Crescite vero in gratia (John Kilpatrick)
- Editor: John Kilpatrick (submitted 2006-03-04). Score information: A4, 8 pages, 100 kB Copyright: Personal
- Edition notes:
Title: Crescite vero in gratia
Composer: John Kilpatrick
Description: The sung words are in Latin, but there is an optional section in which a speaker may declaim the text in English taken from the Geneva Bible of 1560; the words from any other bible version or language could be substituted. Key: F major. For use as a grace for a service on St Peter's Day (29 June), or as an ending piece for a concert on that day, or for any other relevant purpose in connection with St Peter. The piece is intended to be matched with the fanfare (introit)Tu es Petrus.
Original text and translations
English and Latin text
Growe in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Iesus Christ: To him be glorie bothe now and for ever more.
Crescite vero in gratia, et in cognitione Domini nostri, et Salvatoris Iesu Christi. Ipsi gloria et nunc, et in diem æternitatis. Amen.
Peter II, 3:18