Fire of God, Thou Sacred Flame   1 comment

Above:  Pentecost Dove

Image Scanned from a Bulletin, St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church, Athens, Georgia

Text by Albert F. Bayly (1901-1984)

Hymn Source = The Hymn Book of the Anglican Church of Canada and the United Church of Canada (1971)

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Fire of God, thou sacred flame,

Spirit who in splendour came,

let thy heat my soul refine,

till it glows with love divine.

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Breath of God, that swept in power

in the pentecostal hour,

holy breath, be thou in me

source of vital energy.

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Strength of God, thy might within

conquers sorrow, pain and sin:

fortify from evil’s art

all the gateways of my heart.

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Truth of God, thy piercing rays

penetrate my secret ways.

May the light that shames my sin

guide me holier paths to win.

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Love of God, thy grace profound

knoweth neither age nor bound:

come, my heart’s own guest to be,

dwell for evermore in me.

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