237. 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 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!

3 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.

Text Information
First Line: O Breath of life, come sweeping through us
Author: Elizabeth A. P. Head (1850-1936)
Meter: 9 8 9 8
Publication Date: 1987
Topic: God, Spirit: Breath of Life; Pentecost: The Holy Spirit
Tune Information
Name: SPIRITUS VITAE
Composer: Mary Hammond (1878-1964)
Meter: 9 8 9 8
Key: D Major
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