Come, Holy Spirit, from on high; Baptizer of our spirits thou

Come, Holy Spirit, from on high; Baptizer of our spirits thou

Author: Charles Wesley
Published in 12 hymnals

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1 Come, Holy Spirit, from on high,
Baptizer of our spirits thou!
The sacramental seal apply,
And witness with the water now.

2 Exert thy energy divine,
And sprinkle the atoning blood;
May Father, Son, and Spirit join
To seal this child, a child of God.

Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #480

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, Holy Spirit, from on high; Baptizer of our spirits thou
Author: Charles Wesley

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Congregational Hymn and Tune Book; containing the Psalms and Hymns of the General Association of Connecticut, adapted to Suitable Tunes #175

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Hymnal and Liturgies of the Moravian Church #283

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Psalms and Hymns, for Christian Use and Worship #H542

Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #1051

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1051

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #1051

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Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #1051

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Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #1051

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Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #612

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The Liturgy and Hymns of the American Province of the Unitas Fratrum #626

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The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #480

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