Jesús, Dejando Su Poder, Aquí Nació

Author: James Montgomery

James Montgomery (b. Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland, 1771; d. Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, 1854), the son of Moravian parents who died on a West Indies mission field while he was in boarding school, Montgomery inherited a strong religious bent, a passion for missions, and an independent mind. He was editor of the Sheffield Iris (1796-1827), a newspaper that sometimes espoused radical causes. Montgomery was imprisoned briefly when he printed a song that celebrated the fall of the Bastille and again when he described a riot in Sheffield that reflected unfavorably on a military commander. He also protested against slavery, the lot of boy chimney sweeps, and lotteries. Associated with Christians of various persuasions, Montgomery supported missio… Go to person page >

Translator: S. Jeréz

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Text Information

First Line: Jesús, dejando su poder
Title: Jesús, Dejando Su Poder, Aquí Nació
Author: James Montgomery
Translator: S. Jeréz
Language: Spanish

Tune

WEYMOUTH (Ferris)

Theodore Parker Ferris (b. Port Chester, NY, 1908; d. 1972) composed WEYMOUTH in 1941 for H. C. Robbins's text "And Have the Bright Immensities"; the tune was published in The Hymnal 1940. Ferris named the tune for his summer hometown, Weymouth, Nova Scotia. Well-crafted with an effective rhythmic c…

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