Pentecost in My Soul

To me the Holy Ghost is given

Author: Thoro Harris
Tune: [To me the Holy Ghost is given]
Published in 12 hymnals

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1 The Holy Ghost to me is giv’n,
An earnest of the joys of heav’n;
Since He has taken full control,
I’ve Pentecost in my soul.

I’ve Pentecost in my soul,
I’ve Pentecost in my soul;
The Spirit has come, for aye to abide;
I’ve Pentecost in my soul.

2 He deigns to dwell my heart within
And quells the pow’r of pardoned sin;
Tho o’er my head dark clouds may roll,
I’ve Pentecost in my soul. [Refrain]

3 O hallow’d rest! O peace sublime!
He reigns within me all the time;
He purifies and makes me whole,
I’ve Pentecost in my soul. [Refrain]

4 I shout aloud with sacred joy,
His praises shall my pow’rs employ,
His blessed name my tongue extol,
For Pentecost in my soul. [Refrain]

5 And when I reach yon world of bliss,
A land more glorious far than this,
I’ll sing while countless ages roll,
I’ve Pentecost in my soul. [Refrain]

6 Then seek this Gift without delay,
Receive the royal Guest today;
Yield all to His benign control,
Let Pentecost fill your soul!
O yes, [Refrain]

Source: Pentecostal Jewels #89

Author: Thoro Harris

Born: March 31, 1874, Washington, DC. Died: March 27, 1955, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Buried: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Eureka Springs, Arkansas. After attending college in Battle Creek, Michigan, Harris produced his first hymnal in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1902. He then moved to Chicago, Illinois at the invitation of Peter Bilhorn, and in 1932, to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. He composed and compiled a number of works, and was well known locally as he walked around with a canvas bag full of handbooks for sale. His works include: Light and Life Songs, with William Olmstead & William Kirkpatrick (Chicago, Illinois: S. K. J. Chesbro, 1904) Little Branches, with George J. Meyer & Howard E. Smith (Chicago, Illi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: To me the Holy Ghost is given
Title: Pentecost in My Soul
Author: Thoro Harris
Refrain First Line: I've Pentecost in my soul



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