For this mortal must put on immortality (Samuel Sebastian Wesley)

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Title: For this mortal must put on immortality
Composer: Samuel Sebastian Wesley
Source of text: I Cor. 15:34,51-53 & Wisdom 3:9 (KJV).

Number of voices: 6vv   Voicing: SSATTB
Genre: SacredAnthem

Language: English
Instruments: Organ

Published:

Description: This is the 4th movement of Wesley's much longer verse anthem, O Lord, Thou art my God.

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Original text and translations

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53b  For this mortal must put on immortality.
34a  Awake to righteousness and sin not; for some have not the knowledge of God;
Wisdom 3:9  they that put their trust in him shall understand the truth.
51b  We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed
52a  in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet.
53b  For this mortal must put on immortality.