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Come, Spirit-Friend

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Source: Lift Up Your Hearts: psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs #242
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Author: Tom Colvin

Tom Colvin (b. 1925; d. 2000) was trained as an engineer and worked in that profession in Burma and Singa­pore from 1945 to 1948. After studying theology at Trinity College, Glasgow University, he was ordained in the Church of Scotland in 1954. He served as missionary in Nyasa­land (now Malawi) from 1954 to 1958, in Ghana from 1958 to 1964, and again in Nyasa­land from 1964 to 1974. His work there included preaching, education, and community development. After completing his missionary work, Colvin became a minister in the United Reformed Church of England and served an inner-city church in London. He returned to Africa in 1984 as a development consultant to the Zimbabwe Christian Council. Colvin's writings include Christ's Work in Free… Go to person page >

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First Line: When our Savior Yesu went away
Title: Come, Spirit-Friend
Author: Tom Colvin
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Come, Guide on earth, our Spirit-friend
Copyright: © 1969 by Agape (admin. Hope Publishing Co.)

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