All the guilty past is washed away

All the guilty past is washed away

Author: Richard Slater
Published in 2 hymnals

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1 All the guilty past is washed away,
From its penalty I’m free;
Holy Spirit, now thy might display,
Lead me on to full salvation.

Refrain:
Holy Spirit, come, O come,
Let thy work in me be clone!
All that hinders shall be thrown aside;
Make me fit to be thy dwelling.

2 Come, O Spirit, come to sanctify
All my body, mind and will;
Come, O come, and self now crucify,
Let me henceforth be like Jesus.

3 Make me, Holy Spirit, strong to fight
For the Lord who died for me;
Help me point the lost to Calvary’s height
Where for sinners there is mercy.

4 Perfect joy and perfect peace are mine
For my plea is heard by thee;
Thou art filling me with grace divine,
Fitted now for thy indwelling.


Source: The Song Book of the Salvation Army #188

Author: Richard Slater

Library of Congress name authority Sources: found: The musical Salvationist, 2011: t.p. (Richard Slater; 1854-1939) p. 32, etc. (b. June 7, 1854 in Clerkenwell; worked in the Salvation Army's Musical Dept. from 1883 until his retirement in 1913; was the principal Salvationist composer, arranger and musical editor of the period; awarded the Order of the Founder, the highest honour bestowed to Salvationists, in 1923; d. Dec. 7, 1939) Go to person page >

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First Line: All the guilty past is washed away
Author: Richard Slater
Refrain First Line: Holy Spirit, come, O come

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The Song Book of the Salvation Army #188

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