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 vuestra la victoria,
con él por Capitán;
Por él serán vencidas
las huestes de Satán.

2 ¡Estad por Cristo firmes!
os llama él a la lid;
¡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 son 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: Celebremos Su Gloria #533

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: James Clifford

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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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GEIBEL (Geibel)


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