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En el monte Calvario

Representative Text

1 En el monte Calvario se vio una cruz,
Emblema de afrenta y dolor.
Y yo aprecio esa cruz, do murió mi Jesús,
Por salvar al más vil pecador.

¡Cuánto estimo la cruz de Jesus!
En sus triunfos mi gloria será.
Y algún día en vez de una cruz,
Mi corona Jesús me dará.

2 En la cruz du su sangre Jesús derramó,
Hermosura contemplo en visión,
Pues en ella el Cordero inmolado murió,
Para darme pureza y perdón. [Coro]

3 Seguiré a Jesús, tomaré hoy mi cruz,
Los desprecios con él sufriré;
Y algún día feliz, con los santos en luz,
Para siempre su gloria tendré. [Coro]

Source: Celebremos Su Gloria #325

Author: George Bennard

George Bennard (1873-1958) was born in Youngstown, OH. When he was a child the family moved to Albia, Iowa. He served with the Salvation Army in Iowa for several years before he was ordained in the Methodist Episcopal Church. His hymn "Speak, my Lord" appears in Triumphant Service Songs (Chicago: Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Co., 1934). He wrote words and tune for his best known hymn "The Old Rugged Cross" in 1913. Mary Louise VanDyke Go to person page >

Translator: Speros Demetrios Athans

Speros Demetrios Athans was born 1883 in Turkey. Raised in the Greek Or­tho­dox Church, Ath­ans left home at age 15, af­ter his fa­ther’s death. He spent two years on the is­land of Cor­fu, Greece, and two more in Egypt, then went to Great Bri­tain, where he worked as a sail­or. In 1903 he went to Am­er­i­ca, and dur­ing im­mi­gra­tion pro­cess­ing, some­one gave him a New Tes­ta­ment in Greek. A year lat­er, he joined a Naz­a­rene church in Chi­ca­go, Il­li­nois. He then en­rolled in a Bi­ble school and un­i­ver­si­ty. While in school in Ca­li­for­nia, he be­gan to stu­dy Span­ish and to work with the La­ti­no com­mu­ni­ty. In 1910 he de­cid­ed to work in ev­an­gel­ism. In 1931, he joined… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: En el monte Calvario estaba una cruz
Title: En el monte Calvario
English Title: On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross
Author: George Bennard
Translator: Speros Demetrios Athans
Meter: with refrain
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: ¡Oh! yo siempre amaré esa cruz
Copyright: Trans. © 1947, ren 1973 The Rodeheaver Co. (div. of Word, Inc.)



Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #142


Celebremos Su Gloria #325

El Himnario #146

El Himnario Presbiteriano #146

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Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #97

Libro de Liturgia y Cántico #562

Mil Voces para Celebrar #142


The Cyber Hymnal #13679

Include 10 pre-1979 instances
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