Holy Spirit from Above

Holy Spirit from above, fill our hearts

Author: Horatius R. Palmer
Tune: [Holy Spirit from above] (Palmer)
Published in 16 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Holy Spirit from above,
Fill our hearts with thy pure love;
O inspire us with thy zeal;
May each soul thy presence feel.

Refrain:
Holy Spirit from thy throne above,
Fill us with the Saviour’s dying love;
Now descend upon us, Heav’nly Dove;
Come, thou blessed Comforter.

2 Take our sinful thoughts away;
Lead, O lead us lest we stray;
Holy Spirit, faithful Guide,
May each soul in thee abide. [Refrain]

3 With the altar’s sacred fire,
Touch our lips, our hearts inspire;
O illume us by thy grace;
In each soul thy image trace. [Refrain]

4 Blessed source of heav’nly light,
Now disperse the gloom of night;
In our hearts forever shine;
Fill each soul with joy divine. [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song #100

Author: Horatius R. Palmer

Palmer, Horatio Richmond, MUS. DOC, was born April 26, 1834. He is the author of several works on the theory of music; and the editor of some musical editions of hymnbooks. To the latter he contributed numerous tunes, some of which have attained to great popularity, and 5 of which are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs and Solos, London, 1881. His publications include Songs of Love for the Bible School; and Book of Anthems, the combined sale of which has exceeded one million copies. As a hymnwriter he is known by his "Yield not to temptation," which was written in 1868, and published in the National Sunday School Teachers' Magazine, from which it passed, with music by the author, into his Songs of Love, &c, 1874, and other collections. In A… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Holy Spirit from above, fill our hearts
Title: Holy Spirit from Above
Author: Horatius R. Palmer
Refrain First Line: Holy Spirit from Thy throne above

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 16 of 16)
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Celestial Showers No. 1, a collection of gospel songs used in Rev. I. Toliver's Meetings #80

Conquest Hymns, New and Old for all Services #d67

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Hymns for His Praise #130

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Life-Time Hymns #265

Sacred Songking, a New Song Book for Revivals #d66

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Songs of Love and Praise No. 5: for use in meetings for Christian worship or work #68

Songs of Praise, Number One ... for the General Assembly's Committee on Evangelistic Work #d42

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The Finest of the Wheat No. 3 #173

The Gospel Choir No. 2 #d32

The Junior Hymnal #d41

The New Era of Song #d51

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The Old Story in Song #100

White Wings of Peace, No. 2 #d14

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