Oh buen Señor, velada está

Translator: Walton J. Brown

Used pseudonym Juan Marrón. Walton John Brown was the education director of the Seventh-day Adventist Church worldwide. He worked in the United States, Argentina, Brazil and Cuba. Dianne Shapiro from obituary Go to person page >

Author: Ray Palmer

Ray Palmer (b. Little Compton, RI, 1808; d. Newark, NJ, 1887) is often considered to be one of America's best nineteenth-century hymn writers. After completing grammar school he worked in a Boston dry goods store, but a religious awakening prodded him to study for the ministry. He attended Yale College (supporting himself by teaching) and was ordained in 1835. A pastor in Congregational churches in Bath, Maine (1835-1850), and Albany, New York (1850-1865), he also served as secretary of the American Congregational Union (1865-1878). Palmer was a popular preacher and author, writing original poetry as well as translating hymns. He published several volumes of poetry and hymns, including Sabbath Hymn Book (1858), Hymns and Sacred Pieces (1865… Go to person page >

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First Line: Oh buen Señor, velada está
Title: Oh buen Señor, velada está
English Title: Jesus, these eyes have never seen
Translator: Walton J. Brown
Author: Ray Palmer
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Tr. © Walton J. Brown

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BEATITUDO

Composed by John B. Dykes (PHH 147), BEATITUDO was published in the revised edition of Hymns Ancient and Modern (1875), where it was set to Isaac Watts' "How Bright Those Glorious Spirits Shine." Originally a word coined by Cicero, BEATITUDO means "the condition of blessedness." Like many of Dykes's…

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