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335. Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me

1 Gracious Spirit, dwell with me:
I myself would gracious be;
and with words that help and heal
would thy life in mine reveal;
and with actions bold and meek
would for Christ my Savior speak.

2 Truthful Spirit, dwell with me:
I myself would truthful be;
and with wisdom kind and clear
let Thy life in mine appear;
and with actions brotherly
speak my Lord’s sincerity.

3 Mighty Spirit, dwell with me:
I myself would mighty be;
mighty so as to prevail,
where unaided man must fail;
ever by a mighty hope,
pressing on and bearing up.

4 Holy Spirit, dwell with me:
I myself would holy be;
separate from sin, I would
choose and cherish all things good,
and whatever I can be
give to him who gave me thee!

Text Information
First Line: Gracious Spirit, dwell with me
Title: Gracious Spirit, Dwell with Me
Author: Thomas Toke Lynch (1855)
Publication Date: 1990
Scripture: Ezekiel 36:27; Galatians 5:16-25
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: REDHEAD 76
Composer: Richard Redhead (1853)
Key: E♭ Major

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