Rey soberano y Dios, Te ensalza nuestra voz

Representative Text

1 Rey soberano y Dios,
Te ensalza nuestra voz
En fiel loor;
Rey nuestro siempre sé,
Y haz que tu santa ley
a guarde fiel tu grey,
¡Oh Dios de amor!

2 ¡Oh Verbo celestial!
Tu espada sin igual
Da protección;
A tu obra cuidarás,
Y la protegerás;
Sobre ella mandarás
Tu santa unción.

3 Santo Consolador,
del alma inspirador,
Oye la voz
De nuestra petición,
Que eleva el corazón,
Pidiendo bendición
Del santo Dios.

4 ¡Oh santo y trino Dios!
Atiende a nuestra voz,
Prez u loor;
Haz que en la eternidad
Cantemos tu bondad,
Tu gloria y majestad
En santo amor.

Amén.



Source: Culto Cristiano #100

Translator: George Paul 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: Rey soberano y Dios, Te ensalza nuestra voz
English Title: Come, Thou almighty King
Translator: George Paul Simmonds
Meter: 6.6.4.6.6.6.4
Source: Colección de Whitefield.
Language: Spanish

Tune

ITALIAN HYMN

Felice de Giardini (b. Turin, Italy, 1716; d. Moscow, Russia, 1796) composed ITALIAN HYMN in three parts for this text at the request of Selina Shirley, the famous evangelically minded Countess of Huntingdon. Giardini was living in London at the time and contributed this tune and three others to Mar…

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Culto Cristiano #100

El Nuevo Himnario Popular (Edicion Revisada y Corregida) #302

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