O Holy Ghost, thy people bless (Henry Williams Baker)

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  • (Posted 2020-11-19)  CPDL #61548:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-11-19).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 45 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The hymn with four-part harmony and underlaid words in the version published in Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard
  • (Posted 2020-11-19)  CPDL #61547:       
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-11-19).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 74 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The hymn in the version published in Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard, melody with words.

General Information

Title: O Holy Ghost, thy people bless
Composer: Henry Williams Baker
Tune: St Timothy
Lyricist: Henry Williams Baker

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 86. 86 (C.M.)

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella or keyboard

First published:
  2nd published: 1983 in Hymns Ancient and Modern, New Standard, no. 155
Description: 

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Original text and translations

English.png English text

O Holy Ghost, thy people bless
who long to feel thy might,
and fain would grow in holiness
as children of the light.

To thee we bring, who art the Lord,
our selves to be thy throne;
let every thought and deed and word
thy pure dominion own.

Life-giving Spirit, o’er us move,
as on the formless deep;
give life and order, light and love,
where now is death or sleep.

Great gift of our ascended King,
his saving truth reveal;
our tongues inspire his praise to sing,
our hearts his love to feel.

True wind of heaven, from south or north,
for joy or chastening, blow;
the garden-spices shall spring forth
if thou wilt bid them flow.

O Holy Ghost, of sevenfold might,
all graces come from thee;
grant us to know and serve aright
One God in Persons Three.