152. Oh, Let Thy Spirit With Us Tarry

1 O let Thy spirit with us tarry,
Lord Jesus, this we ask of Thee.
These little ones to Thee we carry:
Baptize them that thine own they be.

2 We name them after Thee, though humble;
Oh,let them in Thy name arise;
Nor let them fall if they should stumble,
But run their course and gain the prize.

3 If long the course, O Lord, uphold them,
Thy hoary servant bear in mind;
If short, oh, may Thy love enfold them,
That in Thine arms they rest may find.

4 Deep in their hearts thy nae be planted,
And write their name in Thy right hand,
That they in weal and woe be granted
Thy Spirit, all to understand.

5 The angels sing when babes are sleeping;
May still they sing when death draws near.
Both cross and crown are in Thy keeping;
Lead Thou us on, we have no fear.

Text Information
First Line: Oh, let Thy Spirit with us tarry
Title: Oh, Let Thy Spirit With Us Tarry
Author: N. F. S. Grundtvig
Publication Date: 1927
Meter: 9, 8, 9, 8.
Topic: Baptism
Language: English
Notes: Danish first line: O, lad din Aand nu med os vaere; Translator: S. D. Rodholm
Tune Information
Name: [Oh, let Thy Spirit with us tarry]
Composer: H. Rung
Meter: 9, 8, 9, 8.
Key: F Major

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