Quiero Jesús mi rey

Representative Text

1 Quiero, Jesús, mi rey,
Amarte más;
Acudo yo a tus pies
Con ansiedad;
Mi gran deseo es
Amarte, ¡oh Cristo!, más.
Amarte más,
Amarte más.

2 Aunque disfrute aquí
Descanso y paz,
Tan sólo en Ti tendré
Mi anhelo ahora es
Amarte, ¡oh Cristo!, más
Amarte más,
Amarte más.

3 Y de mi vida al fin,
Mi corazón
Aliento tomará
Sólo en tu amor;
Pues mi oración será
Amarte, ¡oh Cristo!, más.
Amarte más,
Amarte más.

Source: Culto Cristiano #252

Translator: Anonymous

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 >

Author: Elizabeth Prentiss

Elizabeth Payson Prentiss USA 1818-1878. Born at Portland, ME, 5th child of Congregationalist minister, Edward Payson. He died of tuberculosis in 1827, and the family moved to New York City in 1831. That year she professed faith in Christ and joined the Bleeker Street Presbyterian Church. She possessed keen abilities, including sympathy and perceptiveness. She began writing stories and poems, and contributed her works to “The youth’s companion”, a New England religious periodical. In 1838 she opened a small girls’ school in her home and took up a Sabbath-school class as well. Two years later, she moved to Richmond, VA, to be a department head at a girls’ boarding school. In 1845 she married George Lewis Prentiss, a brothe… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Quiero Jesús mi rey
English Title: More love to Thee, O Christ
Author: Elizabeth Prentiss
Translator: Anonymous
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain



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Culto Cristiano #252

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El Himnario para el uso de las Iglesias Evangelicas de Habla Espanola en Todo el Mundo #225

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