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come, o spirit of god


a congregational worship song based on Isaiah 61:1-3.
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lyrics


Come, O Spirit of God

Come, O Spirit of God
Cause blind eyes to see.
In this day, awaken our land.
Come, O Spirit of power
Breathe life through Your church,
Come O Lord, bring heaven to earth,
Bring heaven to earth.


In every house where there is sorrow
Reaching out to comfort those who mourn.
Declaring freedom for the captives
We'll proclaim the favour of the Lord.

In every town across this nation
Reaching out to heal the broken hearts.
Releasing prisoners from the darkness
We'll proclaim the justice of our God.

In city streets weighed down by heartache
Reaching out with grace where there is shame.
Once shattered lives restored to wholeness
We'll display the splendour of the King.


Words & music by Neil Haydock & Malc Garda © Copyright 2017 Capernaum Publishing, England. All rights reserved.
CCLI song #1033903

scripture reading in this track


The Spirit of the LORD is on me; because he has anointed me to preach good news to the humble. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and an opening of the eyes to those who are bound; ... to comfort all who mourn; ... to give to them a garland for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they may be called trees of righteousness.

Isaiah 61:1-3a (NHEB) read by Samuel Oyediji

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