Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit, Teacher Thou!

Author: L. W. Munhall
Published in 13 hymnals

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1 Holy Spirit, Teacher Thou!
In humility we bow;
Come, perform Thine office now,
Teach me alway.

2 Comforter in deed Thou art,
Speak to ev'ry aching heart;
Let me never from Thee part,
Comfort alway.

2 Sent to be our Guide to-day,
Walking in the narrow way;
From it may we never stray,
Guide us alway.

4 Teacher, Comforter, and Guide,
Ever in our hearts abide;
And whatever may betide,
Help us alway.

Source: International Song Service: with Bright Gems from fifty authors, for Sunday-schools, gospel meetings, missionary and young people's societies, prayer-meetings, etc. #120

Author: L. W. Munhall

Leander Whitcomb Munhall MA DD USA 1843-1934. Born and raised in Zanesville, OH, he attended Chattanooga University, TN (MA), Taylor University, Upland, IN (DD), and the University of New Orleans, LA. During the Civil War he enlisted in Company C, 79th IN Volunteer Infantry. He was promoted to corporal, sergeant, color bearer, sergeant major, regimental adjunct, and adjutant general, and is said to have taken part in 33 battles. In 1871 he married Mary Emily Thomas, and they had five children: Adelaide, Earl, LeRoy, Ruth, and Elizabeth. He was an author, having written at least 16 books and one song book: ‘Redemption Songs’ (1889) with John Sweney, William Kirkpatrick and John Hood. His writings were religious, largely regarding… Go to person page >

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First Line: Holy Spirit, Teacher Thou!
Title: Holy Spirit
Author: L. W. Munhall
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Holy Spirit, teach us alway
Copyright: Public domain.

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