Song Ideas for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 07, 2022

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 74[73]:20, 19, 22, 23) “Look to your covenant, O Lord, and forget not the life of your poor ones for ever.  Arise, O God, and defend your cause, and forget not the cries of those who seek you.”

Responsorial Psalm:  Blessed the People the Lord Has Chosen by Ed Bolduc

Gospel Acclamation: (Mathew 24:42a, 44) “Stay awake and be ready! For you do not know on what day your Lord will come.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 147:12, 14) “O Jerusalem, glorify the Lord, who gives you your fill of finest wheat.”


(John 6:51) “The bread that I will give, says the Lord, is my flesh for the life of the world.”


Awake, O Sleeper by Ike Ndolo (spiritandsong) from the CD We are Beggars “Arise from slumber. Christ is calling your name.” (Preparation)

Awake to the Day by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Awake to the Day and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES   listen  “We prepare for you, Lord.”  (Song of Gathering / Song of Preparation)

Behold the Lamb of God by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection VOICES.  “We will not forget, we will stay awake…”  listen (Communion)

Cornerstone by Mote/Liljero/Myrin/Morgan/Bradbury (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “I dare not trust the sweetest frame, but wholly trust in Jesus’ name…when he shall come with trumpet sound, oh may I, then, in him be found.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

Even So Come (Come, Lord Jesus) by Tomlin/Ingram/Cates (Capitol CMG/Essential/Vistaville/CCLI)  “Like a bride waiting for her groom we’ll be a church waiting for you.” (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

Find Us Ready by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Find Us Ready  “Find us working and loving and doing your will…building the kingdom of mercy and love.” (Use anywhere except Psalm)

Give Glory by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1 and VOICES. We walk by faith not sight…”  (Closing Song) listen

Heart Abandoned by Stanfill/Curran (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “God give me a heart abandoned, ever after you alone…” (Communion)

I Am the Bread of Life by Tom Kaczmarek (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES and on the CD Celebrate the Feast (Consider a slightly slower, less aggressive arrangement in the beginning.) “I am the true bread sent from heaven.” (Communion) listen

I Am the Bread of Life by John Michael Talbot (Brentwood-Benson/Capitol CMG) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1 and VOICES. “All who eat of this heavenly bread…” (Communion) listen

I Am Yours (Consume Me, Completely) by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from CD In Shadow and In Light and the collection More Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES. “O Bread of Life, you will answer all our needs…”  (Communion)  listen

I Can Do All Things by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD It’s Time to Get Up!  and the collection VOICES “I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation) listen

I Will Follow by Tomlin/Ingram/Morgan (Capitol CMG/Essential/Spirit Music/CCLI)  “All your ways are sure. I will trust in you alone.” found in the  collection VOICES (Preparation) listen

In Christ Alone by Getty/Townend (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “In Christ alone my hope is found…my Comforter, my All in All.”  (Preparation / Communion)

It Is Well by Spafford/DiMarco/Bliss (Bethel Music/CCLI)  “So let go, my soul, and trust in him…”  found in the collection VOICES. (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation)

King of My Heart by McMillan/McMillan (Capitol CMG/Moniker Music Group/CCLI)    “you’re never gonna let me down.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation)

O God of Love by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  and VOICES“ Whom shall we trust but you, O lord? Where rest but on your faithful Word?”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song) listen

Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) by Houston/Crocker/Ligthelm (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Spirit, lead me where my trust is without borders.” (Meditation)

Paschal Mystery by Bradley Knuckles (WLP) ) found in the collection VOICES  “Bread of Life, broken for the world, we come needing to be nourished. We find in you what nothing else can give. You satisfy the heart.” listen (Preparation / Communion)

Sovereign by Tomlin/Ingram/Myrin/Chalk/Redman (Capitol CMG/Martin Essential/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “All the pieces of my life, from beginning to the end, I will trust you.” (Preparation / Communion)

We Walk by Faith by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  “My Lord and God! You are my Lord and God!  You are my Lord and God! You will always be the Lord of all of me.” (Preparation / Communion) 

Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “Great is your faithfulness, O God…So remember your people, remember your children, remember your promise, O God.”   (Closing Song) listen