¿Soy yo soldado de Jesús?

Representative Text

1 ¿Soy yo soldado de Jesús
y siervo del Señor?
No temeré llevar su cruz,
sufriendo por su amor.

Coro:
Después de la batalla nos coronará,
Dios nos coronará, Dios nos coronará;
Después de la batalla nos coronará
en aquella santa Sion.

2 Lucharon otros por la fe;
valiente anhelo ser.
Por mi Señor yo pelearé,
confiando en su poder [Coro]

3 Es menester que sea fiel,
que nunca vuelva atrás,
Que siga siempre en pos de él,
y me guiará en paz. [Coro]


Source: Celebremos Su Gloria #538

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 >

Translator: Enrique Turrall

Enrique S. Turrall worked in Spain. He saw a need for hymns that expressed life's emotional experiences. He wrote and translated hymns for funerals, weddings and other special occasions. Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992 Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: ¿Soy yo soldado de Jesús Y siervo del Señor?
Title: ¿Soy yo soldado de Jesús?
English Title: Am I a Soldier of the Cross?
Author: Isaac Watts
Translator: Enrique Turrall
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Tr. © Enrique Turrall

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