Come Holy Ghost, my spirit fill

Come Holy Ghost, my spirit fill

Author: Henry B. Hartzler
Tune: [Come, Holy Ghost, my spirit fill]
Published in 5 hymnals

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1 Come, Holy Ghost, my spirit fill,
Till every trembling chord
With love’s ecstatic music thrill,
In full and sweet accord!

Open the beautiful windows of Heav’n,
The best of Thy bountiful blessings send down;
Come, let the Spirit’s anointing be giv’n,
The faith of Thy people crown.

2 Thy will, O God, be done in me;
Attune my will to Thine,
That so my life a song may be
Of harmony divine. [Refrain]

3 Then shall my life make melody,
And testify to Thee,
Till other hearts enraptured be,
And Thy salvation see. [Refrain]

4 Come, Holy Ghost, come in! come in!
Possess my ransomed soul!
Forever dwell and reign within,
With love’s supreme control. [Refrain]

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #9764

Author: Henry B. Hartzler

Hartzler, Henry Burns. (York County, Pennsylvania, March 23, 1840--1920). Evangelical. Licensed 1869, pastor Trinity Church, York Penn., in 1873-1874; editor of The Messenger in 1870s and 1880s; taught Bible in Mt. Hermon school, Northfield, Massachusetts. Was associated with D.L. Moody. Went with the United Evangelical CHurch in the schism, was editor of its Evangel 1894-1902. Editor of and hymn-contributor to Evangelischer Gesangbuch and Hymn Book of the United Evangelical Church. Bishop of that denomination 1902-1910. Most famous hymn was "Go and seek the lost and dying." --Ellen Jane Lorenz, DNAH Archives Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come Holy Ghost, my spirit fill
Author: Henry B. Hartzler
Refrain First Line: Open the windows of heaven



The Cyber Hymnal #9764
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