How much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask Him?@Luke 11:13
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John M. Neale (1818-1866)

Unknown author, 12th Century (Veni Sancte Spiritus). Translated from Latin to English by John M. Neale in The Hymnal Noted, second edition, 1854.

Veni Sancte Spiritus Samuel Webbe, 1782 (🔊 pdf nwc).

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Samuel Webbe, Sr. (1740-1816)

Come, Thou holy Paraclete,
And from Thy celestial seat
Send Thy light and brilliancy:
Father of the poor, draw near;
Giver of all gifts, be here;
Come, the soul’s true radiancy.

Come, of comforters the best,
Of the soul the sweetest guest,
Come in toil refreshingly:
Thou in labor rest most sweet,
Thou art shadow from the heat,
Comfort in adversity.

O Thou Light, most pure and blest,
Shine within the inmost breast
Of Thy faithful company.
Where Thou art not, man hath naught;
Every holy deed and thought
Comes from Thy divinity.

What is soilèd, make Thou pure;
What is wounded, work its cure;
What is parchèd, fructify;
What is rigid, gently bend;
What is frozen, warmly tend;
Strengthen what goes erringly.

Fill Thy faithful, who confide
In Thy power to guard and guide,
With Thy sevenfold mystery.
Here Thy grace and virtue send:
Grant salvation to the end,
And in Heav’n felicity.