Mi esperanza firme está

Translator: Juan N. De Los Santos

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Author: Edward Mote

Mote, Edward, was born in Upper Thames Street, London, Jan. 21, 1797. Through the preaching of the Rev. J. Hyatt, of Tottenham Court Road Chapel, he underwent a great spiritual change; and ultimately he became a Baptist minister. For the last 26 years of his life he was pastor at Horsham, Sussex, where he died Nov. 13, 1874. Mr. Mote published several small pamphlets; and also:- Hymns of Praise. A New Selection of Gospel Hymns, combining all the Excellencies of our spiritual Poets, with many Originals. By E. Mote. London. J. Nichols, 1836. The Originals number nearly 100. Concerning the authorship of one of these original hymns much uncertainty has existed. The hymn is:— 1. Nor earth, nor hell my soul can move. [Jesus All in All.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Mi esperanza firme está
English Title: My hope is built on nothing less
Author: Edward Mote (1834)
Translator: Juan N. De Los Santos
Meter: with refrain
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Jesús será mi protección
Copyright: Public Domain; Spanish Translation © Copyright 1964 by George P. Simmonds. Usado con permiso.



The Sunday school hymn writer William B. Bradbury (PHH 114) composed SOLID ROCK in 1863 for Edward Mote's "My Hope Is Built on Nothing Less." The tune name derives from that song's refrain: "On Christ, the solid rock, I stand. . . .” Bradbury published SOLID ROCK in his 1864 children's collection…

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