Elevemos al Creador

Representative Text

1 Elevemos al Creador nuestros himnos de loor,
Pues los campos visitó con Su rica bendición.
Ya la siega terminó; la cosecha se guardó.
El invierno llegará, pero nada faltará.

2 Este mundo es de Dios, el eterno Sembrador,
Y en Su mies han de crecer hasta el fin el mal y el bien.
Todo grano brotará, flor y espiga crecerá.
Padre, Dios, queremos ser cual semilla de tu mies.

3 Ven, Señor, a recoger la cosecha de tu haber;
Junta al pueblo en tu alfolí, tenlo siempre unido a ti.
Libre ya de su pecar y sin penas que pasar;
Ven, levanta, oh Señor, la cosecha de tu amor.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #13677

Author: Henry Alford

Alford, Henry, D.D., son of  the Rev. Henry Alford, Rector of Aston Sandford, b. at 25 Alfred Place, Bedford Row, London, Oct. 7, 1810, and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, graduating in honours, in 1832. In 1833 he was ordained to the Curacy of Ampton. Subsequently he held the Vicarage of Wymeswold, 1835-1853,--the Incumbency of Quebec Chapel, London, 1853-1857; and the Deanery of Canterbury, 1857 to his death, which took. place  at  Canterbury, Jan. 12, 1871.  In addition he held several important appointments, including that of a Fellow of Trinity, and the Hulsean Lectureship, 1841-2. His literary labours extended to every department of literature, but his noblest undertaking was his edition of the Greek Testament, the result… Go to person page >

Translator: Juanita de Balloch

Born: 1894, Spain.  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Elevemos al Creador
English Title: Come, Ye Thankful People Come
Author: Henry Alford
Translator: Juanita de Balloch
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

ST. GEORGE'S WINDSOR (Elvey)

George J. Elvey (PHH 48) composed ST. GEORGE'S WINDSOR as a setting for James Montgomery's text "Hark! The Song of Jubilee," with which it was published in Edward H. Thorne's Selection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1858). The tune has been associated with Alford's text since publication of the hymn in th…

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The Cyber Hymnal #13677
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Instances

Instances (1 - 3 of 3)

Himnos de la Iglesia #466

Praise y Adoración #135b

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The Cyber Hymnal #13677

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