404. Lord God, the Spirit blest

1 Lord God, the Spirit blest,
in this accepted hour,
as on the day of Pentecost,
descend with all your power;
we meet with one accord
in this your holy 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 every mind,
one soul, one feeling breathe:
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 lustre shining more and more
towards the perfect day:
Spirit of truth! alone
in life and death our guide;
come, Spirit of adoption! now
may we be sanctified.

Text Information
First Line: Lord God, the Spirit blest
Author: James Montgomery, 1771-1854 (alt.)
Meter: 66.86
Language: English
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Anniversary of a Church; Baptism; Commissioning Service (10 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: William Amps, 1824-1910
Meter: 66.86
Key: D Major

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