164. Holy Spirit, fount of blessing

1 Holy Spirit, fount of blessing,
Ever watchful, ever kind;
Thy celestial aid possessing,
Prisoned souls deliverance find;

2 Seal of truth, and bond of union,
Source of light, and flame of love,
Symbol of divine communion,
In the olive-bearing dove.

3 Heavenly guide from paths of error,
Comforter of minds distressed;
When the billows swell with terror,
Pointing to an ark of rest;

4 Promised pledge! Eternal Spirit!
Greater than all gifts below,
May our hearts thy grace inherit;
May our lips thy glories show.

Text Information
First Line: Holy Spirit, fount of blessing
Author: Thomas J. Judkin
Publication Date: 1886
Topic: Worship: Holy Spirit
Tune Information
Name: STOCKWELL
Composer: D. E. Jones
Meter: 8s & 7s
Key: B♭ Major
Notes: Alternate tunes: #960, 130, or 660.



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