¡Oh nuestro Padre, eterno Dios! Que guías al mortal

Representative Text

1 ¡Oh nuestro Padre, eterno Dios!
Que guías al mortal,
El año nuevo nuestra voz
Te quiere consagrar.

2 El cielo, el orbe, el hombre están
Diciendo tu poder;
La vida, el tiempo pasarán
Según tu buen placer.

3 Demuéstranos la vanidad
Del mundo vil y ruin.
Grandezas, bienes, potestad,
Perecerán al fin.

4 Venimos hoy a prometer
Servirte con fervor,
Con nuevo corazón y un ser
Celoso de tu amor.

5 Mas vano es nuestro esfuerzo, Dios,
Si falta tu sostén;
Alienta el alma con tu voz
Y danos todo bien.

6 ¡Tus ángeles envíanos!
¡Corona con tu bien
La vida nuestra! ¡Guíanos
Al celestial Edén!

Amén.



Source: Culto Cristiano #323

Author: Unknown

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: ¡Oh nuestro Padre, eterno Dios! Que guías al mortal
Author: Unknown
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

AZMON

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) adapted AZMON from a melody composed by Carl G. Gläser in 1828. Mason published a duple-meter version in his Modern Psalmist (1839) but changed it to triple meter in his later publications. Mason used (often obscure) biblical names for his tune titles; Azmon, a city south of C…

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ST. AGNES (Dykes)

John B. Dykes (PHH 147) composed ST. AGNES for [Jesus the Very Thought of Thee]. Dykes named the tune after a young Roman Christian woman who was martyred in A.D. 304 during the reign of Diocletian. St. Agnes was sentenced to death for refusing to marry a nobleman to whom she said, "I am already eng…

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ST. ANNE

Though no firm documentation exists, ST. ANNE was probably composed by William Croft (PHH 149), possibly when he was organist from 1700-1711 at St. Anne's Church in Soho, London, England. (According to tradition, St. Anne was the mother of the Virgin Mary.) The tune was first published in A Suppleme…

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Timeline

Instances

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Culto Cristiano #323

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El Himnario Evangelico #316

El Himnario para el uso de las Iglesias Evangelicas de Habla Espanola en Todo el Mundo #362

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Himnario de la Iglesia Metodista Episcopal #36

Himnario Ev. Luterano--Especial para el Culto Divino #50

Himnario Evangelico Luterano ... 2nd ed. #44

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Himnario para uso de la Iglesia Cristiana Española #261

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Himnario provisional con los cánticos #26

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