595. O Breath of Life, come sweeping through us

1 O Breath of Life, come sweeping through us,
revive your Church with life and power;
O Breath of Life, come, cleanse, renew us,
and fit your Church to meet this hour.

2 O Wind of God, come bend us, break us,
till humbly we confess our need;
then in your tenderness remake us,
revive, restore; for this we plead.

3 O Breath of Love, come breathe within us,
renewing thought and will and heart;
come, Love of Christ, afresh to win us,
revive your Church in every part.

4 Revive us, Lord! is zeal abating
while harvest fields are vast and white?
Revive us, Lord, the world is waiting,
equip your Church to spread the light.

Text Information
First Line: O Breath of Life, come sweeping through us
Author: Elizabeth Ann Head (1850-1936)
Publication Date: 2005
Meter: 98 98
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Topic: The Holy Spirit: The Coming of the Spirit; Christian Year: Pentecost; Holy Spirit: name and images for (2 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Composer: George Gilbert Stocks (1877-1960)
Meter: 98 98
Key: E♭ Major
Copyright: © The Governors of Repton School

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