Scripture Verse

I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day. Revelation 1:10

Introduction

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George F. Handel
(1685–1759)

Words: Charles Wes­ley, Short Hymns (Bris­tol, Eng­land: E. Far­ley, 1762), Vol­ume 2, num­ber 825.

Music: Christ­mas George F. Han­del, from the op­e­ra Ci­roë (Cy­rus), 1728. Ar­ranged in Har­mon­ia Sacra, 1812 (🔊 pdf nwc) (re­peats last line of each verse).

Alternate Tune:

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Charles Wesley
(1707–1788)

Lyrics

May I throughout this day of Thine,
Be in Thy Spirit, Lord,
Spirit of humble fear divine
That trembles at Thy Word.

Spirit of faith my heart to raise,
And fix on things above,
Spirit of sacrifice and praise,
Of holiness and love.