Blessed be the God and Father (Stephen Jarvis)

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  • CPDL #23633:        (Sibelius 6)
Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2011-06-01).   Score information: A4, 4 pages, 50 kB   Copyright: Public Domain
Edition notes: Original order of staves Alto (notated an octave higher than in the present edition), Tenor, Bass, Soprano, Instrumental Bass. Figuring of the instrumental bass in the source has been omitted in the present edition, and small grace notes have been written out in full.
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Title: Blessed be the God and Father
Composer: Stephen Jarvis

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Basso continuo

Published: 1821 in Twelve Psalm Tunes and Eight Anthems, London, pages 12-16.

Description: An anthem by Stephen Jarvis on I Peter 1:3-5.

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Original text and translations

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Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
which, according to his abundant mercy, hath begotten us again to a lively hope,
by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead:
to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled,
and that fadeth not away, reserved in heaven for you,
who are kept by the power of God through faith unto salvation.
Amen.