hankey

A. (Annabelle) Catherine Hankey (b. Clapham, England, 1834; d. Westminster, London, England, 1911) was the daughter of a wealthy banker and was associated with the Clapham sect of William Wilberforce, a group of prominent evangelical Anglicans from the Clapham area. This group helped to establish the British and Foreign Bible Society, promoted the abolition of slavery, and was involved in improving the lot of England's working classes. Hankey taught Bible classes for shop girls in London, visited the sick in local hospitals, and used the proceeds of her writings to support various mission causes. Her publications include Heart to Heart (1870) and The Old, Old Story and Other Verses (1879). Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Author: Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars

(no biographical information available about Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars.) Go to person page >

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First Line: Dime la antigua historia
English Title: Tell me the old, old story
Author: Kate Hankey
Author: Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D with refrain
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

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