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Piedad, O santo Dios, piedad

Representative Text

1 ¡Piedad, oh santo Dios, piedad!
Piedad te implora el corazón;
¡Oh! lávame de mi maldad
Y dame gozo, paz, perdón.

2 Mis rebeliones graves son:
Son ellas todas contra Ti;
Mas crea un nuevo corazón
Y un nuevo espíritu en mí.

3 No quieres sacrificio más
Que un humillado corazón:
Mi ofrenda no despreciarás,
Ya que eres todo compasión.

4 Dios, sálvame con tu poder:
Que mi esperanza es sólo en Ti;
Temblando, aguardo tu querer;
Ten compasión, Señor, de mí.


Source: Culto Cristiano #208

Translator: Merrill N. Hutchinson

As of 1871, Hutchinson was pastor of a Presbyterian church in Dunellen, New Jersey. In 1873, he resigned his pastorate and moved to Mexico City. His works include: Himnario de las Iglesias Evangelica Translations-- Amoroso Salvador Con Cánticos, Señor Hay una Fuente sin Igual Obediente a Tu Mandato  Go to person page >

Author: Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts was the son of a schoolmaster, and was born in Southampton, July 17, 1674. He is said to have shown remarkable precocity in childhood, beginning the study of Latin, in his fourth year, and writing respectable verses at the age of seven. At the age of sixteen, he went to London to study in the Academy of the Rev. Thomas Rowe, an Independent minister. In 1698, he became assistant minister of the Independent Church, Berry St., London. In 1702, he became pastor. In 1712, he accepted an invitation to visit Sir Thomas Abney, at his residence of Abney Park, and at Sir Thomas' pressing request, made it his home for the remainder of his life. It was a residence most favourable for his health, and for the prosecution of his literary… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Piedad, O santo Dios, piedad
English Title: Show pity, Lord; O Lord, forgive
Author: Isaac Watts
Translator: Merrill N. Hutchinson
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 4 of 4)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #197

El Himnario #127

Himnos de la Iglesia #380

Mil Voces para Celebrar #197

Include 14 pre-1979 instances
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