The Spirit of life in Christ Jesus.@Romans 8:2
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Edgar C. Mason (1864-1935)

Edgar C. Mason, in The New Century Hymnal, edited by Will Thompson (East Liverpool, Ohio: Will L. Thompson & Company, 1904), number 95.

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Will L. Thompson (1847-1909)

Spirit of life and light,
Shine thro’ this weary night,
My path illume;
Show me the way to go,
Make me Thy will to know;
Dispel the gloom,
Dispel the gloom.

Comfort this heart, so worn,
So crushed by burdens borne,
Cast down so low;
Let Thy sweet peace console,
This weary, anxious soul,
Tossed to and fro,
Tossed to and fro.

Let holy hopes arise
Plainly before my eyes,
Hopes fixed on high;
Hopes that shall never fail;
Anchored within the veil,
Beyond the sky,
Beyond the sky.

Thus may I lifted be,
Out of my low degree,
On holy wings;
Kept ever in the way,
Aspiring day by day,
To higher things,
To higher things.