Monday 10 August 2020
Difficulty level: *** (moderately difficult)
This piece is available as a printed choral leaflet or as a digital download (PDF).
Please sign up to our newsletter if you'd like to be informed about future publications
Some notable performances
This piece was composed for the ordination of Rev Dr Kevin Francis in Glasgow University Chapel in September 2011.
Notes on the piece
Originally composed for the ordination of Rev Dr Kevin Francis in Glasgow University Chapel in September 2011, the composer has substantially revised the work for this second edition (2018).
You can accompany this work either on the piano or the organ. Organists will naturally tie repeated notes, except where articulation is needed, as in bar 14.
Experienced choirs might like to sing some sections unaccompanied.
Buy your copies
We accept credit and debit cards for payment.
Your order will be placed in pounds sterling (GBP); however, your credit card company will bill you in your own currency.
To order a printable PDF, decide whether you want
- a licence to print up to 10 copies
- a licence to print up to 30 copies
- a licence to print up to 50 copies
then click on the relevant button below.
Our sales are administered by e-junkie.com and you will be taken to their website to complete the transaction.
When your payment is complete, you will be able to download your PDF.
We treat your privacy seriously: we hate spam, just like you do.
We will not sell or give your details to anyone else, and you can unsubscribe at any time.
Do I need a PayPal account to buy music?
If you have a credit or debit card you don't need a PayPal account.
- Click on the relevant Buy Now button, and you will be taken to PayPal. Look for the following image:
- Click on the "Continue" button (not shown here).
PDF (Portable Document Format)
Orders for PDFs are normally processed immediately. Your licensed PDF should be available within a few minutes of your payment.
You will need a PDF reader to view the file. The most popular is Adobe Reader, although other suitable programmes are also available.
Printed copies (octavos)
Orders for printed copies (where available) will normally be processed within 48 hours (excluding weekends and holidays).
Please note that in accordance with our environmental policy, we try to use suitable re-used packaging wherever possible.
Come, my Way, my Truth, my Life!
Such a Way as gives us breath,
Such a Truth as ends all strife,
Such a Life as killeth Death.
Come, my Light, my Feast, my Strength!
Such a Light as shows a feast,
Such a Feast as mends in length,
Such a Strength as makes his guest.
Come, my Joy, my Love, my Heart!
Such a Joy as none can move,
Such a Love as none can part,
Such a Heart as joyes in love.
from The Temple (1633)
George Herbert (1593–1633)
A note on the text
Since the text is in the public domain, you can print the words in your service sheet or newsletter.