COME, HOLY GHOST CREATOR COME
1. Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come
From Thy bright heavenly throne,
Come, take possession of our souls,
And make them all thy own.
2. Thou who art called the Paraclete,
Best gift of God above,
The Living Spring, the Living Fire,
Sweet unction and true love.
3. Thou who are sev’n fold in thy
Finger of God’s right hand;
His promise, teaching little ones,
To speak and understand.
4. O guide our minds with thy blest
With love our hearts inflame;
And with thy strength which ne’er
Confirm our mortal frame.
5. Far from us drive our deadly foe;
True peace unto us bring;
And through all perils lead us safe,
Beneath thy sacred wing.
6. Through Thee may we the Father
Through Thee th’eternal Son,
And Thee the Spirit of them both,
Thrice- blessed Three in One.
7. All glory to the Father be,
With His co-equal Son,
The same to thee, great Paraclete,
While endless ages run.