Holy Ghost! my Comforter!Translator (from German): Catherine Winkworth (1855)
Tune: ST. PHILIP (Monk)
Published in 19 hymnals
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1 Holy Ghost! my comforter!
Now from highest heaven appear,
Shed Thy gracious radiance here.
2 Come to them who suffer dearth,
With Thy gifts of priceless worth,
Lighten all who dwell on earth.
3 Thou the heart's most precious guest,
Thou, of comforters the best,
Give to us, the o'er-laden, rest!
4 Come! in Thee our toll is sweet,
Shelter from the noonday heat,
From whom sorrow flieth fleet
5 Blessed Sun of grace! o'er al
Faithful hearts who on Thee call
Let Thy light and solace fall.
6 What without Thy aid is wrought,
Skillful deed or wisest thought,
God will count but vain and naught.
7 Cleanse us, Lord, from sinful stain,
O'er the parchéd heart, O rain!
Heal the wounded of its pain.
8 Bend the stubborn will to Thine,
Melt the cold with fire divine,
Erring hearts aright incline.
9 Grant us, Lord, who cry to Thee,
Steadfast in the faith to be,
Give Thy gifts of charity.
10 May we live in holiness,
And in death find happiness,
And abide with Thee in bliss!
Source: The Lutheran Hymnary #378
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