Example 16: God is with us

 

Words: Byzantine Rite, from Great Compline, translated by Archimandrite Ephrem Lash.
Music: Mode Plagal 2, Petros Lampadarios (ca.1730-1778).
Recording: Cappella Romana

God is with us, understand you nations, and submit.
For God is with us.
To the ends of the earth give ear.
For God is with us.
Submit, you mighty ones.
For God is with us.
If again you become strong, you will also submit again.
For God is with us.
And whatever you plan, the Lord will scatter it.
For God is with us.
And whatever word you speak, it will not remain among you.
For God is with us.
Fear of you we shall not fear, nor shall we be troubled.
For God is with us.
The Lord our God, let us sanctify him, and he will be our fear.
For God is with us.
And if I should trust in him, he will be sanctification for me.
For God is with us.
And I will trust in him, and I will be saved through him.
For God is with us.
Here am I and the children whom God has given me.
For God is with us.
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light.
For God is with us.
We who dwell in the land and the shadow of death, a light will shine on us.
For God is with us.
For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given.
For God is with us.
Whose government was upon his shoulder.
For God is with us.
And of his peace there is no bound.
For God is with us.
And his name shall be called, Angel of great counsel.
For God is with us.
Wonderful Counsellor.
For God is with us.
Mighty God, Ruler, Prince of peace.
For God is with us.
Father of the age to come.
For God is with us.

Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. Both now and ever and to the ages of ages Amen.

God is with us, understand you nations, and submit.
For God is with us.

 

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