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Come Holy Spirit, heavenly guest

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1 Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly guest,
And make thy mansion in my breast;
Dispel my doubts, my fears control,
And heal the anguish of my soul.

2 Thou God of love and peace divine,
O make thy light within me shine!
Forgive my sins, my guilt remove,
And send the tokens of thy love.

3 Come with thy healing from above,
Fill each and every heart with love;
O turn to flesh the flinty stone,
And let thy sovereign power be known!

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #141

Author: Ottiwell Heginbotham

Heginbothom, Ottiwell, born in 1744, and died in 1768, was for a short time the Minister of a Nonconformist congregation at Sudbury, Suffolk. The political and religious disputes which agitated the congregation, in the origin of which he had no part, and which resulted in a secession and the erection of another chapel, so preyed upon his mind, and affected his health, that his pastorate terminated with his death within three years of his appointment. His earliest hymn, "When sickness shakes the languid corse [frame]," was printed in the Christian Magazine, Feb. 1763. In 1791 the Rev. John Mead Ray communicated several of Heginbothom's hymns to the Protestant Magazine; and in the same year, these and others to the number of 25, were publishe… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come Holy Spirit, heavenly guest
Author: Ottiwell Heginbotham
Copyright: Public Domain



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The Jubilee Harp #24

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The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book #141

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