382. Breathe on Me, Breath of God (Souffle du Dieu vivant)

1 Breathe on me, breath of God,
fill me with life anew,
that I may love what thou dost love,
and do what thou wouldst do.

2 Breathe on me, breath of God,
until my heart is pure,
until my will is one with thine,
to do and to endure.

3 Breathe on me, Breath of God,
till I am wholly thine,
until this earthly part of me
glows with thy fire divine.

4 Breathe on me, Breath of God,
so shall I never die;
but live with thee the perfect life
of thine eternity.

Text Information
First Line: Breathe on me, Breath of God
Title: Breathe on Me, Breath of God (Souffle du Dieu vivant)
Author: Edwin Hatch (1878)
Translator (into French): Suzanne Bidgrain (1937)
Publication Date: 1996
Meter: 6 6 8 6
Topic: Holy Spirit: Praise and Invocation; Christian Experience; Christian Perfecction (31 more...)
Language: English
Tune Information
Name: TRENTHAM
Composer: Robert Jackson (1888)
Meter: 6 6 8 6
Key: F Major



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