Text:Come Holy Ghost, Creator Blest
Author (attributed to):Rhabanus Maurus
Translator (from Latin):Richard Mant
Arranger:Samuel Dyer
Media:MIDI file

799. Come Holy Ghost, Creator Blest

1. Come, Holy Ghost, Creator blest,
Vouchsafe within our souls to rest;
Come with Thy grace and heav’nly aid,
And fill the hearts which Thou hast made.

2. To Thee, the Comforter, we cry;
To Thee, the gift of God most high;
The fount of life, the fire of love,
The soul’s Anointing from above.

3. The sev’nfold gifts of grace are Thine;
O finger of the hand divine;
True promise of the Father Thou,
Who dost the tongue with speech endow.

4. Thy light to every sense impart,
And shed Thy love in every heart;
Thy own unfailing might supply
To strength our infirmity.

Text Information
First Line: Come, Holy Ghost, Creator blest
Title: Come Holy Ghost, Creator Blest
Latin Title: Veni Creator Spiritus, Mentes tuorum visita
Author (attributed to): Rhabanus Maurus (ca. 800)
Translator (from Latin): Richard Mant
Meter: LM
Language: English
Source: Translation in Ancient Hymns, 1837
Copyright: Public Domain
Notes: Alternate tunes: KOMM, Gott Schöpfer, circa 600; MELCOMBE, Samuel Webbe, Sr., 1782
Tune Information
Composer: Anonymous
Arranger: Samuel Dyer
Meter: LM
Incipit: 17151 71213 16212
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Supplement of Samuel Dyer's Third Edition of Sacred Music, 1828
Copyright: Public Domain

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