Song Ideas for Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, November 22, 2020

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Entrance Antiphon: (Revelation 5:12; 1–6) “How worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and divinity, and wisdom and strength and honor. To him belong glory and power for ever and ever.

Worthy Is the Lamb of God by Lorraine Hess (WLP/GIA) from the CD Glorify Him and found in the collection VOICES (Preparation / Communion)  listen

Salvation Belongs to Our God by Howard/Turner (Restoration Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and on the CD In Every Age and the collection VOICES “And unto the Lamb, praise and glory, wisdom and thanks, honor and power an strength…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)  listen


Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 23: 1–2, 2–3, 5–6) “The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I shall want.”

 The Lord Is My Shepherd by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the collections More Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES listen

The Lord Is My Shepherd by Josh Blakesley (spiritandsong) from the CD Immersed and found in the collection VOICES  listen



Gospel Acclamation: (Mark 11:9, 10) “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!  Blessed is the kingdom of our father David that is to come!”



Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 73 (72): 28) “The Lord sits as King for ever. The Lord will bless his people with peace.”

Paschal Mystery by Bradley Knuckles (WLP) found in the collection VOICES  “King of every king and Lord of every Lord…” (Preparation / Communion)  listen



Spiritual Communion Prayer/Song for Those Watching Online:

Soul of Christ (Anime Christi) by Lorraine Hess –  this song works well for a Spiritual Communion prayer for those watching online.  A fresh setting of this beautiful text. It is available as an octavo or lead sheet  youtube


More Songs

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.”  (Preparation / Communion)  listen

Agnus Dei by Michael W. Smith (Sony/Milene/CCLI)   “Alleluia, for the Lord God Almighty reigns…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Meditation)

All Creatures of Our God and King arr. by David Crowder (Capitol CMG/Moon & Musky Music/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES (use anywhere except Psalm) listen

As It Is In Heaven by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) from the CD Overflow and in the collection VOICES “Let your kingdom come, let your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” (Closing Song) listen

At the Name of Jesus by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymnsand found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1and the collection VOICES  “At the name of Jesus every knee shall bow…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion / Closing) listen

*Be Glorified by Tomlin/Reeves/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and on the CD We Will be the Light  (Closing Song)

Beautiful One by Tim Hughes (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no heart could fully know how marvelous, how wonderful you are.”  Found in the collection VOICES. (Closing Song) listen

Behold by WAL (WLP) from the CD Always and Everywhere and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES.  “Behold…with the saints and angels.”  (Communion) listen

Blessed Be Your Name by Matt & Beth Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collections Voices as One vol. 2 , VOICES, and the CD Strong In Faith (Preparation / Closing) listen

*Come, Now Is the Time to Worship by Brian Doerkson (Vineyard/CCLI) found in the collections Voices as One vol. 2 , VOICES, and on the CD Father We Thank Thee  “One day every tongue will confess you are God, one day every knee will bow.”  (Gathering / Song of Preparation) listen

Christ Is Lord by Ben Walthers ( from the CD Make Your Home In Me  listen on YouTube  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song)

Christ Reigns by Paul Melley (GIA) from the CD God Is Love  listen on YouTube  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song)

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

Everlasting God by Brown/Riley (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Strength will rise as we wait upon the Lord…our hope, our strong deliverer.”  (Gathering / Song of Preparation / Closing Song) listen

Give Glory by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  and VOICES. “Give glory to our God who is and always was.”  (Closing Song) listen

Glorify Him by Your Life by Lorrain Hess (WLP/GIA) from the CD Glorify Him and the collection VOICES. (Closing) listen

Glorious Lord by WAL (WLP/GIA) from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  and VOICES (Closing)listen

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

Hosanna by Brooke Ligertwood (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “I see his love and mercy washing over all our sin…”  (Gather / Preparation / Communion)

How Great is Our God by Tomlin/Reeves/Cash (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES. “The Godhead three in one, Father, Spirit, Son…”  (use anywhere except Psalm)  listen

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

Jesus Reigns by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love and the collection More Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES (Preparation / Closing) 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 Reign In Me by Brenton Brown (Vineyard) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2, VOICES, and on the CD Father, We Thank Thee  listen  (Preparation / Closing)

Mighty King by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) from the CD Age to Age  listen on YouTube  (Closing Song)

O God of Love by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymnsand found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  and VOICES. “God of love, bring us to your love…in this world ever-changing your way is clear, holy Lord, you are God of love.”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song)listen

O Praise the Name (Anástasis) by Hastings/Ussher/Sampson (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “For endless days we will sing your praise…And I will rise among the saints My gaze transfixed on Jesus’ face…”

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

Oh Our Lord by Leonard/Jordan/Baloche (Capitol CMG/Integrity/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES. “We look to you. We long for you, O Lord.”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song) listen

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

Open Up the Heavens by Rozier/McDonald/Ingram/Andrews/Garrard (Word Music/Essential Music/CCLI)  found in the collection VOICES. “Your presence in this place Your glory on our face We’re looking to the sky. Descending like a cloud You’re standing with us now Lord unveil our eyes.”  (Closing Song) listen

Revelation Song by Jennie Lee Riddle (Capitol CMG / CCLI)  “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty. Who was and is and is to come;” (Preparation / Communion)

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

The Lord Is King by Ed Bolduc ( lead sheet  demo (Preparation)

The Name of Jesus by Brian Flynn (WLP) from the CD Born Again  and found in the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  and VOICES. “Every knee will bow down, every tongue will confess that you are the glory of God.” (Closing) listen

We Exalt Your Name by Jobe/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “We exalt your name high above the heavens.”  (Preparation / Communion)

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

What a Beautiful Name by Fielding/Ligertwood (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES.  “Death could not hold you…the veil tore before you.” (Second Communion) listen

You are Holy / Prince of Peace by Imboden/Rhoton (Music Services/CCLI)  “You are holy, you are mighty, you are worthy…you’re my Prince of Peace and I will live my life for you.”  (Closing Song)

You are My King (Amazing Love) by Billy James Foote ( found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES. “Amazing love, how can it be that you, my King, would die for me?”  (Preparation / Second Communion)  listen

Your Love Will Reign Victorious by Mikey Needleman (WLP) from the CD All for You and the collection More Voices as One vol. 3, and VOICES (Closing) listen