Song Ideas for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 18, 2022

Entrance Antiphon:  “I am the salvation of the people, says the Lord.  Should they cry to me in any distress, I will hear them, and I will be their Lord for ever.”

Gospel Acclamation: (See 2 Corinthians 8:9) “Though our Lord Jesus Christ was rich, he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 119[118]:4–5) “You have laid down your precepts to be carefully kept; may my ways be firm in keeping your statues.”


(John 10:14) “I am the Good Shepherd, says the Lord; I know my sheep, and mine know me.”


FREE – Praise the Lord Who Lifts Up the Poor by Ed Bolduc ( lead sheet  demo  trumpet part


Above All by Leblanc/Baloche (Capitol CMG/LenSongs Publishing, Inc./CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES   “Above all wealth and treasures of the earth there’s no way to measure what you’re worth.” (Preparation / Communion / Closing)  listen

All I Need by Chambers/Houghton/Brewster (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES “You alone are all I need.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

Be Thou My Vision by Hull/Byrne (Public Domain) “Riches I need not, nor man’s empty praise.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Come, Now Is the Time to Worship by Brian Doerkson (Vineyard Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and the collection VOICES   listen “Still the greatest treasure remains for those who gladly choose you now.” (Gathering Song)

Cornerstone by Mote/Liljero/Myrin/Morgan/Bradbury (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “My hope is built on nothing less Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness…Christ alone, cornerstone…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

Enough by Tomlin/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “All of you is more than enough for all of me, For every thirst and every need, you satisfy me with your love.” (Preparation / Communion)

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

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 “Here I am to bow down. Here I am to say that you’re my God.”  (Gathering / Preparation)  listen

Holy Spirit, We’re Calling You by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) “Come and grant your wisdom, Lord, to the leaders of the nations…”  found in the collection VOICES  (Use anywhere except Psalm) 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 Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Find Us Ready and with the death of my own desires I’ll rise with you.”  (Preparation / Communion / Closing)

I Will Follow by Tomlin/Ingram/Morgan (Capitol CMG/Essential/Spirit Music/CCLI)  “I will live for you alone…“ found in the  collection VOICES (Preparation) listen

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

Jesus, Messiah by Reeves/Carson/Cash/Tomlin (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI)  found in the collection VOICES. “He became sin who knew no sin…all our hope is in you…”  (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)

Lord, Let Your Face Shine Upon Us by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Unravel listen on YouTube  (Ent. Ant. / Preparation / Closing)

Lord, You Have the Words by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD The Face of God and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and found in the collection VOICES  “The precepts of the Lord are right…they are more to be desired than gold.”  listen  (Communion)

My Reward by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Let all the treasure of this world fade away.  Jesus you are my reward…”  (Preparation / Closing)

One True God by Tomlin/Redman/Chapman (Capitol CMG/Essential Music Pub./CCLI) from the collection VOICES“One sovereign in power…there is no other that can compare to you…Jesus, you are the one true God.”  (Preparation / Closing)  listen

Reason to Live by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and VOICES “I will serve the Lord. He will be my passion…”  (Communion)  listen

Take My Life by Tomlin et al (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Take my life and let it be consecrated all to thee. Take my silver and my gold, not a mite will I withhold.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)

The Lord Hears the Cry of the Poor by Cliff Petty (WLP) from the CD Touch Jesus and the collection VOICESlisten (Communion)

The Lord Hears the Cry of the Poor by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the collection VOICES “The just will cry and the Lord will hear, and save them from all distress”  listen (Communion)

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

We Fall Down by Chris Tomlin (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2VOICES, 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

We Will Serve the Lord by Rory Cooney (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES and on the CD We Will Be the Light  listen “Wealth can be an idol…As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” (Preparation / Closing)

Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “Your race is enough for me.”  (Closing Song) listen