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Spirit, Falling Like A Dove

Full Text

Spirit falling like a dove,
claim me for the Son of Love,
call me through God's living Word,
by the name of Christ my Lord.

Water flowing over me,
cleanse, refresh, and set me free,
free to hear God's living Word,
free to follow Christ my Lord.

Spirit, breathe new life in me,
fill my heart that I may be
faithful to God's living Word,
friend of Jesus Christ my Lord.

Spirit, with your fire divine,
seal me with your sacred sign,
mark me with God's living Word,
make me one with Christ my Lord.

Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn

Mary Nelson Keithahn, a United Church of Christ minister and church education specialist, works out of her home in Rapid City, South Dakota as a curriculum writer-editor, journalist, and lyricist for musical dramas and anthems. She has also written over eighty hymns, and her texts are included in hymnals or supplements published by the Advent Christian Church, Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, Faith Alive Christian Resources, Alternatives for Simple Living/Selah, Episcopal Church, Presbyterian Church, United Church of Canada and the United Methodist Church. Mary is a Life Member and former board member of Choristers Guild and a Life Member of the Hymn Society in the United States and Canada. She is also a member of ASCAP. --mnk Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Spirit, falling like a dove
Title: Spirit, Falling Like A Dove
Author: Mary Nelson Keithahn (1995)
Source: "Spirit, Falling Like A Dove" (anthem)
Language: English
Notes: Anthem setting published by Abingdon #503310


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