Enter In, O Holy Spirit!

Enter in, O Holy Spirit

Author: M. W. Hubbard
Tune: [Enter in, O Holy Spirit]
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1 Enter in, O Holy Spirit,
Take up thine abiding place;
Let me now through grace inherit,
All the riches of thy grace.

Blessed Spirit! Holy Spirit!
Come and claim thy right of way!
Blessed Spirit! Holy Spirit!
In my heart abide alway.

2 Take away all unbelieving,
From all sin and self set free;
Cleanse and purify thy temple,
Then O come and dwell in me. [Refrain]

3 May I be an emptied vessel,
Yet be full of love divine,
May my will and thoughts and actions
Be in sweet accord with thine. [Refrain]

4 I am waiting, all surrendered;
I am trusting in thy grace,
While I come with love and reverence,
Show me, Lord, thy smiling face. [Refrain]

5 Thou has promised grace and glory,
And, it is begun, I know,
For the spirit now bears witness
That the blood makes white as snow. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Praise and Salvation #115

Author: M. W. Hubbard

Marian Wendell Hubbard was sent to be educated in Pawtuckett, Rhode Island at the age of nine, after the death of her mother. At the age of eighteen she worked in Philadelphia as a proof reader. At this time she also wrote articles and poetry for publication. She wrote hymns for an Elgin, Illinois publisher. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Enter in, O Holy Spirit
Title: Enter In, O Holy Spirit!
Author: M. W. Hubbard
Refrain First Line: Blessed Spirit! Holy Spirit
Publication Date: 1903
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.


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