Transfórmame, Espíritu

Representative Text

1 Transfórmame, Espíritu de Dios;
líbrame de la ambición carnal;
Renueva tú mi débil corazón,
y haz que te ame como debo amar.

2 No pido sueños, celestial visión,
ni roto el velo del misterio ver,
Ni querubines, ni eternal mansión;
sólo que limpies, oh Señor, mi ser.

3 Hazme sensible a tu dirección;
quiero vencer el mal con decisión;
Calla la duda, la murmuración;
dame constancia en la oración.

4 Quiero amarte, oh Señor, mi Dios;
mi mente, alma y corazón te doy;
veo la cruz do Cristo padeció,
y me consagro a tu servicio hoy.

Source: Celebremos Su Gloria #260

Translator (es. 3-4): Pablo Sywulka B.

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Author: George Croly

Croly, George, LL.D., born in Dublin, Aug. 17, 1780, and educated at the Dublin University (M.A. 1804, LL.D. 1831). After taking Holy Orders, he laboured in Ireland till about 1810, when he took up his residence in London, and devoted himself to literature. In 1835 he succeeded to the united benefices of St. Stephen's, Walbrook, and St. Benet Sherehog, retaining the same till his death, which occurred suddenly in the public street, Holborn, Nov. 24, 1860. His prose publications, in addition to contributions to Blackwood's Magazine, were numerous, and dealt with biographical, historical, and scriptural subjects. His hymns were given in his— Psalms and Hymns for Public Worship. Written and compiled by the Rev. George Croly, LL.D. London… Go to person page >

Translator (es. 1-2): Efraín Martínez

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Text Information

First Line: Transfórmame, Espíritu de Dios
Title: Transfórmame, Espíritu
English Title: Spirit of God, descend upon my heart
Author: George Croly (1854)
Translator (es. 1-2): Efraín Martínez (alt.)
Translator (es. 3-4): Pablo Sywulka B.
Meter: 10.10.10.10
Language: Spanish
Copyright: Public Domain

Tune

MORECAMBE

MORECAMBE was composed in 1870 by Frederick C. Atkinson (b. Norwich, England, 1841; d. East Dereham, England, 1896) as a setting for Henry Lyte's "Abide with Me" (442). It was first published in G. S. Barrett and E.J. Hopkins's Congregational Church Hymnal (1887). The tune is named for a coastal tow…

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