Holy Spirit bless me now

Holy Spirit bless me now

Author: Marian Wendell Hubbard
Tune: [Holy Spirit, bless me now]
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1 Holy Spirit, bless me now!
At thy feet I humbly bow;
Look upon my bitter pain,
Cleanse my soul from ev’ry stain.

Refrain:
Holy Spirit, come, oh, come,
Make in every heart thy home;
Ever stay enthroned within,
Break the power of canceled sin.

2 Whiter than the driven snow,
Pure as is the lily’s glow;
May my heart thy temple be
Consecrated, Lord, to thee. [Refrain]

3 Let thy will in me be done,
May thy will and mine be one;
Lost in Christ, oh, reign alone,
Make a sinners heart thy throne. [Refrain]

4 Now I made thy ways my choice,
Let me hear thy gentle voice;
Shed abroad the peace divine,
Bind my heart in love to thine. [Refrain]

5 Cleanse, oh, cleanse my sin-sick soul,
Speak the word, and make me whole;
From the altar send the fire,
Lord, with love my soul inspire. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Love and Praise No. 4 #83

Author: Marian Wendell 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 >

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Author: Marian Wendell Hubbard

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