Come, Holy Spirit

Author: John W. Peterson

Pseudonymn: John Willard. John W. Peterson (November 1, 1921 – September 20, 2006) was a songwriter who had a major influence on evangelical Christian music in the 1950s through the 1970s. He wrote over 1000 songs, and 35 cantatas. Born in Lindsborg, Kansas, he served as an Army Air Force pilot flying the China Hump during World War II. Later, he attended Moody Bible Institute and served on the radio staff there for a number of years. In 1953, he graduated from the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago and shortly thereafter settled in Pennsylvania to continue his songwriting career. He then moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where for over ten years he was President and Editor-in-Chief of Singspiration, a sacred music publish… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: The Holy Spirit came at Pentecost
Title: Come, Holy Spirit
Author: John W. Peterson
Meter: 10.8.10.8 D with Refrain
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Come, Holy Spirit
Copyright: © Columbia Pictures Publishing

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Hymns for a Pilgrim People: a congregational hymnal #232
Hymns of Faith #79
Praise! Our Songs and Hymns #85Audio
Sing Joyfully #145
Include 2 pre-1979 instances



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