Biblical Music
George Frideric Handel
Part III
I know that my Redeemer liveth
Job 19.25 I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth;
Job 19.26 and though worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh shall I see God.
1 Corinthians 15.20 For now is Christ risen from the dead, the first-fruits of them that sleep.
Since by man came death
1 Corinthians 15.21 Since by man came death by man came also the resurrection of the dead.
1 Corinthians 15.22 For as in Adam all die even so in Christ shall all be made alive.
Behold / The trumpet shall sound
(Accompagnato) / (Aria)
1 Corinthians 15.51 Behold, I tell you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet.
1 Corinthians 15.52 The trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.
1 Corinthians 15.53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.
Then shall be brought to pass
1 Corinthians 15.54 Then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written: Death is swallowed up in victory!
O death where is thy sting
1 Corinthians 15.55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
1 Corinthians 15.56 The sting of death is sin, and the strength of sin is the law.
But thanks be to God
1 Corinthians 15.57 But thanks be to God, who giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.
If God be for us
Romans 8.31 If God be for us, who can be against us?
Romans 8.33 Who shall lay anything to the charge of God's elect? It is God that justifieth,
Romans 8.34 who is he that condemneth? It is Christ that died, yea, rather that is risen again, who makes intercession for us.
Worthy is the Lamb ... Blessing ... Amen
Revelations 5.9 Worthy is the Lamb that was slain, and hath redeemed us to God by his blood,
Revelations 5.12 to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.
Revelations 5.13 Blessing, and honour, glory and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb, for ever and ever.
Revelations 5.14 Amen.