Almighty God, who hast given (Thomas Clark)
- Editor: Edmund Gooch (submitted 2016-05-30). Score information: A4, 3 pages, 63 kB Copyright: Public Domain
- Edition notes: The parts are printed in the source in the order Tenor - [Alto] - Treble - [Bass] - [Instrumental bass], with the alto part given in the treble clef an octave above sounding pitch.
Title: Almighty God, who hast given
Composer: Thomas Clark
Number of voices: 4vv Voicing: SATB
Genre: Sacred, Anthem
Instruments: Basso continuo
First published: 1830 in A Seventh Set of Psalm Tunes, p. 33
Description: Setting of the Collect for Christmas Day. The text is taken from the Book of Common Prayer, but is modified slightly by the omission of the word 'as' from the BCP text 'and as at this time to be born of a pure Virgin'.
Original text and translations
Almighty God, who hast given us thy only begotten Son to take our nature upon him,
and at this time to be born of a pure Virgin:
Grant that we, being regenerate, and made thy children by adoption and grace,
may daily be renewed by thy Holy Spirit;
Through the same our Lord Jesus Christ,
who liveth and reigneth with thee and the same Spirit, ever one God,
world without end.