Come Holy Ghost, my soul inspire, This one great gift

Come Holy Ghost, my soul inspire, This one great gift

Author: A. Nettleton
Published in 38 hymnals

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1 Come, Holy Ghost, my soul inspire;
This one great gift impart—
What most I need, and most desire,
A humble, holy heart.

2 Bear witness that I'm born again,
My many sins forgiven:
Nor let a gloomy doubt remain
To cloud my hope of heav'n.

3 More of myself grant I may know,
From sin's deceit be free,
In all the Christian graces grow,
And live alone to Thee.

Source: Christian Endeavor Hymns #35

Author: A. Nettleton

Nettleton, Asahel, D.D., a well-known Connecticut evangelist, was born at North Killingworth, Connecticut, April 21, 1783, and educated at Yale College, graduating in 1809. In 1811 he was licenced to preach, receiving ordination in 1817. He never settled as a pastor with any congregation, but preached in Western Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York; in Virginia, 1827-28; and also in Great Britain in 1831. He died in 1843. His Memoirs, Sermons and Remains were published in 1844. Dr. Hatfield ascribes to him a hymn:— "Come, Holy Ghost, my soul inspire— This one great gift impart;" apparently on no other ground than that it appeared anonymously (as did many others) in his Village Hymns, in 1824, and has been trac… Go to person page >

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First Line: Come Holy Ghost, my soul inspire, This one great gift
Author: A. Nettleton

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MANOAH

MANOAH was first published in Henry W. Greatorex's Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes (1851). This anthology (later editions had alternate titles) contained one of the best tune collections of its era and included thirty-seven original compositions and arrangements by compiler Greatorex as well as m…

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A Prayer Meeting and Revival Hymn Book . 27th ed. #d81
A Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for the Church and the Choir #650Page Scan
Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs with Music for the Church and the Choir #d140
Christian Endeavor Hymns #35TextPage Scan
Church Melodies: collection of psalms and hymns, with appropriate music. For the use of congregations. #828Page Scan
Evangelical Hymns: for private, family, social, and public worship; selected from various authors (3rd ed. enl.) #288Page Scan
Gems of Sacred Song #d25
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #189Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #189Page Scan
Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church #280Page Scan
Hymn-Book of the Evangelical Association #328Page Scan
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #231Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient & modern (Abr. ed.) #423Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs ancient and modern #819Page Scan
Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in the prayer-meeting #215Page Scan
Psalms and Hymns and Spiritual Songs: a manual of worship for the church of Christ #879Page Scan
Seamen's Devotional Assistant and Mariners' Hymns (American Seamen's Friend Society) #d79
Seamen's Devotional Assistant, and Mariners' Hymns; prepared under direction of the American Seamen's Friend Society #117Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary, or Hymns and Tunes for Christian Worship #804
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #804Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian worship #804Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary: or hymns and tunes for Christian Worship #804Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Baptist Ed.) #804Page Scan
Songs for the Sanctuary; or, Psalms and Hymns for Christian Worship (Words only) #804Page Scan
Songs of the Church: or, hymns and tunes for Christian worship #952Page Scan
Songs of the Savior's Love #d30
The Academic Hymnal #231Page Scan
The Calvary Selection of Spiritual Songs: with music for use in social meetings. #364Page Scan
The Chapel hymn book, with tunes: for the worship of God #556Page Scan
The Church Hymn Book #d80
The Church of God Selection of Spiritual Songs for the Church and Choir #d138
The Clifton Chapel Collection of "Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs": for public, social and family worship and private devotions at the Sanitarium, Clifton Springs, N. Y. #207Page Scan
The Evangelical Hymn and Tune Book #d103
The New Laudes Domini: a selection of spiritual songs, ancient and modern for use in Baptist churches #538Page Scan
Village Hymns #d92
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (2nd ed.) #284Page Scan
Village hymns for social worship, selected and original: designed as a supplement to Dr. Watts's Psalms and hymns (Stereotyped ed.) #284Page Scan
Village Hymns for Social Worship, Selected and Original: designed as a supplement to the Psalms and Hymns of Dr. Watts (6th ed.) #284Page Scan



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