Song Ideas for The Epiphany of the Lord, January 8, 2023

Entrance Antiphon: (Mal 3:1; 1 Chr 29:12) “Behold, the Lord, the Mighty One, has come; and kingship is in his grasp, and power and dominion.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Matthew 2:2) “We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage.”

Communion Antiphon: (Matthew 2:2) “We have seen his star in the East, and have come with gifts to adore the Lord.”

Responsorial Psalm:

Every Nation on Earth: Psalm 72 by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the CD Alive In Me and found in More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES 

Let All the Nations Praise You by W.Clifford Petty (WLP/GIA)

Lord, Every Nation by Jesse Manibusan (OCP) “May your kingdom reach from sea to sea, and from the rivers to the ends of the earth.”  (Preparation / Communion)

More Songs

All the Ends of the Earth by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word and found in the collection VOICES  listen  (Preparation / Sending Forth)

Adore by WAL (WLP) from the CD Always and Everywhere  and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES  “Pierce my heart with your truth, set me free. Here I am, live in me.” (Communion)  listen

Bethlehem by Tomlin/Cash (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI) (Preparation / Communion)

Bread of Angels by Curtis Stephan (spiritandsong) found in the collection VOICES “Word incarnate, dwell within is; pierce our hardened hearts.” listen

Christmas Offering by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG / CCLI)  “I bring an offering of worship to my King.” (Preparation)

Christ the Lord by Hart/Feduccia (spiritandsong)  (Communion)

Come, Let Us Worship the King by Patrick Bradley (WLP) recorded by W. Clifford Petty on his CD Touch Jesus   listen  (Gathering / Song of Preparation / Closing Song)

God Has Come to Earth by Aaron Thompson (GIA) found in the collection VOICES listen (Gathering / Preparation / Sending Forth)

Let Me Be Your Bethlehem by Danielle Rose (WLP) found in the collection VOICES (Communion Meditation)  listen

Love Has Come by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) from the CD The End and the Beginning listen on YouTube “Word of God enthroned, dwell in us forevermore.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

Noel by Hess (WLP) from the CD Cradle in Bethlehem (Gathering / Preparation / Sending Forth)

O Come, All Ye Faithful by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD Today (Gathering / Preparation)

Of the Father’s Love Begotten by Ubowski/Hart (Essential Music/GIA/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Forever in the Father’s love we stand…”  (Preparation / Communion) listen

Rise Up In Splendor by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the CD 10,000 Angels and found in the collection VOICES   listen (Gathering / Preparation / Sending Forth)

Rise Up In Splendor, by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Cry the Gospel  (Gathering / Preparation)

Shine On Us by Michael W. Smith (Capitol CMG/Sony ATV/CCLI) listen  (Communion Meditation)

Shine Through Us by Danielle Rose (WLP) – from the CD I Thirst and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  (Communion Meditation)

The First Noel

Welcome Home by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD Welcome Home for Christmas listen  (Communion Meditation)

Welcome to Our World by Chris Rice (Word Entertainment LLC/CCLI)  (Communion Meditation)

We Three Kings

What Child Is This?

 We Exalt Your Name by Jobe/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) (Communion)