170. Come, Holy Ghost, our Souls Inspire

1 Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire,
And lighten with celestial fire;
Thou the anointing Spirit art,
Who dost Thy sevenfold gifts impart.

2 Thy blessed unction from above
Is comfort, life, and fire of love;
Enable with perpetual light
The dullness of our blinded sight:

3 Anoint and cheer our soiled face
With the abundance of Thy grace;
Keep far our foes, give peace at home;
Where Thou art Guide, no ill can come.

4 Teach us to know the Father, Son,
And Thee, of both, to be but One;
That thro’ the ages all along
This, this may be our endless song.

Text Information
First Line: Come Holy Ghost, our souls inspire
Title: Come, Holy Ghost, our Souls Inspire
Original Language: Latin
Transaltor: John Cosin
Publication Date: 1899
Topic: Holy Spirit
Tune Information
Arranger: W. H. Monk
Meter: L. M.

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