287. Gracious Spirit, Heed Our Pleading

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Text Information
First Line: Gracious Spirit, heed our pleading
Title: Gracious Spirit, Heed Our Pleading
Author: Wilson Niwagila (1965)
Translator: Howard S. Olson (1968)
Refrain First Line: Come, come, come, Holy Spirit, come (Njoo, njoo, njoo, Roho mwema)
Meter: CM with refrain
Language: English; Swahili
Publication Date: 2013
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Assurance; Christian Life; Grace (5 more...)
Copyright: © Lutheran Theological College, Makumira (admin. Augsburg Fortress)
Tune Information
Name: NJOO KWETU, ROHO MWEMA
Composer: Wilson Niwagila (1965)
Arranger: Egil Hovland (1993)
Meter: CM with refrain
Key: G Major
Copyright: © Lutheran Theological College, Makumira (admin. Augsburg Fortress); Arr. © Egil Hovland


Text Information:

Originally written for the uniting of the Lutheran churches in Tanzania, this prayerful hymn touches on the need of the whole church at all times for the Holy Spirit’s guidance and blessing. When appropriate, the refrain can effectively be used alone as a prayer response.


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