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Come Holy Spirit (Abbeville) 68b

The Sacred Harp, 2012 Revised Cooper Edition

Composer: Arranged by Elisha J. King, 1844
Alto: Wilson Marion Cooper, 1902
Poet: Benjamin Beddome, 1800
Meter: Short Meter (6,6,8,6)
Stanza Poetry Source by First Line
1
Come, Holy Spirit, come,
With energy divine,
And on this poor benighted soul
With beams of mercy shine.


Come, Holy Spirit, come!, Stanza 1
2
From the celestial hills
Life, light, and joy, dispense!
And may I daily, hourly feel
Thy quick’ning influence.


Come, Holy Spirit, come!, Stanza 2