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Sweeping over the world

Like a rushing mighty wind Across the sea and land

Author: E. D. Elliott
Tune: [Like a “rushing mighty wind” across the sea and land]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Like a “rushing mighty wind” across the sea and land
Comes the pentecostal breeze obeying God’s command,
Nothing wrong nor sinful can its mighty strength withstand,
It is sweeping o’er the world!

Refrain:
It is sweeping o’er the world,
It is sweeping o’er the world,
With a swift, potential force,
It is speeding on its course,
It is sweeping o’er the world!

2 It is fanning ever brighter faith’s poor smouldering fire,
And the people far and near to holy lives aspire,
More of love to God the Father is the heart’s desire,
It is sweeping o’er the world! [Refrain]

3 It disperses clouds of doubt and rives them far away,
And the nations walk together in the Light today,
The redeemed of all the earth march on in strong array,
It is sweeping o’er the world! [Refrain]

4 Soul reviving currents speed across the land and sea
And the nations sing as one the anthem of the free,
From the distant islands come the sounds of jubilee,
It is sweeping o’er the world! [Refrain]

Source: The Old Story in Song Number Two #114

Author: E. D. Elliott

Early 20th Century  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Like a rushing mighty wind Across the sea and land
Title: Sweeping over the world
Author: E. D. Elliott
Refrain First Line: It is sweeping over the world

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 6 of 6)

Heart Praise #d108

Revive Us #d45

Songs of Praise and Power #d169

TextAudioPage Scan

The Old Story in Song Number Two #114

The Soul Winner. Rev. #d64

World Revival Hymns #d122

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