Come Holy Ghost, in us arise

Come Holy Ghost, in us arise

Author: Thomas H. Gill
Tune: BRISTOL (Ravenscroft)
Published in 4 hymnals

Author: Thomas H. Gill

Gill, Thomas Hornblower, was born at Bristol Road, Birmingham, Feb. 10th, 1819. His parents belonged to English Presbyterian families which, like many others, had become Unitarian in their doctrine. He was educated at King Edward's Grammar School under Dr. Jeune, afterwards Bishop of Peterborough. He left the school in 1838, and would have proceeded to the University of Oxford, but was prevented by his hereditary Unitarianism (long since given up), which forbade subscription to the Articles of the Church of England then necessary for entrance to the University. This constrained him to lead the life of an isolated student, in which he gave himself chiefly to historical and theological subjects. Hence his life has been singularly devoid of ou… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come Holy Ghost, in us arise
Author: Thomas H. Gill
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Book of Praise #279

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d132

The Service of Song for Baptist Churches #d77

The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d60

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