Siente el alma puros goces

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1 Siente el alma puros goces,
Al oir
Repetir
Celestiales voces;
"¡La salud os ha venido!"
Oíd cantar
Entonar:
"¡Cristo ha nacido!"

2 Oíd la voz del tierno niño
Celestial.
al mortal
Dice con cariño:
"¡Los dolores deja, hermano,
A Miven,
Que tu bien
Todo está en mi mano!"

3 ¡Vamos llenos de contento,
Cin tardar
A admirar
El sin par portento!
A Él amemos, que nos ama;
Y su amor,
El fulgor
De su estrella aclama.


Source: Culto Cristiano #25

Author: Paul Gerhardt

Paul Gerhardt (b. Gräfenheinichen, Saxony, Germany, 1607; d. Lubben, Germany, 1676), famous author of Lutheran evangelical hymns, studied theology and hymnody at the University of Wittenberg and then was a tutor in Berlin, where he became friends with Johann Crüger. He served the Lutheran parish of Mittenwalde near Berlin (1651-1657) and the great St. Nicholas' Church in Berlin (1657-1666). Friederich William, the Calvinist elector, had issued an edict that forbade the various Protestant groups to fight each other. Although Gerhardt did not want strife between the churches, he refused to comply with the edict because he thought it opposed the Lutheran "Formula of Concord," which con­demned some Calvinist doctrines. Consequently, he was r… Go to person page >

Translator: Federico Fliedner

[Friedrich Ludwig Fliedner, Fritz Fliedner] Born: June 10, 1845, Kaiserswerth, Düsseldorf, Germany. Died: April 25, 1901, Madrid, Spain, of typhus. Buried: Civil cemetery, Madrid, Spain. Son of Theodor Fliedner, founder of the Kaiserswerth Deaconess Institute, Federico was educated at the Gymnasium in Gütersloh, studied theology at Halle (1864-46) and earned his PhD at Tübingen (1867). He served as a nurse in the Austro-Prussian war of 1866, and taught school for a year in rural Hilden. After ordination in 1870, he left Germany to be a missionary to Spain, settling in Madrid and becoming a chaplain at the German embassy. He learned Spanish, attended a Spanish high school, and studied medicine at the Universidad Central. Fliedn… Go to person page >

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First Line: Siente el alma puros goces
German Title: Fröhlich soll mein Herze springen
Author: Paul Gerhardt
Translator: Federico Fliedner
Meter: 8.3.3.6.8.3.3.6
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

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