O Holy Spirit be thou with us now

O Holy Spirit be thou with us now

Author: Mrs. S. K. Bourne
Tune: KETCHAM
Published in 2 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 O Holy Spirit be Thou with us now,—
Still hover o’er us while in pray’r we bow;
Pity our weakness, bid our struggles cease;
Come, Holy Spirit, come and give us peace!

2 O Holy Spirit, Comforter divine!
Make us Thy temples, in our actions shine;
Kindle within us holy, heav’nly love,
Rising in purest flame to God above.

3 Come, Holy Spirit, promise of our Lord!
Bring to remembrance all His gracious word;
Show us the truth, be Thou our heav’nly Guide,
And in our heart of hearts do Thou abide.

4 Spirit divine, O be our constant guest!
Then shall our souls with holy calm be blest;
Filled with Thy presence, cleansed from every sin,
Naught but our Saviour’s love can enter in.

Source: Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #22

Author: Mrs. S. K. Bourne

Susan Ketchum Bourne was the widow of the Rev. Shearjashub Bourne. She was largely identified with church and missionary work in the Congregational church of Manhattan, and was an active and charter member of Sorosis. She was perhaps best known to old New Yorkers as the chief founder and President of the Lydia F. Wadleigh Association. © The Cyber Hymnal™ (www.hymntime.com/tch) Go to person page >

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First Line: O Holy Spirit be thou with us now
Author: Mrs. S. K. Bourne

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Gloria Deo: a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for Public Worship in all Departments of the Church #22

The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #d443

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