Come, Holy Spirit, Come

Representative Text

1 Come, Holy Spirit, come;
Oh, hear my humble prayer!
Stoop down and make my heart Thy home,
And shed Thy blessing there.

2 Thy light, Thy love impart,
And let it ever be
A holy, humble, happy heart,
A dwelling-place for Thee.

3 Let Thy rich grace increase,
Through all my early days,
The fruits of righteousness and peace,
To Thine eternal praise.

Source: The Children's Hymnbook #139

Author: Dorothy A. Thrupp

Dorothy Ann Thrupp was born in London, June 10, 1779. She contributed some hymns, under the pseudonym of "Iota," to W. Carus Wilson's Friendly Visitor and his Children's Friend. Other hymns by her, signed "D.A.T.," appeared in Mrs. Herbert Mayo's Selection of Hymns and Poetry for the Use of Infant Schools and Nurseries, 1838. She was also the editor of Hymns for the Young, c. 1830, in which all the hymns were given anonymously. She died in London on December 15, 1847. --The Hymnal 1940 Companion… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Come, Holy Spirit, Come; O hear my humble prayer!
Title: Come, Holy Spirit, Come
Author: Dorothy A. Thrupp
Meter: 6.6.8.6
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

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Instances

Instances (1 - 23 of 23)

A Church of England Hymn Book #607

Ambassador Hymnal #126

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Christian Hymns #284

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Church Hymns #614

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Hosanna for the Sunday School #155

Hymns for Church Schools #d26

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Hymns for the Children of the Church #96

Junior Hymnal #d24

Little Children's Book #d12

Little Children's Book #d12

Our Songs of Praise #d23

Service and Hymns for Sunday Schools #d23

Songs of Praise #d43

Songs of Praise for Sunday Schools, Church Societies and the Home #d43

Songs of the Spirit #d69

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Sunday-School Book #169a

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Sunday-School Book #169b

The Children's Hymnal #d49

The Children's Hymnal and Service Book #d23

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The Children's Hymnbook #139

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The Church and Sunday-School Hymnal #134

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The Hymnal Companion to the Book of Common Prayer with accompanying tunes (3rd ed., rev. and enl.) #466

The Primary Hymn Book, Hymns and Songs for Little Children #d11

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