EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
1. COME-ON, HOLY SPIRIT, COME
FROM YOUR-ctr HOME IN HEAVEN COME.
WE NEED YOUR-ctr HOLY LIGHT.
2. LIKE FATHER YOU-ctr HELP POOR.
YOURSELF alt.GIFT-TO-us US SO-MUCH.
ENTER INSIDE-SELF US SHINY.
3. YOU-ctr COMFORT US BEST.
YOU-ctr, SOUL HAPPY alt.INVITE.
YOU-ctr INSPIRE US, SWEET.
4. IDEA~LIKE WORK"over time" PAH REST.
LIKE HOT"over time" PAH COOL.
LIKE SAD"over time" PAH HAPPY.
5. LIGHT HOLY, WE BLESS YOU-ctr.
SHINE-DOWN OUR HEART LOVE YOU-ctr.
INSIDE-SELF DEEP WE WANT FILLED-UP.
6. HAPPEN YOU-ctr GONE, WE NOTHING-TO-IT.
OUR THINKING, ACTION, #NO-GOOD.
OUR ONLY INFLUENCE, EVIL.
7. WE HURT, HELP-us STRONG AGAIN.
WE DRY LIKE PLANT NEED MORNING DEW.
SIN FILTHY, WASH-BODY flush-AWAY.
8. CHANGE OUR HEART STILL STUBBORN.
FIRST-OF-ALL FROZEN, MELT, T-H-E-N COOL, MAKE WARM.
OFF-POINT-lf&rt GUIDE RIGHT.
9. COME VISIT PEOPLE WORSHIP YOU-ctr.
ALSO WE ANNOUNCE BELIEVE YOU-ctr.
alt.GIFT-TO-us SEVEN DIFFERENT WAY DESCEND-ON-us.
10. OUR CHARACTER GOOD, REWARD-us US.
GIFT-TO-us US SALVATION, LORD.
GIFT-TO-us JOY CONTINUE FOREVER.
Notes: COME-ON - (2h)[B^] move in circles pivoting at the wrists to beckon someone to do something.
HOLY - H-CLEAN. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Holy - 1.
YOU - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.
alt.GIFT-TO-us - (2h)[X], POs ><, FOs up, hands tip back towards signer to show that something is given as a gift.
SO-MUCH - (2h)[5:], POs ><, FOs away, separate while "so much" is mouthed.
INSIDE-SELF - The FT of [C] are held against the chest and stuff the FT of [O^] into the [C] twice.
SHINY - (2h)[open 8], POs down, FOs away, twist rapidly at wrists while rising. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Shine.
COMFORT - Like COMFORTABLE but signed more slowly.
IDEA~LIKE - a blending where IDEA has a [Y] instead of an [I] in anticipation of LIKE which is signed smoothly right afterwards.
PAH - Like SUCCEED but "pah" is mouthed and has the meaning of "at long last". For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - finally.
BLESS - (2h)[O^], POs ><, held at mouth. Hands are brought downwards while opening to (2h). For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Bless.
SHINE-DOWN - [O^] is held high PO > signer; hands open to [5^] while moving > signer.
FILLED-UP - [B], PO down, FO > NDS, is held close to body, starts rising from below waist and strikes chin in its rising.
NOTHING-TO-IT - (2h)[F], POs away, FOs up, hands move slightly and symetrically from side to side.
#NO-GOOD - (2h)[N], POs donw, FOs up, are held next to one another, than twist, ending in (2h)[L], POs up, FOs away.
EVIL - (2h), wg while moving repeatedly > forehead. For an animated gif of this sign, see Valley Bible Church - ASL dictionary: Satan.
DEW - WATER + (2h)5wg-CL descend gently like dew.
SIN - (2h)[X] touch their respective sides of the mouth, descend to neutral space and circle antisymmetrically parallel to the chest. For an animated gif of this sign, see Animated dictionary of religious signs - Deaf Missions: Sin.
FILTHY - [S], PO down, FO > NDS, is held against chin and explodes open while maintaining contact with an appropriately negative facial expression.
FLUSH-AWAY - Similar to LOST, but hands are apart and push something out to one side.
FIRST-OF-ALL - , PO down, FO away, supinates like the sign FIRST, but strikes the thumb of NDH [A dot], PO > DS, FO away. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: First.
OFF-POINT-lf&rt - DH [S], PO > NDS, flicks finger off to the left and then to the right.
WORSHIP - NDH is clasped over DH [S] and hands circle perpendicular to the chest. For an animated gif of this sign, see Animated dictionary of religious signs - Deaf Missions: Worship.
DESCEND-ON-us - (2h)5wg-CL areheld above head and descend onto signer.
REWARD-us - (2h)[Y] hands trophy to signer.
SALVATION - SAVE.
JOY - ALT.HAPPY.
AMEN - (2h)[B], FOs up, are pressed together and brought down in a long, deliberate motion. For an animated gif of this sign, see Animated dictionary of religious signs - Deaf Missions: Amen.
ALLELUIA! - CLAP-HANDS~CELEBRATE + open hands into (2h) while lifting.
1. Come, Holy Spirit, come,
and from your celestial home
shed a ray of light divine.
2. Come, Father of the poor,
Come, source of all our store.
Come, within our bosoms shine.
3. You, of comforters best;
You the soul's most welcome guest.
Sweet refreshment here below.
4. In our labor, rest most sweet;
Grateful coolness in the heat;
Solace in the midst of woe.
5. O most Blessed Light Divine,
shine within these hearts of thine,
and our inmost being fill.
6. Where you are not, we have naught.
Nothing good in deed or thought
Nothing free from taint of ill.
7. Heal our wounds, our strength renew;
On our dryness pour your dew;
Wash the stains of guilt away.
8. Bend the stubborn heart and will.
Melt the frozen, warm the chill.
Guide the steps that go astray.
9. On the faithful, who adore.
And confess you, evermore.
In Your sev'nfold gift descend.
10. Give us virtue's sure reward.
Give us your salvation, Lord.
Give us joys that never end.
To hear the music (without words), go to Veni Sancte Spiritus.