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Holy one, the infinite

Holy one, the infinite

Author: George Rawson
Tune: PARACLETE (Burnap)
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 Holy One, the Infinite,
Come to our poor nature’s night,
With Thy blessed inward light,
Comforter Divine.

2 We are sinful—cleanse us, Lord,
Sick and faint—Thy strength afford,
Lost,—until by Thee restored,
Comforter Divine.

3 Like the dew Thy peace distil;
Guide, subdue our wayward will,
Things of Christ unfolding still,
Comforter Divine.

4 Search for us the depths of God;
Upwards by the starry road,
Bear us to Thy high abode,
Comforter Divine.

Source: Hymns for Today: for Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies, The Church, The Home, Community Welfare Associations, and Patriotic Meetings #60

Author: George Rawson

Born: June 5, 1807, Leeds, England. Died: March 25, 1889, Clifton, England. Buried: Arno’s Vale Cemetery, Bristol, England. Pseudonym: A Leeds Layman. Rawson, George, was born June 5, 1807, at Leeds, in which town he practised for many years as a solicitor. In 1853 he assisted the Congregational ministers of Leeds in the compilation of Psalms, Hymns, and Passages of Scripture for Christian Worship, a volume commonly known as the Leeds Hymn-book. Mr. Rawson was a member of the Congregational body. In 1858 he also assisted Rev. Dr. Green and other Baptist ministers in the preparation of Psalms and Hymns for the use of the Baptist Denomination. A number of Mr. Rawson's own compositions first appeared in this and in the Leeds Hymn-boo… Go to person page >

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First Line: Holy one, the infinite
Author: George Rawson
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Hymns for Today #60

Hymns of the United Church #d146

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Hymns of the United Church #78

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The Century Hymnal #93

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