Come, O come, thou blessed Spirit

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1 Come, O come, Thou blessed Spirit
Guide me in the paths of right;
Just and holy make me ever,
Shine around me with Thy light.

Refrain:
Shine around me, Holy Spirit,
Shine, O blessed Light;
Shine around me, Holy Spirit,
Make my pathway ever bright.

2 Make me faithful in Thy service,
Leading, by some winning word,
Souls that far from Thee have wandered,
To the highway of the Lord. [Refrain]

3 Help me labor on with patience,
Let my life reflect Thy light;
Till my journey here is ended,
And my faith is lost in sight. [Refrain]

Source: Sacred Songs No. 2 #8

Author: Anzentia Igene Perry Chapman

Anzentia Igene (Angie) Perry Chapman, 1849-1889. Born near Lansing, MI, Angie was the wife of Free Methodist minister, Edwin W. Chapman. They had three children. She helped on his evangelism tours and rural preaching circuits. They worked in Sparta, MI, and helped found the first Free Methodist church in Grand Rapids, MI. She also wrote hymn lyrics. In 1888 they followed an evangelistic tour of Kansas, and them moved to Isabella County, MI. She died in Mt. Pleasant, MI. John Perry  Go to person page >

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First Line: Come, O come, thou blessed Spirit
Author: Anzentia Igene Perry Chapman
Refrain First Line: Shine around me, Holy Spirit
Copyright: Public Domain

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Sacred Songs No. 2 #8

Sacred Songs No. 2 (words ed.) #d34

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