587. Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove

1 Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove,
with light and comfort from above;
come, be our Guardian, be our Guide,
o'er every thought and step preside.

2 The light of truth to us display,
and make us know and choose your way;
plant holy fear in every heart,
that we from God may ne'er depart.

3 Lead us to Christ, the living Way,
nor let us from his pastures stray;
lead us to holiness, the road
that we must take to dwell with God.

4 Lead us to heav'n, that we may share
fullness of joy for ever there;
lead us to God, our final rest,
to be with him for ever blest.

Text Information
First Line: Come, gracious Spirit, heavenly Dove
Author: Simon Browne (1680-1732)
Meter: LM
Language: English
Publication Date: 2008
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Topic: The Holy Spirit: The Coming of the Spirit; Christian Year: Pentecost; Guidance (2 more...)
Tune Information
Name: VERBUM SUPERNUM
Meter: LM
Key: G Major
Source: 8th mode plainsong melody as in Antiphonarium Monasticum, Mechlin, 1848; harmonised Church Hymnary, Fourth Edition, 2005
Copyright: Arrangement © Church Hymnary Trust



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