Lyrics ~ 5 verses
Suggested uses include All Souls, Baptism of Christ, Pentecost/Whitsuntide
Come, Holy Ghost, our hearts inspire,
Let us Thine influence prove:
Source of the old prophetic fire,
Fountain of life and love.
Come, Holy Ghost, for moved by Thee,
The prophets wrote and spoke;
Unlock the truth, Thyself the key,
Unseal the sacred book.
Expand Thy wings, celestial Dove,
Brood o’er our nature’s night;
On our disordered spirits move,
And let there now be light.
God, through Himself, we then shall know
If Thou within us shine;
And sound, with all Thy saints below,
The depths of love divine.
Lyrics by Charles Wesley (1707 – 1788), Public Domain.
- Tune: Crediton by Thomas Clark (1775 – 1859). Public Domain
- Meter: CM
- Performances ℗ 2019 Richard M S Irwin. All Rights Reserved. ISRC UKTU21900043
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