Estad por Cristo firmes

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1 Estad por Cristo firmes,
Soldados de la cruz;
Alzad hoy la bandera
En nombre de Jesús.
Es nuestra la victoria
Con Él por capitán;
Por Él serán vencidas
Las huestes de Satán.

2 Estad por Cristo firmes,
Os llama a combatir;
Con Él pues, a la lucha,
Soldados todos, id.
Probad que sois valientes,
Luchando contra el mal;
Es fuerte el enemigo,
Mas Cristo es sin igual.

3 Estad por Cristo firmes,
Las fuerzas con de Él;
El brazo de los hombres
Es débil y es infiel;
Vestíos la armadura,
Velad en oración;
Deberes y peligros
Demandan gran tesón.

Source: Culto Cristiano #403

Author: George Duffield

Duffield, George, Jr., D.D., son of the Rev. Dr. Duffield, a Presbyterian Minister, was born at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Sept. 12, 1818, and graduated at Yale College, and at the Union Theological Seminary, New York. From 1840 to 1847 he was a Presbyterian Pastor at Brooklyn; 1847 to 1852, at Bloomfield, New Jersey; 1852 to 1861, at Philadelphia; 1861 to 1865, at Adrian, Michigan; 1865 to 1869, at Galesburg, Illinois; 1869, at Saginaw City, Michigan; and from 1869 at Ann Arbor and Lansing, Michigan. His hymns include;— 1. Blessed Saviour, Thee I love. Jesus only. One of four hymns contributed by him to Darius E. Jones's Temple Melodies, 1851. It is in 6 stanzas of 6 lines. In Dr. Hatfield's Church Hymnbook it is given in 3 s… Go to person page >

Translator: Jaime Clifford

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Text Information

First Line: Estad por Cristo firmes
English Title: Stand up, stand up for Jesus
Author: George Duffield
Translator: Jaime Clifford
Meter: 7.6.7.6 D
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

WEBB

George J. Webb (b. Rushmore Lodge, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, 1803; d. Orange, NJ, 1887) composed WEBB (also known as MORNING LIGHT) on a voyage from England to the United States. The tune was published in The Odeon, a collection of secular music compiled by Webb and Lowell Mason (PHH 96) i…

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