For God So Loved the World
Text John 3:16-17
Topics Love (God's), Salvation
Scripture references John 3:16
Length 1' 15" Price $1.85 (U.S.) Released
Catalog no. 410-546 Difficulty Moderately
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"The most familiar passage of
Holy Scripture is presented in a highly expressive and beautiful
motet. Most of the writing is strophic in style with frequent
use of chromaticism and modulation. There is occasional divisi
in the treble voices. Proper rehearsal for careful tuning is
essential to the success of this motet." -Creator Magazine,
Nov. 1993 [One of their select 20]
"For God so loved the world is
unified and makes a cohesive statement of the text." -AAM
Journal, February 1995
has taken the familiar passage from John 3:16-17 and created
a tender motet that is expressive of the beauty and comfort given
in these words from the Gospel of John.
For God so loved the world
that he gave his only Son,
that who e'er believes in him should not perish,
but have eternal life.
God sent his Son not to condemn the world,
but that the world might be saved through him.
For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son,
that who e'er believes in him should not perish, but have eternal
Text: John 3:16-17