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El Aposento Alto

Representative Text

1 En un aposento alto,
con unánime fervor,
ciento veinte esperaban
la promesa del Señor.
Con estruendo de los cielos
descendió sublime voz;
todos fueron inspirados
del Espíritu de Dios.

2 Este gran poder antiguo
es de fiel celeste don;
prometido a los creyentes
de humilde corazón.
Dios está restituyendo
este gran Pentecostés,
y el Espíritu sus dones
nos reparte otra vez.

Source: El Himnario Presbiteriano #177

Translator: H. W. Cragin

Howard Whittemore Cragin, Pentecostal missionary in Peru. Dianne Shapiro Brother of J. Paul Cragin (Melodias Evangélicas: Nuevo Cantos y Coros de Despertamiento Cristiano, #181). Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: En un aposento alto
Title: El Aposento Alto
English Title: They were in an upper chamber
Translator: H. W. Cragin
Meter: with refrain
Language: Spanish
Refrain First Line: Dios manda tu gran poder
Copyright: Public Domain


[They were in an upper chamber]



Cyril V. Taylor (PHH 286) composed ABBOT'S LEIGH in May of 1941 when he was working for the Religious Broadcasting Department of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The BBC had received complaints about the use of AUSTRIA (tune for the Austrian national hymn) during this time of war, a tune…

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Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Cáliz de Bendiciones #159

Celebremos Su Gloria #255

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El Himnario #177

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El Himnario Presbiteriano #177


Libro de Liturgia y Cántico #369

Mil Voces para Celebrar #159

Include 10 pre-1979 instances
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