Spirit of mercy, truth, and love,
O shed thine influence from above,
and still from age to age convey
the wonders of this sacred day.
In every clime, by every tongue,
be God’s surpassing glory sung;
let all the listening earth be taught
the acts our great Redeemer wrought.
Unfailing comfort, heavenly guide,
still o’er thy holy church preside;
still let us all thy blessings prove,
Spirit of mercy, truth, and love.
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- Tune: Warrington
- Meter: LM
- Style: Classical
- Church Year: General
- Composer: Ralph Harrison (1748 – 1810)
- Lyricist: Unknown from Foundling Hospital Collection (1774)
- Lyrics and Music Copyright Public Domain
- Performance Copyright ℗ 2018 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved