Sagrado es el amor

Representative Text

1 Sagrado es el amor
que nos ha unido aquí,
a los que oímos del Señor
la voz que llama así.

2 A nuestro buen Jesús
rogamos con fervor;
que alúmbrenos la misma luz,
nos una el mismo amor.

3 Nos vamos a separar,
mas nuestra firme unión
jamás podrase quebrantar
por la separación.

4 Nos hemos de encontrar
en celestial reunión;
que nadie haya de faltar
en la eterna Sion.

Source: Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #532

Author: John Fawcett

An orphan at the age of twelve, John Fawcett (b. Lidget Green, Yorkshire, England, 1740; d. Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, 1817) became apprenticed to a tailor and was largely self-educated. He was converted by the preaching of George Whitefield at the age of sixteen and began preaching soon thereafter. In 1765 Fawcett was called to a small, poor, Baptist country church in Wainsgate, Yorkshire. Seven years later he received a call from the large and influential Carter's Lane Church in London, England. Fawcett accepted the call and preached his farewell sermon. The day of departure came, and his family's belongings were loaded on carts, but the distraught congregation begged him to stay. In Singers and Songs of the Church (1869), Josiah Miller te… Go to person page >

Translator: Anonymous

In some hymnals, the editors noted that a hymn's author is unknown to them, and so this artificial "person" entry is used to reflect that fact. Obviously, the hymns attributed to "Author Unknown" "Unknown" or "Anonymous" could have been written by many people over a span of many centuries. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Sagrado es el amor
English Title: Blessed Be the Tie that Binds
Author: John Fawcett
Translator: Anonymous
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

DENNIS (Nägeli)

Lowell Mason (PHH 96) arranged DENNIS and first published it in The Psaltery (1845), a hymnal he compiled with George. Webb (PHH 559). Mason attributed the tune to Johann G. Nageli (b. Wetzikon, near Zurich, Switzerland, 1773; d. Wetzikon, 1836) but included no source reference. Nageli presumably pu…

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Instances

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Cáliz de Bendiciones #347

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Celebremos Su Gloria #645

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El Himnario #220

El Himnario Presbiteriano #220

Text

Himnario Adventista del Séptimo Día #532

Himnos de la Iglesia #498

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Mil Voces para Celebrar #347

Praise y Adoración #103b

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