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Open the Windows of Heaven

Come Holy Ghost, my spirit fill

Author: Henry B. Hartzler
Tune: [Come, Holy Ghost, my spirit fill]
Published in 5 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, Noteworthy Composer
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Come, Holy Ghost, my spirit fill,
Till every trembling chord
With love’s ecstatic music thrill,
In full and sweet accord!

Refrain:
Open the beautiful windows of Heav’n,
The best of Thy bountiful blessings send down;
Come, let the Spirit’s anointing be giv’n,
The faith of Thy people crown.

2 Thy will, O God, be done in me;
Attune my will to Thine,
That so my life a song may be
Of harmony divine. [Refrain]

3 Then shall my life make melody,
And testify to Thee,
Till other hearts enraptured be,
And Thy salvation see. [Refrain]

4 Come, Holy Ghost, come in! come in!
Possess my ransomed soul!
Forever dwell and reign within,
With love’s supreme control. [Refrain]


Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9764

Author: Henry B. Hartzler

Hartzler, Henry Burns. (York County, Pennsylvania, March 23, 1840--1920). Evangelical. Licensed 1869, pastor Trinity Church, York Penn., in 1873-1874; editor of The Messenger in 1870s and 1880s; taught Bible in Mt. Hermon school, Northfield, Massachusetts. Was associated with D.L. Moody. Went with the United Evangelical CHurch in the schism, was editor of its Evangel 1894-1902. Editor of and hymn-contributor to Evangelischer Gesangbuch and Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church. Bishop of that denomination 1902-1910. Most famous hymn was "Go and seek the lost and dying." --Ellen Jane Lorenz, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come Holy Ghost, my spirit fill
Title: Open the Windows of Heaven
Author: Henry B. Hartzler
Refrain First Line: Open the windows of heaven

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Media

The Cyber Hymnal #9764
  • PDF (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer Score (NWC)

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The Cyber Hymnal #9764

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