Es Cristo de su Iglesia

Translator: J. Pablo Simón

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Translator: George Paul Simmonds

At four years, George sang hymns with great devotion and enthusiasm. When he was ten he felt called to be a missionary. He retained his love for the Lord and for music throughout his life. So much so, that after the age of one hundred years old even sang solos in large meetings and on television. He began his work as a missionary, along with his wife, Nessie, in Ecuador. Then explored the Amazon area and across the continent. Collaborated in the compilation of "Hymns of the Christian Life." He also worked with the Bible Societies in several South American countries. He then served as pastor of a Hispanic church in the United States of America. He was a prolific translator of 800 hymns and choral songs. He used some pseudonyms as G. Paul S.… Go to person page >

Alterer: Federico J. Pagura

Federico José Pagura was an Argentine Methodist bishop and author and translator of hymns. Leland Bryant Ross Go to person page >

Author: S. J. Stone

Stone, Samuel John, a clergyman of the Church of England, the son of Rev. William Stone, was born at Whitmore, Staffordshire, April 25, 1839. He was educated at Pembroke College, Oxford, where he was graduated B.A. in 1862. Later he took orders and served various Churches. He succeeded his father at St. Paul's, Haggerstown, in 1874. He was the author of many original hymns and translations, which were collected and published in 1886. His hymns are hopeful in spirit and skillfully constructed. He published several poetic volumes. He died November 19, 1900 --Hymn Writers of the Church, 1915 (Charles Nutter)… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Es Cristo de su Iglesia El fundamento fiel
Title: Es Cristo de su Iglesia
English Title: The Church's one foundation
Author: S. J. Stone (1866)
Translator: J. Pablo Simón
Translator: George Paul Simmonds
Alterer: Federico J. Pagura
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Trad. George P. Simmonds, © Propiedad de Elizabeth R. Donaldson.; Revisado © Federico J. Pagura

Tune

AURELIA

Composed by Samuel S. Wesley (PHH 206), AURELIA (meaning "golden") was published as a setting for “Jerusalem the Golden” in Selection of Psalms and Hymns, which was compiled by Charles Kemble and Wesley in 1864. Though opinions vary concerning the tune's merits (Henry J. Gauntlett once condemned…

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[Es Cristo de su Iglesia] (Eck)


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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #269

El Himnario #209

El Himnario Presbiteriano #209

Mil Voces para Celebrar #269

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