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181. Of the Father's Love Begotten

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1 Of the Father's love begotten,
ere the worlds began to be,
he is Alpha and Omega
he the source, the ending he,
of the things that are, that have been,
and that future years shall see
evermore and evermore!

2 O that birth forever blessed,
when a virgin, blest with grace,
by the Holy Ghost conceiving,
bore the Savior of our race;
and the babe, the world's Redeemer,
first revealed his sacred face,
evermore and evermore!

2 Let the heights of heaven adore him;
angel hosts his praises sing:
powers, dominions, bow before him,
and extol our God and King;
let no tongue on earth be silent,
every voice in concert ring,
evermore and evermore!

4 Christ, to thee, with God the Father,
and, O Holy Ghost, to thee,
hymn and chant and high thanksgiving
and unwearied praises be:
honor, glory, and dominion,
and eternal victory,
evermore and evermore!

Text Information
First Line: Of the Father's love begotten
Title: Of the Father's Love Begotten
Translator: John M. Neale, 1818-1866
Translator: Henry W. Baker, 1821-1877
Author: Marcus Aureleius C. Prudentius, 4th c.
Publication Date: 2003
Scripture: Revelation 5:13; John 3:16; Matthew 21:6; Revelation 1:8; Philippians 2:10; Luke 2:1-12; Revelation 7:11; John 8:58; Matthew 22:13; John 1:14; Matthew 1:18-23; Hebrews 1:2; John 1:1
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain
Tune Information
Key: E♭ Major
Source: Plainsong, 13th c.
Copyright: Public Domain

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