Number: 326
Title: Spirit of God, Descend Upon My Heart
Composer: Frederick Cook Atkinson, 1870
Author: George Croly, 1854
Scripture: Galatians 5:25
Theme: Holy Spirit

1.  Spirit of God, descend upon my heart;
    Wean it from earth, through all its pulses move;
    Stoop to my weakness, mighty as Thou art,
    And make me love Thee as I ought to love.

2.  Hast Thou not bid us love Thee, God and King;
    All, all Thine own: soul, heart, and strength, and mind?
    I see Thy cross, there teach my heart to cling.
    O let me seek Thee, and O let me find!

3.  Teach me to feel that Thou art always nigh;
    Teach me the struggles of the soul to bear,
    To check the rising doubt, the rebel sigh;
    Teach me the patience of unanswered prayer.

4.  Teach me to love Thee as Thine angels love,
    One holy passion filling all my frame;
    The baptism of the heaven descended Dove,
    My heart an altar, and Thy love the flame.