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410. Holy Spirit, ever dwelling

1 Holy Spirit, ever dwelling
in the holiest realms of light;
Holy Spirit, ever brooding
on a world of gloom and night;
Holy Spirit, ever raising
those of earth to thrones on high;
living, life-imparting Spirit,
you we praise and magnify.

2 Holy Spirit, ever living
as the church's very life;
Holy Spirit, ever striving
through her in a ceaseless strife;
Holy Spirit, ever forming
in the church the mind of Christ;
you we praise with endless worship,
for your gifts and fruits unpriced.

3 Holy Spirit, ever working
through the church's ministry;
quickening, strengthening, and absolving,
setting captive sinners free;
Holy Spirit, ever binding
age to age, and soul to soul,
in a fellowship unending,
you we worship and extol.

Text Information
First Line: Holy Spirit, ever dwelling
Author: Timothy Rees, 1874-1939
Meter: 87.87 D
Language: English
Publication Date: 1999
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: Christian Community; Church; Conflict (5 more...)
Copyright: Words by permission of Community of the Resurrection, UK
Notes: Now Public Domain
Tune Information
Name: WANGFORD
Composer: Derek Scott, 1921-
Arranger: Heather Moen-Boyd, 1953-
Meter: 87.87 D
Key: G Major
Copyright: Music by permission of Stainer & Bell Ltd.,London; Arrangement © H. Moen-Boyd



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