The praying spirit breathe

The praying spirit breathe

Author: Charles Wesley
Tune: GOLDEN HILL
Published in 132 hymnals

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1 The praying spirit breathe;
The watching power impart;
From all entanglements beneath
Call off my peaceful heart;
My feeble mind sustain,
By worldly thoughts oppressed:
Appear, and bid me turn again
To my eternal rest.

2 Swift to my rescue come;
Thine own this morning seize;
Gather my wandering spirit home,
And keep in perfect peace:
Suffered no more to rove
O'er all the earth abroad,
Arrest the prisoner of thy love,
And shut me up in God.


Source: The Voice of Praise: a collection of hymns for the use of the Methodist Church #289

Author: Charles Wesley

Charles Wesley, M.A. was the great hymn-writer of the Wesley family, perhaps, taking quantity and quality into consideration, the great hymn-writer of all ages. Charles Wesley was the youngest son and 18th child of Samuel and Susanna Wesley, and was born at Epworth Rectory, Dec. 18, 1707. In 1716 he went to Westminster School, being provided with a home and board by his elder brother Samuel, then usher at the school, until 1721, when he was elected King's Scholar, and as such received his board and education free. In 1726 Charles Wesley was elected to a Westminster studentship at Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his degree in 1729, and became a college tutor. In the early part of the same year his religious impressions were much deepene… Go to person page >

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First Line: The praying spirit breathe
Author: Charles Wesley
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Collection of Choral Hymns for the ... Hanson Place Methodist Episcopal Congregation #d174
A Collection of Hymns Adapted to the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d562
A Collection of Hymns and Spiritual Songs, Generally Used at Camp and Prayer Meetings #d212
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d820
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social and Domestic Worship #d825
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #d826
A Collection of Hymns for Public, Social, and Domestic Worship #912Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in America #d340
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. with a Supplement #d582
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: principally from the collection of Rev. John Wesley, M. A., late fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford; with... (Rev. & corr.) #154Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church: Principally from the Collection of the Rev. John Wesley. M. A. #154Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America #d503
A Collection of Hymns, for the Use of the People Called Methodists, with a Supplement #296Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the United Brethren in Christ: taken from the most approved authors, and adapted to public and private worship #491Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns, for the use of the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America. #188Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for camp meetings, revivals, &c., for the use of the Primitive Methodists #L285Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the Methodist Episcopal Church, principally from the collection of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., late fellow of Lincoln College..(Rev. and corr. with a supplement) #154Page Scan
A Collection of Hymns: for the use of the people called Methodists; in miniature #295Page Scan
A New Book of Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal and Other Churches #d234
A Pocket hymn book, designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors #LXITextPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (9th ed.) #LXIPage Scan
A Pocket Hymn-book: designed as a constant companion for the pious, collected from various authors (18th ed.) #61Page Scan
A Pocket Hymn-Book: designed as a constant companion for the pious: collected from various authors. (21st ed.) #LXIPage Scan
A Selection of Hymns for Worship (2nd ed.) #141Page Scan
A Selection of Hymns from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 2nd ed. #d148
A Selection of Hymns, from Various Authors, Supplementary for the Use of Christians. 1st ed. #CXVTextPage Scan
Camp Meeting Hymn Book #d121
Chapel Melodies #229Page Scan
Christian's Duty, exhibited in a series of hymns: collected from various authors, designed for the worship of God, and for the edification of Christians, recommended to the serious..(4th ed. improved) #S115TextPage Scan
Compilation of Hymns for the Use of the Churches of the Christian Union #d693
Cottage Melodies; a hymn and tune book, for prayer and social meetings and the home circle #303Page Scan
David's Companion: being a choice selection of hymn and psalm tunes adapted to the words and measures in the Methodist Pocket Hymn-Book... #31bPage Scan
Devotional hymns: selected for public and social worship #S142Page Scan
Down at the Cross #d300
Family and Social Melodies #d331
Free Methodist Hymnal #d592
Go Ye Therefore No. 2 #d96
Gospel Light #d256
Hallowed Songs #d327
Hallowed Songs: a collection of the most popular hymns and tunes, both old, and new, designed for prayer and social meetings, revivals, family worship, and Sabbath schools #33Page Scan
Hallowed Songs: for prayer and social meetings, containing hymns and tunes, carefully selected from all sources, both old and new, and are of the most spiritual..(Newly Revised) #243Page Scan
Happy Greetings to All #d240
Hymn and Tune Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South (Round Note Ed.) #761Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Colored M.E. Church in America #d508
Hymn Book of the Holiness Movement Church #d486
Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South #761Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church #566Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (11th ed.) #566Page Scan
Hymn Book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (2nd ed.) #732Page Scan
Hymn book of the Methodist Protestant Church. (4th ed.) #732Page Scan
Hymnal for Sunday School and Social Worship #d216
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #753Page Scan
Hymnal of the Methodist Episcopal Church #753Page Scan
Hymns and Songs of Praise for Public and Social Worship #824Page Scan
Hymns and Tunes for Prayer and Social Meetings #23Page Scan
Hymns for All Christians #S85Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth and Children #280Page Scan
Hymns for Sunday Schools, Youth, and Children #280Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ (3rd thousand) #580Page Scan
Hymns for the Church of Christ. (6th thousand) #580Page Scan
Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship: with tunes #799Page Scan
Hymns for the Use of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church. Impr. ed. #d476
Hymns for the Use of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. ed. #556Page Scan
Hymns for Use in Divine Worship ... Seventh-Day Adventists #d1053
Hymns of the Church Universal #288Page Scan
Hymns of the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States, as authorized by the General Convention: with an additional selection #270Page Scan
Hymns of Victory, Parts 1 and 2 #d229
Manual of Devotion: or religious exercises for the morning and evening of each day of the month, for the use of schools and private families #69Page Scan
Melodies of Heaven #d125
Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #d761
Methodist Hymn-Book #403Page Scan
Methodist Social Hymn Book #169Page Scan
Musical Gems. 7th ed. #d82
New Hymn and Tune book: an Offering of Praise for the Methodist Episcopal Church #247gPage Scan
New Hymn and Tune Book: an Offering of Praise for the Use of the African M. E. Zion Church of America #247gPage Scan
Our Cumberland Presbyterian Hymnal #d316
Our Glad Hosanna #d259
Pocket Hymn Book of the Methodist Episcopal Church #d239
Pocket Hymn Book, Designed as a Constant Companion. 25th ed. #d238
Prayer and Praise: or Hymns and Tunes for Prayer Meetings, Praise Meetings, Experience Meetings, Revivals, Missionary Meetings and all special occasions of Christian work and worship #79Page Scan
Public, Parlour, and Cottage Hymns. A New Selection #I.100aPage Scan
Sacred Hymns and Tunes: designed to be used by the Wesleyan Methodist Connection (or Church) of America #273Page Scan
Sacred Melodies #d115
Sacred Melodies for Social Worship #454Page Scan
Songs of Joy and Gladness No. 2 #d206
Songs of Pilgrimage: a hymnal for the churches of Christ (2nd ed.) #610Page Scan
Songs of the Morning: original and selected, in two volumes #165Page Scan
Sunday School Hymn Book #d413
The African Methodist Episcopal Church Hymn Book #d409
The American Hymn and Tune Book #d754
The Baptist Harp: a new collection of hymns for the closet, the family, social worship, and revivals #11Page Scan
The Centenary Singer: a collection of hymns and tunes popular during the last one hundred years #177Page Scan
The Chapel Hymn Book #d344
The Chilton Music for Standard Hymns #d111
The Choice: in two parts. Part I containing psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs. Designed for public and private worship #H329
The Choice: in two parts; Part I, containing Psalms and hymns, Part II, containing spiritual songs; designed for public and private worship (6th ed.) #H329Page Scan
The Chorister, and School Harmonist, 1st ed. #d115
The Christian's Harp: containing a choice selection of psalm and hymn tunes, suited to the various metres now in use among the different religious denominations..(Corrected, enlarged and much improved #26Page Scan
The Disciples' Hymn Book: a collection of hymns and chants for public and private devotion #268Page Scan
The Epworth Hymnal No. 2 #10Page Scan



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