Led by the Spirit of Our God

This Lenten hymn was written by American Roman Catholic liturgical musician and composer Bob Hurd (b 1950).   It was first published in 1996.

With meter, it is set to KINGSFOLD a traditional English tune, which was adapted by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Downloadable sheet music, including a choral setting, can be purchased from OCP.

A Vietnamese-language translation is also available here.



Solo singer, self accompanied on guitar:

Choir with organ:

Small group with organ and congregation:


The lyrics are copyright so cannot be reproduced here. But they are currently available on this website.

The song has four verses. A rough outline is:
1. Led by the Spirit of our God, we go to fast and pray

2. Led by the Spirit, we confront temptation face to face ...

3. Led by the Spirit, now draw near the waters of rebirth ...

4. Led by the Spirit, now sing praise to God the Trinity: ....

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