172. Blest Are They

General Settings
Stanza Selection
Voice Selection
Text size:
Music size:
Transpose (Half Steps):
Capo:
Contacting server...
Contacting server...

A separate copy of this score must be purchased for each choir member. If this score will be projected or included in a bulletin, usage must be reported to a licensing agent (e.g. CCLI, OneLicense, etc).

Questions? Check out the FAQ
Download:
This is a preview of your FlexScore.
Text Information
First Line: Blest are they, the poor in spirit
Title: Blest Are They
Author: David Haas (1985)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Matthew 5:1-12; Luke 6:20-23
Topic: Christian Life; Christian Year: Baptism of Jesus; Christian Year: Transfiguration (3 more...)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Rejoice and be glad!
Copyright: © 1985 GIA Publications, Inc.
Tune Information
Name: BLEST ARE THEY
Composer and Arranger: David Haas (1985)
Arranger: Michael Joncas (1985)
Meter: Irregular
Key: G Major
Copyright: © 1985 GIA Publications, Inc.


Text Information:

This hymn paraphrases the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1–12), the opening portion of Christ’s Sermon on the Mount. Similar words of blessing also occur in the Sermon on the Plain (Luke 6:20–23). Both sets of sayings reverse worldly values and offer a new understanding of God’s ways.


Media
Audio recording: Audio (MP3)
More media are available on the text authority and tune authority pages.




Advertisements