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Fill us with thy Holy Spirit

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1 Fill us with thy Holy Spirit,
Let it dwell within our breast;
Let its blessed presence ever
Be out heart's abiding guest.

Fill us now with thy Spirit,
May it dwell within our heart;
May its blessed presence ever
Stay, and nevermore depart.

2 Fill us with thy Holy Spirit,
Cleanse us from each guilty stain;
For desires or thoughts unholy
Let no place within remain. [Chorus]

3 Fill us with thy Holy Spirit,
May we heed its tender voice;
Guided by its gentlest whisper,
Lord, thy will shall be our choice. [Chorus]

4 Fill us with thy Holy Spirit,
May its wondrous power divine
Change our inmost heart's affections,
Make us, Saviour, wholly thine. [Chorus]

Source: The Golden Sheaf: a collection of choice hymns and songs especially designed for Sunday schools, loyal worker's meetings, prayer and social services (Enl. ed.) #93

Author: Ella E. Miles

Miles, Ella Elizabeth. (Athol, Massachusetts, March 24, 1855--December 29, 1914, Holden, Mass.) Advent Christian. Daughter of W.W. Boyden and wife of James A. Miles, she began writing poems and hymns at the age of fifteen. Many of them appeared in early hymn books of her church. --Moses C. Crouse, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

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First Line: Fill us with thy Holy Spirit
Author: Ella E. Miles


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