Spirit of peace and love and power!

Spirit of peace and love and power!

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: EFFINGHAM (15433)
Published in 22 hymnals

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Spirit of peace and love and power,
Fountain of life and light below,
Abroad Thy healing influence shower,
O’er all the nations let it flow.
Inspire our hearts with perfect love;
In all the work of faith fulfil;
So not heaven’s host shall swifter move,
Than we on earth, to do Thy will.

Father, ’tis Thine each day to yield
Thy children’s wants a fresh supply;
Thou clothest the lilies of the field,
And hearest the young ravens cry.
To Thee we pray; for all must live
By Thee, who knowest their every need—
Pray for the world, that Thou wilt give
All human hearts Thy living bread.

In faith we wait and long and pray,
To see that time, by prophets told,
When nations, new-born into day,
Shall be ingathered to Thy fold.
We cannot doubt Thy gracious will,
Thou mighty, merciful and just!
And Thou wilt speedily fulfil
The word in which Thy servants trust.



Source: A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #599

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: Spirit of peace and love and power!
Author: Charles Wesley

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion (15th ed.) #599

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A Book of Hymns for Public and Private Devotion. (10th ed.) #599

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d766

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d770

A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d771

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A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #83

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A Collection of Hymns, for the Christian Church and Home #32

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A Collection of Psalms and Hymns, for Social and Private Worship (Rev. ed. with supplement) #537

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Church Harmonies: a collection of hymns and tunes for the use of Congregations #253

Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home and Services for Congregational Worship. Rev. ed. #d641

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Hymn and Tune Book for the Church and the Home. (Rev. ed.) #195

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination #77

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Hymns for Christian Devotion: especially adapted to the Universalist denomination. (New ed.) #77

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Hymns of the Spirit #72

Prayers and Hymns for the Church and the Home #d597

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Services for Congregational Worship #349

The Gospel Hymnal #d553

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The Gospel Psalmist #28

The New Hymn and Tune Book #d394

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The Students' Hymnal #7

Unitarian Service Book, and Hymns for Church and Home. Abridged ed. #d387

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