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325. Come, Holy Spirit, Our Souls Inspire

1 Come, Holy Spirit, our hearts 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 Teach us to know the Father, Son,
and thee, of both, to be but one;
that through the ages all along
this may be our endless song:

4 Praise to thy eternal merit,
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen.

Text Information
First Line: Come, Holy Spirit, our souls inspire
Title: Come, Holy Spirit, Our Souls Inspire
Original Language: Latin
Translator: John Cosin, 1594-1672
Meter: L.M.
Language: English
Publication Date: 2003
Scripture: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;
Source: Veni Creator Spiritus, 9th c
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Arranger: Healey Willan, 1880-1968
Meter: L.M.
Key: B♭ Major
Source: Plainsong, 4th c.
Copyright: Music Arr. © 1995 Waterloo Music

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