Ven, Espíritu de Dios

Translator: Alberto Merubia

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Author: Daniel Iverson

Daniel Iverson (b. Brunswick, GA, 1890; d. Asheville, NC, 1977) wrote the first stanza and tune of this hymn after hearing a sermon on the Holy Spirit during an evangelism crusade by the George Stephans Evangelistic Team in Orlando, Florida, 1926. The hymn was sung at the crusade and then printed in leaflets for use at other services. Published anonymously in Robert H. Coleman's Revival Songs (1929) with alterations in the tune, this short hymn gained much popularity by the middle of the century. Since the 1960s it has again been properly credited to Iverson. Iverson studied at the University of Georgia, Moody Bible Institute, Columbia Theological Seminary, and the University of South Carolina. Ordained in the Presbyterian Church in 1914… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ven, Espíritu de Dios
Author: Daniel Iverson (1926)
Translator: Alberto Merubia
Language: Spanish
Copyright: © 1935, 1963; trad. © 1996 Birdwing Music (admin. por EMI Christian Music Publishing)

Tune

IVERSON

IVERSON is a simple chorus; its original melody line was altered in 1929 (see above). Southern Baptist leader Baylus B. McKinney wrote the harmony, which was published in his Songs of Victory (1937). Sing in harmony unaccompanied or accompany with organ or guitars. When used as a frame around prayer…

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