543. O Breath of Life

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 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.

3 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.

Text Information
First Line: O Breath of Life, come sweeping through us
Title: O Breath of Life
Author: Bessie Porter Head (1920)
Meter: 98.98
Language: English
Publication Date: 1989
Scripture: ;
Topic: The Nature of the Church: Born of the Spirit; Church: Anniversaries; The Power of the Holy Spirit: In Praise of the Holy Spirit (2 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: David Ashley White (1987)
Meter: 98.98
Key: D Major
Copyright: Music © 1989 The United Methodist Publishing House

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