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Come, dearest Lord, baptize us now

O give us, Lord, a Pentecost

Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Published in 3 hymnals

Full Text

1 Oh, give us, Lord, a pentecost,
This waiting throne inspire;
And, as thou did'st in times of old,
Baptize us all with fire.

Come, dearest Lord, baptize us now,
Now let us feel thy power:
Oh, consecrate us all thine own,
And seal us from this hour.

2 Oh, give us, Lord, a pentecost;
Our faith takes hold on thee,--
A faith that cannot be denied,
When thou art all its plea.

3 Oh, give us, Lord, a pentecost,
An unction from above.
A power that sweeps thro' every heart,
And fills it with thy love.

Source: The Welcome Voice: a collection of gospel hymns and songs #59

Author: Fanny J. Crosby

Pseudonymns: A.V., Mrs. A. E. Andrews, Mrs. E. A. Andrews, Mrs. E. L. Andrews, James L. Black, Henrietta E. Blair, Charles Bruce, Robert Bruce, Leah Carlton, Eleanor Craddock, Lyman G. Cuyler, D.H.W., Ella Dare, Ellen Dare, Mrs. Ellen Douglass, Lizzie Edwards. Miss Grace Elliot, Grace J. Frances, Victoria Frances, Jennie Garnett, Frank Gould, H. D. K., Frances Hope, Annie L. James, Martha J. Lankton [Langton], Grace Lindsey, Maud Marion, Sallie Martin, Wilson Meade, Alice Monteith, Martha C. Oliver, Mrs. N. D. Plume, Kate Smiley, Sallie Smith, J. L. Sterling, John Sterling, Julia Sterling, Ida Scott Taylor, Mary R. Tilden, Hope Tryaway, Carrie M. Wilson, W.H.D. Frances Jane Crosby, the daughter of John and Mercy Crosby, was born in Sout… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O give us, Lord, a Pentecost
Title: Come, dearest Lord, baptize us now
Author: Fanny J. Crosby
Refrain First Line: Come dearest Lord baptize us


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