Song: Refreshing in The Old Story in Song

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Copyright 1885, by Wm. J. Kirkpatrick

Published in The Old Story in Song (Copyright 1906, by Geo. W. Sanville)

Crosby, Fanny J.

Page 91
Format: Full words and music
Designation: 91
Meter: S. M.
Verses: 5 verses

Associated Tunes

Refreshing, #91

Other Versions

Refreshing, #105 in Songs of Praise and Salvation


Verse 1
Come, Lord, and let thy pow’r
On each and all descend,
While gather’d in thy holy name,
Before thy throne we bend.

Refresh our waiting souls,
Our feeble faith inspire,
And from thine altar touch our hearts
With coals of sacred fire.

Verse 2
Come, Lord, and let thy pow’r
Each tho’t of self remove;
And may we feel as ne’er before
Thy pure and perfect love.

Verse 3
Our waiting, longing eyes,
Are looking up to thee,
O may we, in thy smiling face,
Our Father’s glory see.

Verse 4
Come, Lord, thy pow’r alone
Thy work of grace can do;
Now let is consecrate to thee
Our hearts and lives anew.

Verse 5
Be ours, with fervent zeal,
Thy blood-stain’d cross to bear;
Till at thy feet we lay it down,
A crown of life to wear.