Open the Windows of Heaven

Lord, send thy Spirit down, Like a refreshing shower

Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Tune: [Lord, send Thy Spirit down]
Published in 4 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Lord, send Thy Spirit down,
Like a refreshing show’r;
And let its influence be felt
With pentecostal pow’r.

Open the windows of heaven, O Lord,
Send a refreshing show’r;
Quicken each drooping, famishing soul,
Show forth Thy wonderful pow’r.

2 Within Thy vineyard here,
The Spirit dearth is great;
Lord, for a fresh baptismal show’r
We humbly pray and wait. [Chorus]

3 Revive Thy work once more,
As in the days of old,
When “near three thousand precious souls”
Were added to the fold. [Chorus]

4 We have together met,
In Thy most holy name;
Thy promise, “To be with and bless,”
We rightfully can claim. [Chorus]

Source: Gold Tried in the Fire: suitable for church, Sunday school, revival meetings, missionary and rescue work #79

Author: Charles Edward Pollock

Charles Edward Pollock USA 1853-1928. Born at Newcastle, PA, he moved to Jefferson City, MO, when age 17. He was a cane maker for C W Allen. He also worked 20 years for the MO Pacific Railroad, as a depot clerk and later as Assistant Roadmaster. He was a musician and prolific songwriter, composing 5000+ songs, mostly used in Sunday school settings and church settings. He took little remuneration for his compositions, preferring they be freely used. He produced three songbooks: “Praises”, “Beauty of praise”, and “Waves of melody”. In 1886 he married Martha (Mattie) Jane Harris, and they had three children: Robert, Edward, and a daughter. He died in Merriam, KS. John Perry… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Lord, send thy Spirit down, Like a refreshing shower
Title: Open the Windows of Heaven
Author: Charles Edward Pollock
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Open the windows of heaven, O Lord
Publication Date: 1904
Copyright: Public Domain



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Gold Tried in the Fire #79

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