Oh Cristo, nuestra roca aquí

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Author: Vernon J. Charlesworth

Charlesworth, Vernon J. , was born at Barking, Essex, on April 28, 1839, and educated at Homerton College. In 1864 he became co-pastor with the Rev. Newman Hall at the old Surrey Chapel, and in 1869 the Head Master of Mr. Spurgeon's Stockwell Orphan¬age. Mr. Charlesworth has published The Life of Rowland Hill, &c, 1876, and, in co-operation with Mr. J. Manton Smith, Flowers and Fruits of Sacred Song and Evangelistic Hymns. To this work he contributed:— 1. As you gather round the family board. Plea for Orphans. 2. Blessed Jesus, Lord and Master. Conferences. 3. Come, brethren, let us sing. Praise to God. 4. Come to Jesus, He invites you. Invitation. 5. Heart to heart by love united. Holy Matrimony. 6. How blest in J… Go to person page >

Translator: George P. Simmonds

At four years, George sang hymns with great devotion and enthusiasm. When he was ten he felt called to be a missionary. He retained his love for the Lord and for music throughout his life. So much so, that after the age of one hundred years old even sang solos in large meetings and on television. He began his work as a missionary, along with his wife, Nessie, in Ecuador. Then explored the Amazon area and across the continent. Collaborated in the compilation of "Hymns of the Christian Life." He also worked with the Bible Societies in several South American countries. He then served as pastor of a Hispanic church in the United States of America. He was a prolific translator of 800 hymns and choral songs. He used some pseudonyms as G. Paul S.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: ¡Oh Cristo! Nuestra roca aquí
Title: Oh Cristo, nuestra roca aquí
English Title: The Lord's our rock in him we hide
Author: Vernon J. Charlesworth
Translator: George P. Simmonds
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: En tierra de cansancío Jesús roca es
Copyright: Tr. © 1939, ren. 1967 Cánticos Escogidos

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