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Send the Old Time Pentecost

We believe this hour in the old-time power

Author: Alfred Barratt
Tune: [We believe this hour in the old-time power]
Published in 1 hymnal

Audio files: MIDI

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1 We believe this hour in the old-time pow’r,
That our fathers felt in the long ago;
And we pray Thee, Lord, send a mighty show’r
And Thy blessing upon us now bestow.

Send the old-time Pentecost now,
Send the old-time Pentecost now;
Let Thy saving grace fill this hallowed place,
Send the old-time Pentecost now.

2 At Thy loving call we surrender all,
Come and claim us Lord, as Thy very own;
Let Thy holy pow’r in abundance fall,
We will ever be Thine and Thine alone. [Refrain]

3 Let the floods descend, while our prayers ascend,
And Thy saving grace all our hearts renew,
Come and fill us now while our praises blend,
Come and cleanse us and purge us thro’ and thro. [Refrain]

4 We are waiting Lord, all of one accord,
Grant the blessing now that we sorely need;
Flood our souls with pow’r and fulfill Thy word,
While we earnestly pray and while we plead. [Refrain]

Source: Tabernacle Praises No. 1 #25

Author: Alfred Barratt

Barratt, Alfred. (New Springs, Wigan, Lancashire, England, October 25, 1879--December, 1968). Coming to the United States as a young man, he studied at Gordon College, Massachusetts, and Newton Theological Seminary, Mass. He was ordained in December, 1913, by the Baptists in Connecticut, then by the Wheeling WV Presbytery, Presbyterian Church in the USA, in 1924. He was pastor of Dallas, West Virginia, then of a series of churches in the Presbytery of Clarion, Pennsylvania. In 1937 he was awarded the Doctor of Literature degree by Bob Jones College. On November 26, 1962, he wrote the undersigned: "For 39 long years I have labored hard and steady writing sermons, children's story sermons, and hymns. Up to the present day I have written 4,… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: We believe this hour in the old-time power
Title: Send the Old Time Pentecost
Author: Alfred Barratt
Refrain First Line: Send the old-time Pentecost now
Publication Date: 1920
Copyright: Public Domain


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Tabernacle Praises No. 1 #25

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