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O Holy Ghost on this great day inspire

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1 O Holy Ghost, on this great day inspire
our souls, we pray, with pentecostal fire.
Lord, breathe upon us with your heav'nly wind,
that it refresh and purify our mind.

2 Kindle within us and preserve that fire,
which will with holy love our breast inspire,
and with an active zeal our soul inflame
to do your will and glorify your name.

3 Endow us richly with your gifts and grace
to fit us for the duties of our place;
so open now our lips, our hearts so raise,
that both our hearts and lips may give you praise.



Source: Moravian Book of Worship #377

Author: John Rawlett

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Text Information

First Line: O Holy Ghost on this great day inspire
Author: John Rawlett

Tune

LANGRAN

LANGRAN (also known as ST. AGNES) was composed by James Langran (b. London, England, 1835; d. London, 1909) and first published by Novello in a pamplet in 1861 as a setting for the hymn text "Abide with Me." Several other texts have also been set to the tune, which is one of Langran's best. Sing it…

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TOULON

TOULAN was originally an adaptation of the Genevan Psalter melody for Psalm 124 (124). In one melodic variant or another and with squared-off rhythms, the tune was used in English and Scottish psalters for various psalm texts. It was published in the United States in its four-line abridged form (cal…

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