Based on a text by Charles Coffin, John Purifoy has created a stellar anthem for the Advent season. The work builds in intensity as the text and music move from inward reflection - "The advent of our God shall be our theme for prayer," - to outward praise - "All glory to the Son who comes to set us free, with Father, Spirit, ever One through all eternity." Optional oboe obbligato. Available separately: SATB, BonusTrax CD. Duration: ca. 3:25.