582. Holy Spirit, Ever Dwelling

1 Holy Spirit, ever dwelling in the holiest realms of light;
Holy Spirit, ever brooding o'er a world of gloom and night;
Holy Spirit, ever raising those of earth to thrones on high;
living, life-imparting Spirit;
you we praise and magnify.

2 Holy Spirit, ever living as the church's very life;
Holy Spirit, ever striving through us in a ceaseless strife;
Holy Spirit, ever forming in the church the mind of Christ:
you we praise with endless worship,
for your gifts and fruits unpriced.

3 Holy Spirit, ever working through the church's ministry;
quick'ning, strength'ning, and absolving, setting captive sinners free;
Holy Spirit, ever binding age to age and soul to soul
in communion never ending,
you we worship and extol.

Text Information
First Line: Holy Spirit, ever dwelling
Title: Holy Spirit, Ever Dwelling
Author: Timothy Rees, 1874-1939
Publication Date: 2006
Meter: 8 7 8 7 D
Topic: Adoration; Pentecost, Holy Spirit; Vocation, Ministry (1 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Arranger: Julius Röntgen, 1855-1932
Meter: 8 7 8 7 D
Key: G Major
Source: Oude en Nieuwe Hollandtse Boeren lities en Contradansen, 1710

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