Firmly I believe and truly (William Boyce)

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Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-11-14).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 39 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The hymn with four-part harmony and underlaid words in the version published in Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard
Editor: Andrew Sims (submitted 2020-11-14).   Score information: A4, 1 page, 75 kB   Copyright: CPDL
Edition notes: The hymn in the version published in Hymns Ancient & Modern New Standard, melody with words.

General Information

Title: Firmly I believe and truly
Composer: William Boyce
Tune: Halton Holgate
Lyricist: John Henry Newman

Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: SATB
Genre: SacredHymn   Meter: 87. 87

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella or keyboard

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External websites: https://embassysingers.de/scores/hymns.html

Original text and translations

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Firmly I believe and truly
God is Three and God is One;
and I next acknowledge duly
Manhood taken by the Son.

And I trust and hope most fully
in that Manhood crucified;
and each thought and deed unruly
do to death, as he has died.

Simply to his grace and wholly
light and life and strength belong,
and I love supremely, solely,
him the holy, him the strong.

And I hold in veneration,
for the love of him alone,
holy Church as his creation,
and her teachings as his own.

Adoration ay be given,
with and through the angelic host,
to the God of earth and heaven,
Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.