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Come, O Holy Spirit, While we meet for prayer

Come, O Holy Spirit, While we meet for prayer

Author: Fanny Crosby
Tune: [Come, O Holy Spirit]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Full Text

1 Come, O Holy Spirit,
While we meet for prayer,
Breathe thy life within us,—
Banish ev’ry care.

Come, Spirit, Come,
Fill us now, we pray;
Shed thy beams around us,—
Beams of perfect day.

2 Come, O Holy Spirit,
Gifts of grace impart,
Comfort ev’ry mourner,—
Bin d each broken heart. [Refrain]

3 Some perhaps have wandered
From the path of right;
Blessed Holy spirit,
Bring them home tonight. [Refrain]

4 Come, O Holy Spirit,
From our Saviour’s throne;
With the blood he offered
Seal us all his own. [Refrain]

Source: Joyful Sound: a collection of new hymns and music with familiar selections #26

Author: Fanny Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, O Holy Spirit, While we meet for prayer
Author: Fanny Crosby
Refrain First Line: Come, Spirit, come, fill us now