Song Ideas for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 28, 2022

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 86[85]:3, 5) “Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I cry to you all the day long. O Lord, you are good and forgiving, full of mercy to all who all to you.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Matthew 11:29ab) “Take my yoke upon you, says the Lord, and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 31[30]:20) “How great is the goodness, Lord, that you keep for those who fear you.”


(Matthew 5:9–10) “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.  Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.”


(FREE) God in Your Goodness (version 1) by Ed Bolduc (  lead sheet  demo

(FREE) God, In Your Goodness, You Have Made a Home for the Poor (version 2) by Ed Bolduc ( lead sheet  demo


Adore by WAL (WLP) from the CD Always and Everywhere  and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES  “Humble in your glory, Mighty King, yet lowly, I bow before you.”   (Communion)  listen

Be Thou My Vision by Hull/Byrne (Public Domain) “Riches I heed not, nor man’s empty praise…High King of heaven, my treasure thou art.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

By Our Love by Christy Nockels (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Love with his hands, see with his eyes…and they will know us by our love…”  (Preparation / Communion)

Can We Love by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Captured  and found in the collection VOICES “Loving our neighbor as ourselves the kingdom of love we will know.” (Song of Gathering / Preparation) listen

Give Us Clean Hands by Charlie Hall (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “We bow our hearts, we bend our knees, O Spirit, come make us humble.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

Have It All by Strand/Johnson/Taylor/Strand/Fields (Bethel Music / Essential Music / CCLI) “You can have it all Lord, Ev’ry part of my world.” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

He Is Exalted by Twila Paris (EMI/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and VOICES “He is the Lord! Forever his truth shall reign! Heaven and earth rejoice in his holy name!” (Gathering / Closing) listen

Here I Am to Worship by Tim Hughes (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD Strong In Faith and found in the collection VOICES “Light of the world you stepped down into darkness…”  (Gathering / Preparation)  listen

How Great is Our God by Tomlin/Reeves/Cash (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES. (use anywhere except Psalm) listen

Humble Thyself in the Sight of the Lord by Bob Hudson (Brentwood-Benson Publishing/CCLI)  “Humble thyself in the sight of the Lord and he will lift you up.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth and Kathy Troccoli (Sony/ATV Tree Publishing) “a willing and humble heart I pray you’ll find in me…” (Preparation / Closing)

Jesus, Messiah by Reeves/Carson/Cash/Tomlin (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI)  found in the collection VOICES. “All glory to you, God, the Light of the World.” (Use anywhere except Psalm) listen

King of My Heart by McMillan/McMillan (Capitol CMG/Moniker Music Group/CCLI)   “Let the king of my heart be…the fountain I drink from…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Lay It Down by Brown/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Everything I am, everything I long to be, I lay it down at your feet.” (Communion)

Lay Me Down by Tomlin/Ingram/Myrin/Redman “Letting go of my pride Giving up all my rights, Take this life and let it shine”  (Closing)

Let Me Be Joy (Let Me be a Channel) by Ed Bolduc ( “We are called to be the hands and feet of Jesus…”  mp3 – sheet music 

Litany of Humility by Danielle Rose (WLP/GIA)

Litany of Humility by Thomas Muglia (OCP)

Lord Reign In Me by Brenton Brown (Vineyard) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2VOICES “Over every thought, over every word, may my life reflect the beauty of my Lord.” (Preparation / Closing) listen

My Reward by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Jesus you are my hear your voice on that day is all I’m living for.”  (Closing Song)

Open My Eyes  by Jesse Manibusan (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES and on the CD We Will be the Light  “And the first shall be last…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Take My Life by Scott Underwood (Vineyard Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and  VOICES “Take my life and form it…my mind transform it…my will and conform it to yours.”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

The Beatitudes by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  and the collection VOICES“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they’ll be called children of God…”  (Communion Antiphon) listen

The Same Love by Rossback/Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “You choose the humble and raise them high…” (Preparation / Closing)  listen

Turn Our Hearts Around by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  and in the collection VOICES “We are tempted and we are fooled by sin’s beautiful disguise.  Bring us back.  Turn our hearts around.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

Unwavering by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) from the CD Overflow  “Blessed are the meek in awe of you, Father.”  (Preparation / Communion)

We are the Light of the World by Jean Anthony Greif (Vernacular Hymns Publishing Company) “Blessed are they who are meek and humble…” (Song of Preparation / Closing)

We Fall Down by Chris Tomlin (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2, VOICES, and on the CD Fountain of Mercy “We lay our crowns at the feet of Jesus.  The greatness of mercy and love…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “You choose the weak to lead the strong…”  (Closing Song) listen