Espíritu divino, Fiel Santificador

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1 Espíritu divino,
Fiel Santificador:
Aclare mi camino
Tu santo resplandor
Ven, ven a revelarme
De Dios la voluntad;
Por Cristo ven a darme
Perdón y santidad.

2 Espíritu divino,
Mi senda abierta está
Y marcho en el camino
Que a cielo llegará;
Me llenas con tu gozo
Y paz por tu bondad;
Tendré pues tu reposo
Aun por la eternidad.

Source: Culto Cristiano #90

Author: Juan Bautista Cabrera

Juan Bautista Cabrera Ivars was born in Benisa, Spain, April 23, 1837. He attended seminary in Valencia, studying Hebrew and Greek, and was ordained as a priest. He fled to Gibraltar in 1863 due to religious persecution where he abandoned Catholicism. He worked as a teacher and as a translator. One of the works he translated was E.H. Brown's work on the thirty-nine articles of the Anglican Church, which was his introduction to Protestantism. He was a leader of a Spanish Reformed Church in Gibraltar. He continued as a leader in this church when he returned to Spain after the government of Isabel II fell, but continued to face legal difficulties. He then organized the Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church and was consecrated as bishop in 1894. He… Go to person page >

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First Line: Espíritu divino, Fiel Santificador
Author: Juan Bautista Cabrera
Language: Spanish


ST. THEODULPH (Teschner)

Now often named ST. THEODULPH because of its association with this text, the tune is also known, especially in organ literature, as VALET WILL ICH DIR GEBEN. It was composed by Melchior Teschner (b. Fraustadt [now Wschowa, Poland], Silesia, 1584; d. Oberpritschen, near Fraustadt, 1635) for "Valet wi…

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