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Cleanse and Illume and Fill

O Holy Ghost arise, Thy temple fill

Author: Adoniram J. Gordon
Tune: [O holy Ghost! arise]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 O holy Ghost! arise,
Thy temple fill:
With cleansing fire baptize
My yielded will.

2 Breath from above, refine
My waiting heart:
Impulse and pow’r divine
To me impart.

3 Thou very Light of light,
Poured from on high,
Kindly with vision bright
Mine inward eye.

4 Cleanse, and illume, and fill—
It shall be so:
Then send me where Thou will,
And I will go.

Source: The Voice of Thanksgiving No. 2 #155

Author: Adoniram J. Gordon

Adoniram J. Gordon (b. New Hampton, NH, 1836; d. Boston, MA, 1895) was educated at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, and Newton Theological Seminary, Newton, Massachusetts. After being ordained in 1863, he served the Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, and the Clarendon Street Baptist Church, Boston. A close friend of Dwight L. Moody, he promoted evangelism and edited The Service of Song for Baptist Churches (1871) as well as The Vestry Hymn and Tune Book (1872). Both Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary are named after Gordon. Bert Polman… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: O Holy Ghost arise, Thy temple fill
Title: Cleanse and Illume and Fill
Author: Adoniram J. Gordon
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain



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