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377. Holy Spirit, Hear Us

1 Holy Spirit, hear us;
help us while we sing;
breathe into the music
of the praise we bring.

2 Holy Spirit, shine now
on the book we read;
light its holy pages
with the truth we need.

3 Holy Spirit, prompt us
when we bow to pray;
speak within and teach us
what we ought to say.

4 Holy Spirit, help us
daily by your might,
what is wrong to conquer,
and to choose the right.

Text Information
First Line: Holy Spirit, hear us
Title: Holy Spirit, Hear Us
Author: William Henry Parker (1880, alt.)
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 6 5 6 5
Topic: Holy Spirit: Praise and Invocation; Bible; Choice, Decision (8 more...)
Tune Information
Composer: James Frederick Swift (1881)
Meter: 6 5 6 5
Key: G Major

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