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Touch my spirit with thy Spirit

Touch my spirit with thy Spirit

Author: Elwood H. Stokes
Tune: [Touch my spirit with thy Spirit]
Published in 8 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Touch my spirit with thy Spirit,
Lord of All, my Saviour;
Let me thy sweet rest inherit,
This my highest favor.

Refrain:
Rest, sweet rest, rest, sweet rest
In my blessed Saviour;
Rest, sweet rest, rest, sweet rest
In my blessed Saviour.

2 I have found him, what a treasure!—
Found my blessed Saviour;
This the pleasure of all pleasures,
Rest in my dear Saviour. [Refrain]

3 I have found him: past my weeping,
Blessed, blessed Saviour;
And my soul to thy kind keeping
I commit, dear Saviour. [Refrain]

4 On the earth this heavenly resting
Comes to me, dear Saviour;
This is love’s own manifesting
Through my blessed Saviour. [Refrain]

5 In this rest toil does not weary,—
Toil for thee, my Saviour;
In the gloom there’s nothing dreary,
With thee, O my Saviour. [Refrain]

Source: Melodious Sonnets #69

Author: Elwood H. Stokes

He was president of the Ocean Grove Campmeeting Association. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Touch my spirit with thy Spirit
Author: Elwood H. Stokes
Refrain First Line: Rest, sweet rest
Copyright: Public Domain

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Give Thanks and Sing #48

Give Thanks and Sing; for Religious Meetings #d181

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Hymn-Songs #25

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Melodious Sonnets #69

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Temple Trio #251

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The Emory Hymnal #106

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