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Heavenly Dove (Turner) 371

Tune: Abraham Maxim, 1802; Arranged by Absalom Ogletree, 1859
Lyrics: Isaac Watts, 1707
Meter: Common Meter (8,6,8,6)
Come, Holy Spirit, heavn’ly Dove,
With all Thy quick’ning pow’rs,
Kindle a flame of sacred love
In these cold hearts of ours.

Look, how we grovel here below,
Fond of these trifling toys;
Our souls can neither fly nor go
To reach eternal joys.

In vain we tune our formal songs,
In vain we strive to rise;
Hosannas languish on our tongues,
And our devotion dies.

Come, Holy Spirit, Heav’nly Dove,
With all thy quick’ning pow’rs,
Come shed abroad a Savior’s love,
And that shall kindle ours.