Composer: Jorge Lockward; Composer: Raquel Mora Martínez
Published in 8 hymnals

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Composer: Jorge Lockward

Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Jorge Lockward currently lives in New York City where he works as Director of the Global Praise Program of the General Board of Global Ministries, The United Methodist Church, and lectures on worship at Union Theological Seminary. Jorge was a committee member of the Spanish Language United Methodist Hymnal, Mil Voces para Celebrar and has served as consultant on other denominational hymnals. He is the editor of Regocíjate y Canta (1995), a collection of Latino worship choruses, Tenemos Esperanza (2001) a trilingual (Spanish, Portuguese, English) songbook and recording, assistant editor of Global Praise 3: More Songs for Worship and Witness (2004) and co-editor of For Everyone Born: Global Songs fo… Go to person page >

Composer: Raquel Mora Martínez

Raquel Martinez (b. January 17, 1940) is a well-known composer and arranger of Hispanic songs and hymns. She has degrees from the University of Texas at El Paso and Perkins School of Theology and the School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University. She served as editor of the official United Methodist hymnal, Mil Voces Para Celebrar (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1996). Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Jorge Lockward
Composer: Raquel Mora Martínez
Copyright: © 1996, Abingdon Press (admin. The Copyright Co.). All rights reserved. International copyright secured. Used by permission.


Perdón, Señor (Forgive Us, Lord)

Spanish English
Estribillo Refrain
Todos All
Perdón, Señor. Forgive us, Lord.
Soloista Solo or choir

Por tantas injusticias, . . . For all the world’s injustice, . . .
Por tanta indiferencia, . . . For all of our indifference, . . .

Estamos en prisiones, . . . We’re shackled by our habits, . . .
Esclavos del pecado, . . . We’re chained to disobedience, . . .

Al perdonar a otros, . . . As we forgive each other, . . .
De acuerdo a tu promesa, . . .According to your promise, . . .

Libera hoy tu pueblo, . . . Deliver us from evil, . . .
Que pueda hoy servirte, . . . For joyful service free us, . . .

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Perdón, Señor

Forgive Us, Lord (Perdón, Señor)


Instances (1 - 8 of 8)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #219

Text InfoAudio

Glory to God #431

Lift Up Your Hearts #642

Mil Voces para Celebrar #219

Sing the Faith #2134

Sing With Me #154


Sing! A New Creation #59

The Faith We Sing #2134

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