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By thy Holy Spirit's power

By thy Holy Spirit's power

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [By Thy Holy Spirit's power]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 By Thy Holy Spirit’s pow’r,
Lord, use me,
In Thy service hour by our,
Lord, use me,
Bending heart to do Thy will,
Glad Thy bidding to fulfill,
As at Pentecost, come still,
Lord, use me.

Lord, use me,
Lord, use me,
Showing forth Thy love divine,
Make me altogether Thine,
Lord, use me,
Lord, use me.

2 In fulfilling Thy commands,
Lord, use me,
Yielding heart and brain and hands,
Lord, use me,
By Thy gracious love possessed,
Use me in Thy service blest,
In this world to do my best,
Lord, use me. [Refrain]

3 All self-seeking take away,
Lord, use me,
Cleanse and keep me day by day,
Lord, use me,
As a reed Thy breezes blow,
Lift me up or lay me low,
Making heav’nly music go,
Lord, use me. [Refrain]

Source: New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #286

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: By thy Holy Spirit's power
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: Lord, use me, Lord, use me



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Christian Hymns and Songs #d18
New Songs of Praise and Power 1-2-3 Combined #286TextAudioPage Scan
The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 5 #d38
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