The Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth Him not, neither knoweth Him: but ye know Him; for He dwelleth with you, and shall be in you.@John 14:17
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Fanny Crosby (1820–1915)

Fanny Crosby, in the Sunday School Hymnal (Reformed Church in the U.S.A, 1899). Some hymnals show the author as Martha J. Lankton, one of Fanny’s pseudonyms.

Georgia G. Berkey (🔊 pdf nwc).

Dwell in me, O blessèd Spirit,
How I need Thy help divine!
In the way of life eternal,
Keep, oh, keep this heart of mine.

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Dwell in me, oh, dwell in me;
Hear and grant my prayer to Thee;
Spirit, now from Heav’n descending,
Come, oh, come and dwell in me.

Let me feel Thy sacred presence;
Then my faith will ne’er decline;
Comfort Thou and help me onward,
Fill with love this heart of mine.

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Round the cross where Thou hast led me,
Let my purest feelings twine;
With the blood from sin that cleansed me,
Seal anew this heart of mine.

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Dwell in me, O blessèd Spirit,
Gracious teacher, friend divine,
For the home of bliss that waits me
O prepare this heart of mine.

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