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Song Ideas for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 4, 2019

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 70[69]:2, 6) “O God, come to my assistance! O Lord, make haste to help me! You are my rescuer, my help; O Lord, do not delay.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Matthew 5:3) “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

Communion Antiphon: (Wisdom 16:30) “You have given us, O Lord, bread from heaven, endowed with all delights and sweetness in every taste.”


(John 6:35) “I am the bread of life, says the Lord; whoever comes to me will not hunger and whoever believes in me will not thirst.”




*Above All by Baloche/LeBlanc (Capitol CMG/LenSongs/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD Jesus, Hope of the World  “Above all wealth and treasures of the earth, there’s no way to measure what you’re worth.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion / Closing Song)

**At the Name of Jesus by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  listen  “With your hearts enthrone him, there let him subdue all that is not holy, all that is not true.”  (Gather / Preparation / Communion)

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)

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

Desert Song by Brooke Ligertwood (EMI/worshiptogether.com) “This is my prayer in the desert when all that is in me feels dry…There is a faith proved of more worth than gold So refine me Lord through the flame.”  (Preparation)

Enough by Tomlin/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “All of you is more than enough for all of me…You satisfy me with your love…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

From the Inside Out by Joel Houston (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “In my heart and my soul, Lord, I give You control. Consume me from the inside out Lord.”  (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 Answers All Our Needs by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  listen  “Faithful is the Lord…”  (Communion)

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

Heavenly Bread by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the CD 10,000 Angels  listen  (verses borrow text from the Corpus Christi Sequence)  (Communion)

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

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

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  listen  “O Bread of Life, you will answer all our needs…”  (Communion)

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

Jesus, My Everything by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) “Teach me how to pray, to live a life of grace.”  (Preparation / Communion)

King of My Heart by McMillan/McMillan (Capitol CMG/Moniker Music Group/CCLI)    “Let the king of my heart be…the ransom for my life…you’re never gonna let me down.”  (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)

*Lord, Reign in Me by Brenton Brown (Vineyard Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD Father, We Thank Thee  listen  ““Cause you mean more to me than any earthly thing…”  (Closing)

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

O God of Love by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  listen  “None ever called on you in vain.”   (Song of Preparation / Closing Song)

Paschal Mystery by Bradley Knuckles (WLP) listen   “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.” (Preparation / Communion)

Take My Life by Tomlin et al (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Take my silver and my gold, not a mite would I withhold.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)

*We Will Serve the Lord by Rory Cooney (OCP)  found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD We Will Be the Light  listen   “Wealth can be an idol…some will choose to gather it, all that they can hoard…”  (Preparation / Closing)

*You Alone are All I Need by Chambers/Houghton/Brewster (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD Fountain of Mercy  listen  “So many distractions that pull me away.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

*You are My All In All by Dennis Jernigan (PraiseCharts Pub./CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD In Every Age  listen  (and here’s a pretty cool version by the Gaither Vocal Band…keep listening)  “You are the treasure that I seek…you are my all in all.”  (Preparation / Communion)


*Indicates that this title is part of the Voices As One collection.  Instrumental parts available for every title.