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286. Breathe on Me, Breath of God

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1 Breathe on me, Breath of God;
fill me with life anew,
that I may love what thou dost love,
and do what thou wouldst do.

2 Breathe on me, Breath of God,
until my heart is pure,
until with thee I will one will,
to do and to endure.

3 Breathe on me, Breath of God,
till I am wholly thine,
until this earthly part of me
glows with thy fire divine.

4 Breathe on me, Breath of God,
so shall I never die,
but live with thee the perfect life
of thine eternity.

Text Information
First Line: Breathe on me, Breath of God
Title: Breathe on Me, Breath of God
Author: Edwin Hatch (1878)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: SM
Scripture: Genesis 2:7; Job 33:4; Ezekiel 36:27; Ezekiel 37:9; John 3:5-7; John 11:26; John 17:26; John 20:22; Acts 19:1-7; Romans 8:9-11; 2 Corinthians 3:18; Galatians 5:22-25; 1 John 4:11-13
Topic: Eternal Life; Gift of the Holy Spirit; Living in Christ (3 more...)
Language: English
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Name: TRENTHAM
Composer: Robert Jackson (1888)
Meter: SM
Key: F Major


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In both Hebrew and Greek, the words for “spirit” can equally well be translated as “breath” or “wind,” so it is very appropriate to address the Holy Spirit as the “Breath of God.” This tune by an English organist has become the customary one in North American hymnals.


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