Holy Spirit, lamp of light

Holy Spirit, lamp of light

Author: George Rawson
Tune: SALISBURY (Barnes)
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 Holy Spirit, lamp of light,
Shine upon our nature's night;
Give thy blessed inward sight,
Comforter divine!

2 We are sinful; cleanse us, Lord:
We are faint; thy strength afford:
Lost, until by thee restored,
Comforter divine!

3 Like the dew, thy peace distill;
Guide, subdue our wayward will,
Things of Christ unfolding still,
Comforter divine!

4 In us "Abba Father," cry,
Earnest of our rest on high,
Hope of immortality,
Comforter divine!

5 Search for us the depths of God;
Bear us up the starry road
To the height of thine abode,
Comforter divine!

Source: The Seventh-Day Adventist Hymn and Tune Book: for use in divine worship #166

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 Spirit, lamp of light
Author: George Rawson
Copyright: Public Domain



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