Jesucristo Descendió

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1 Jesucristo descendió
De los cielos a Belén;
Nuestra paz allí nació,
Nuestra dicha, luz y bien.

2 Ha nacido en el mesón
El ungido celestial,
En humilde condición,
Hecho mísero mortal.

3 Por venir a padecer
A los ángeles dejó,
Y nacido de mujer,
Con los hombres habitó.

4 Himnos mil a Dios cantad
Por Jesús, el Salvador,
Alabando su bonda;
Sí, cantad su gran amor.

Source: Culto Cristiano #20

Author: Pedro Castro

Pedro Castro Iriarte was converted to Christianity while he was a young man working for a printing company in Madrid. He then served as a pastor, organizing churches in Valladolid and Madrid. He was also a prolific writer of prose, poetry, and children's stories. He also translated many hymns. Dianne Shapiro from Celebremos su Gloria (Colombia/Illinois: Libros Alianza/Celebration), 1992 Go to person page >

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First Line: Jesucristo descendió De los cielos a Belén
Title: Jesucristo Descendió
Author: Pedro Castro
Meter: 7.7.7.7
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

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