When the Comforter is come, whom I will send unto you from the Father, even the Spirit of truth…He shall testify of Me.@John 15:26
George F. Handel (1685–1759)

Benjamin Beddome (1717–1795), in the 10th edition of Rippon’s Selections, 1800, number 211.

Thatcher arranged from the opera Sosarme, by George F. Handel, 1732 (🔊 pdf nwc).

Benjamin Beddome (1717–1795)

Come, Holy Spirit, come,
With energy divine,
And on this poor, benighted soul
With beams of mercy shine.

O melt this frozen heart;
This stubborn will subdue;
Each evil passion overcome,
And form me all anew!

The profit will be mine,
But Thine shall be the praise;
And unto Thee will I devote
The remnant of my days.