A ‘Gloria Patri’

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit.
Holy is God, strong and undying.
Have mercy on us, save us,
Son of God, our Savior.
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

Source: Coptic and Greek texts in British Museum, H. R. Hall, 1905, p. 53. Possibly fourth century

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Lutheran pastor and musician serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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