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O Comforter, Gentle and Tender

O comforter, gentle and tender

Author: Albert B. Simpson
Tune: [O Comforter, gentle and tender]
Published in 7 hymnals

Printable scores: PDF, MusicXML
Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1. O Comforter, gentle and tender,
O holy and heavenly Dove;
We’re yielding our hearts in surrender,
We’re waiting Thy fullness to prove.

Refrain
We’re waiting, we’re waiting
For Thee, O heavenly Dove;
We’re yielding our hearts to surrender,
We’re waiting Thy fullness to prove.

2. Come strong as the wind o’er the ocean,
Or soft as the breathing of morn,
Subduing our spirit’s commotion
And cheering when hearts are forlorn. [Refrain]

3. O come as the heart searching fire,
O come as the sin cleansing flood;
Consume us with holy desire,
And fill with the fullness of God. [Refrain]

4. Anoint us with gladness and healing;
Baptize us with pow’r from on high;
O come with Thy filling and sealing,
While low at Thy footstool we lie. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4752

Author: Albert B. Simpson

Albert B. Simpson was the founder of The Christian and Missionary Alliance. Dianne Shapiro Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O comforter, gentle and tender
Title: O Comforter, Gentle and Tender
Author: Albert B. Simpson
Language: English
Refrain First Line: We're waiting, we're waiting
Copyright: Public Domain

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The Cyber Hymnal #4752
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Instances

Instances (1 - 2 of 2)

Hymns of the Christian Life #142

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The Cyber Hymnal #4752

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