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The Spirit of God

The Spirit of God / The Spirit of God like a fire is burning! The latter-day / The Spirit of God like a fire is burning! / The Spirit of God like a fire

Original language: English

Words: William W. Phelps
Music: Anon.

Transcribed by Samuel Bradshaw from public domain sources, unless otherwise noted.

The Spirit of God
, Mar 1836


1. The Spirit of God like a fire is burning;The latter day glory begins to come forth;The visions and blessings of old are returning;The angels are coming to visit the earth.
[Chorus]We’ll sing & we’ll shout with the armies of heaven:Hosanna, hosanna to God and the Lamb!Let glory to them in the highest be given,Henceforth and forever: amen and amen!
2. The Lord is extending the saints’ understanding—Restoring their judges and all as at first;The knowledge and power of God are expanding;The vail o’er the earth is beginning to burst.
3. We call in our solemn assemblies, in spirit,To spread forth the kingdom of heaven abroad,That we through our faith may begin to inheritThe visions, and blessings, and glories of God.
4. We’ll wash, and be wash’d, and with oil be anointedWithal not omitting the washing of feet:For he that receiveth his PENNY appointed,Must surely be clean at the harvest of wheat.
5. Old Israel that fled from the world for his freedom,Must come with the cloud and the pillar, amain:A Moses, and Aaron, and Joshua lead him,And feed him on manna from heaven again.
6. How blessed the day when the lamb and the lionShall lie down together without any ire;And Ephraim be crown’d with his blessing in Zion,As Jesus descends with his chariots of fire!
[Final Chorus]We’ll sing & we’ll shout with His armies of heaven:Hosanna, hosanna to God and the Lamb!Let glory to them in the highest be given,Henceforth and forever: amen and amen!

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!
, 274


1. The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!The latter day glory begins to come forth,The visions and blessings of old are returning,The angels are coming to visit the earth.
[Chorus]We’ll sing and we’ll shout with the armies of heavenHosanna, hosanna to God and the lamb!Let glory to them in the highest be given,Henceforth and forever amen and amen.
2. The Lord is extending the Saints’ understanding,Restoring their judges and all as at first;The knowledge and power of God are expanding;The vail o’er the earth is beginning to burst.

The Spirit of God
, 172


1. The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!The latter-day glory begins to come forth;The visions and blessings of old are returning,The angels are coming to visit the earth.
[Chorus]We’ll sing and we’ll shout with the armies of heaven—Hosanna, hosanna to God and the Lamb!Let glory to them in the highest be given,Henceforth and forever: amen and amen!
2. The Lord is extending the Saints’ understanding,Restoring their judges and all as at first;The knowledge and power of God are expanding;The veil o’er the earth is beginning to burst.
3. How blessed the day when the lamb and the lionShall lie down together without any ire,And Ephraim be crowned with his blessing in ZionAs Jesus descends with His chariots of fire!

These charts show information about the frequency and use of this song in English LDS hymnbooks. If a song appears in multiple editions of the same hymnbook, it is only counted once. [undetermined] means that tune information has not yet been entered in.

Tunes that have appeared with this song in English

Appearances of this song over time in English

The Spirit of God

, no. 2

The Spirit of God

, 1b

The Spirit of God

, 2

The Spirit of God

, 2

Arr.: Darwin Wolford

The Spirit of God

, no. 2

The Spirit of God

, no. 2

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 250

The Spirit of God like a Fire

, 22

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 314

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 28

The Spirit of God Like a Fire is Burning

, 27c

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 213

The Spirit of God Like a Fire Is Burning (Men’s Voices)

, 327

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 213

The Spirit of God Like a Fire Is Burning (Men’s Voices)

, 327

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 213

The Spirit of God Like a Fire Is Burning (Men’s Voices)

, 327

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 213

The Spirit of God Like a Fire is Burning

, 327

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 332

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 127

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 127

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 127

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 127

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 127

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 127

The Spirit of God Like a Fire (Transposed)

, 38

Arr.: B. Cecil Gates

The Spirit of God Like a Fire (Transposed)

, 38

Arr.: B. Cecil Gates

The Spirit of God Like a Fire (Transposed)

, 38

Arr.: B. Cecil Gates

The Spirit of God Like a Fire (Transposed)

, 38

Arr.: B. Cecil Gates

The Spirit of God Like a Fire is Burning

, 104

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 104

The Spirit of God Like a Fire is Burning

, 104

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 104

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 104

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 104

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 104

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 104

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 274

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 274

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 274

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 274

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 274

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 274

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 274

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 274

The Spirit of God Like a Fire Is Burning

, 18b

The Spirit of God Like a Fire

, 26

Videos from General Conference


About the tune composer

Anon.

The Spirit of God Like a Fire is Burning

, 14

The Spirit of God

, 17

Arr.: Evan Stephens

The Spirit of God Like a Fire Is Burning

, 74

The Spirit of God

, 172

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 49

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

, 27

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

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The spirit of God like a fire is burning

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 244

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 244

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 244

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 244

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 244

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 244

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 243

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 237

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning!

, 237

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

, 237

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

, 236

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

, 236

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

, 236

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

, 22

The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

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The Spirit of God like a fire is burning

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