Come, Holy Ghost, all-quickening fire, Come, and in me delight to rest

Come, Holy Ghost, all-quickening fire, Come, and in me delight to rest

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1. Come, Holy Ghost, all-quickening fire,
Come, and in my delight to rest;
Drawn by the lure of strong desire,
O come and consecrate my breast;
The temple of my soul prepare,
And fix Thy sacred presence there.

2. If now Thy influence I feel,
If now in Thee begin to live,
Still to my heart Thyself reveal,
Give me Thyself, for ever give;
A point my god, a drop my store,
Eager I ask, I pant for more.

3. My peace, my life, my comfort Thou,
My treasure and my all Thou art;
True witness of my sonship, now
Engraving pardon on my heart,
Seal of my sin in Christ forgiven,
Earnest of love, and pledge of Heaven.

4. Come, then, my God, mark out Thine heir;
Of Heaven a larger earnest give;
With clearer light Thy witness bear,
More sensibly within me live;
Let all my powers Thine entrance feel
And deeper stamp Thyself the seal.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #1029

Text Information

First Line: Come, Holy Ghost, all-quickening fire, Come, and in me delight to rest
Meter: 8.8.8.8.8.8
Language: English
Publication Date: 1884
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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The Cyber Hymnal #1029
  • Adobe Acrobat image (PDF)
  • Noteworthy Composer score (NWC)
  • XML score (XML)
Small Church Music #2717
  • PDF Score (PDF)

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Small Church Music #2717Audio
The Cyber Hymnal #1029TextScoreAudio
Include 13 pre-1979 instances



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