Holy Spirit, in my breast

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1 Holy Spirit, in my breast
Grant that lively faith may rest,
And subdue each rebel thought
To believe what Thou hast taught.

2 Faith, and hope, and charity,
Comforter, descend from Thee;
Thou th’anointing Spirit art
These Thy gifts to us impart;—

3 Till our faith be lost in sight,
Hope be swallowed in delight,
Love return to dwell with Thee,
In the three-fold Deity!

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #284

Author: Richard Mant

Mant, Richard D.D., son of the Rev. Richard Mant, Master of the Grammar School, Southampton, was born at Southampton, Feb. 12, 1776. He was educated at Winchester and Trinity, Oxford (B.A. 1797, M.A., 1799). At Oxford he won the Chancellor's prize for an English essay: was a Fellow of Oriel, and for some time College Tutor. On taking Holy Orders he was successively curate to his father, then of one or two other places, Vicar of Coggeshall, Essex, 1810; Domestic Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury, 1813, Rector of St. Botolph, Bishopsgate, London. 1816, and East Horsley, 1818, Bishop of Killaloe, 1820, of Down and Connor, 1823, and of Dromore, 1842. He was also Bampton Lecturer in 1811. He died Nov. 2, 1848. His prose works were numerou… Go to person page >

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Author: Richard Mant

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A Church of England Hymn Book: adapted to the daily services of the Church throughout the year #208
A Collection of Hymns: Supplementary to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts #107Page Scan
Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #284TextPage Scan
Hymns of the Church, Ancient and Modern: for the use of all who love to sing the praises of God in Christ, in the family, the school, or the church; with a discourse on music as a divine ordinance... #115Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #536Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #206Page Scan
The Baptist Praise Book #547Page Scan
The Book of Praise #d126
The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #d229
The New Children's Hymnal #d119
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #534Page Scan
The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book #d162



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