Santo Espíritu, Sé Mi Guía

Author: Mildred Cope

Effie Mildred (Mickey) Cope, wrote her song, "Holy Spirit be my Guide" - lyrics and music in 48 hours. Her drive for this song stemmed from the Sunday school superintendent asking her to become the teacher for teen girls at her church (Westside Church of the Nazarene, Indianapolis) She was the perfect example of "Nancy Nazarene". She felt a challenge by God to the point of conviction. After perfecting it, in her mind, she took it to church on Sunday morning (she was a Church Pianist) and presented it with her playing and singing it with all her heart and soul. It became a hit locally. (this was 1960) She later wanted to go to a music seminar in Ohio with Wiber Vidito, a song evangelist she often played for. The cost for it was $25.00… Go to person page >

Translator: Honorato T. Reza

Born: Oc­to­ber 27, 1912, Alahuixtlan, Guer­re­ro, Mex­i­co. Died: 2000, Kansas City. Reza’s ed­u­ca­tion be­gan at age six in the home of a Pro­test­ant pas­tor, and con­tin­ued in a board­ing school in Tel­o­lo­a­pan, and lat­er in Mex­i­co City. Re­za be­came a Chris­tian at age 11 af­ter hear­ing a sermon by Ruth Del­ga­do. He turned away from the faith as a teen, but was re­con­ciled in 1930. He grad­u­at­ed from the Bi­ble In­sti­tute in Mex­i­co Ci­ty in 1935, and took his first pas­tor­ate in Ma­tí­as Ro­me­ro, Oa­xa­ca. Reza en­rolled at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Pas­a­de­na, California, in 1937, re­ceived his ba­che­lor’s de­gree in 1939, and re­turned to Mex… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Santo Espíritu de amor
Title: Santo Espíritu, Sé Mi Guía
Author: Mildred Cope
Translator: Honorato T. Reza
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Santo Espíritu de amor
Publication Date: 1978
Copyright: Tr. © Copyright 1963 Lillenas Publishing Company, U.S.A.; Poema en castellano © Copyright 1970 Lillenas Publishing Company, U.S.A.


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