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375. Lord God, the Holy Ghost

1 Lord God, the Holy Ghost,
in this accepted hour,
as on the day of Pentecost,
descend with all thy power.

2 We meet with one accord
in our appointed place,
and wait the promise of our Lord,
the Spirit of all grace.

3 Like mighty rushing wind
upon the waves beneath,
move with one impulse, ev'ry mind,
one soul, one feeling breathe.

4 The young, the old inspire
with wisdom from above;
and give us hearts and tongues of fire
to pray and praise and love.

5 Spirit of light, explore
and chase our gloom away,
with luster shining more and more
unto the perfect day.

6 Spirit of truth, be thou
in life or death our guide;
O Spirit of adoption, now
may we be sanctified.

Text Information
First Line: Lord God the Holy Ghost
Title: Lord God, the Holy Ghost
Author: James Montgomery (1819, 1825)
Publication Date: 1985
Meter: SM
Scripture: Proverbs 4:18; Acts 2:1-3; Romans 8:15
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: CAMBERWELL (Wesley)
Composer (melody): Anonymous
Arranger: Samuel S. Wesley (1872; alt.)
Meter: SM
Key: A♭ Major



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