287. Gracious Spirit, Heed Our Pleading

Text Information
First Line: Gracious Spirit, heed our pleading
Title: Gracious Spirit, Heed Our Pleading
Author: Wilson Niwagila (1965)
Translator: Howard S. Olson (1968)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: CM with refrain
Scripture: Isaiah 6:1-8; Isaiah 58:6-12; Isaiah 58:10-11; Matthew 25:31-45; John 16:7-15; 1 Corinthians 9:16-19; 1 Corinthians 12:4-6
Topic: Assurance; Christian Life; Grace5 more...
Language: English; Swahili
Refrain First Line: Come, come, come, Holy Spirit, come (Njoo, njoo, njoo, Roho mwema)
Copyright: © Lutheran Theological College, Makumira (admin. Augsburg Fortress)
Tune Information
Name: NJOO KWETU, ROHO MWEMA
Composer: Wilson Niwagila (1965)
Arranger: Egil Hovland (1993)
Meter: CM with refrain
Key: G Major or modal
Copyright: Arr. © Egil Hovland; © Lutheran Theological College, Makumira (admin. Augsburg Fortress)


Text Information:

Originally written for the uniting of the Lutheran churches in Tanzania, this prayerful hymn touches on the need of the whole church at all times for the Holy Spirit’s guidance and blessing. When appropriate, the refrain can effectively be used alone as a prayer response.


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