Quench Not the Spirit

Quench not the spirit, turn not away

Author: Mary E. Servoss
Tune: [Quench not the spirit, Turn not away]
Published in 2 hymnals

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Representative Text

1 Quench not the Spirit,
Turn not away,
Tenderly, earnestly,
Pleads He today;
Yield not thy heart
Lest He depart,
And at thy later call
Answers thee nay.

Come, Holy Spirit,
Comforter, Friend,
Warn me from the paths of sin,
Help Thou me life’s race to win;
Guide to the end,
Guide to the end.

2 Comfort He bringeth,
Herald of peace,
While He directs thy way
Wand’rings shall cease;
Oh, may His power
Aid ev’ry hour,
From each besetting sin
Grant sweet release. [Refrain]

3 Quench not the Spirit,
Now He is near;
Heaven-sent Comforter,
My soul to cheer;
Close by thy side
Bid Him abide,
While He thy guest shall be
What shalt thou fear? [Refrain]

Source: The Helper in Sacred Song: for Sunday-schools, churches, and devotional services #104

Author: Mary E. Servoss

Servoss, M. E. Hymns by this writer are in I. D. Sankey's Sacred Songs & Solos, 1881. (1) “Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice" (Joy in the Redeemer); and (2) "When the storms of life are raging" (Refuge in God). Another, "'Tis Jesus when the burdened heart" (Jesus, the Sinner's Friend), is in the Sunday School Union Voice of Praise, 1887. Miss Servoss was born at Schenectady, near New York. --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)  Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Quench not the spirit, turn not away
Title: Quench Not the Spirit
Author: Mary E. Servoss
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Come Holy Spirit, comforter, friend
Copyright: Public Domain



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