Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your people,
and kindle in us the fire of your love. Like our opening hymn, this ancient prayer
unusually addresses the Third Person of the Trinity directly
as we invite, or implore the Holy Spirit to fill our hearts.
Over the last ten days,
as we’ve prepared for this feast of Pentecost,
we’ve prayed that God’s Holy Spirit would be poured upon us
to strengthen us in our faith and guide us in living it out. We’ve been using this per