I will pour My Spirit upon thy seed, and My blessing upon thine offspring.@Isaiah 44:3
Henry More (1614–1687)

Henry More, Divine Dialogues with Divine Hymns 1668. These words come from the larger hymn, When Christ His Body Up Had Borne; John Wesley extracted this portion for the 1780 Wesley Hymn Book.

Church Triumphant James W. Elliott, 1874 (🔊 pdf nwc).

On all the earth Thy Spirit shower;
The earth in righteousness renew;
Thy kingdom come, and hell’s o’erpower,
And to Thy scepter all subdue.

Like mighty winds, or torrents fierce,
Let it opposers all o’errun;
And every law of sin reverse,
That faith and love may make all one.

Yea, let Thy Spirit in every place
Its richer energy declare;
While lovely tempers, fruits of grace,
The kingdom of Thy Christ prepare.

Grant this, O holy God and true!
The ancient seers Thou didst inspire;
To us perform the promise due;
Descend, and crown us now with fire!