Friday March 31 :: Wrath Came

the-great-day-of-his-wrath-john-martin-1851-britishimage ::The Great Day of His Wrath, John Martin (1851, British)

“The nations raged, but your wrath came, and the time for the dead to be judged, and for rewarding your servants…and for destroying the destroyers of the earth.”  Revelation 11:18

Stir up Your power, O Lord,
and with great might come among us;
and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins,
let Your bountiful grace and mercy
speedily help and deliver us;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
to whom, with You and the Holy Spirit,
be honor and glory now and forever.

Thomas Cranmer, 16th century

sound :: Miserere mei, Deus, Gregorio Allegri (c.1630)

Latin for the first words of Psalm 51, “Have mercy on me, O God”. Some of you may find this Score a help, too.

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