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[Breathe upon us, Lord from Heaven]

[Breathe upon us, Lord from Heaven]

Composer: Russell Kelso Carter (1891)
Published in 6 hymnals


Composer: Russell Kelso Carter

Russel Kelso Carter was a professor in the Pennsylvania Military College of Chester. While there he was licensed to preach by the Methodist Episcopal Church. He became very active in leading camp meetings and revivals. After failing health forced him to abandon this work, he studied and became a medical doctor as well as a writer. He wrote novels as well as hymns. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (Chicago: The Rodeheaver Company, 1916) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Composer: Russell Kelso Carter (1891)
Meter: 8.7.8.7 D
Key: G Major

Texts

Breathe upon Us

Breathe upon us, Lord, from Heaven,
Fill us with the Holy Ghost;
Promise of the Father given,
Send us now a Pentecost.

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Timeless Truths #495Text
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