Sweet is the Spirit's strain. J. Anstice. [Invitation.] Appeared in his Hymns, 1830, p. 95, in 5 stanzas of 6 lines, and based upon Rev. xxii. 17. In some collections it is considerably altered although the opening line is unchanged. It has been attributed to “J. Austin," but in error.
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)
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|AGO Founders Hymnal #28||Sweet Is the Spirit's Strain||Sweet is the Spirit's strain||WILDER||Joseph Anstice (1808-1830)||Revelation 22:17||2009|