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Song Ideas for the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 18, 2019

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 84[83]:10–11) “Turn your eyes, O God, our shield; and look on the face of your anointed one; one day within your courts is better than a thousand elsewhere.”

Gospel Acclamation: (John 10:27) “My sheep hear my voice, says the Lord; I know them, and they follow me.

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 130[129]:7 “With the Lord there is mercy; in him is plentiful redemption.”


(John 6:51–52) “I am the living bread that came down from heaven, says the Lord.  Whoever eats of this bread will live for ever.”


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*Be Glorified by Tomlin/Reeves/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD We Will be the Light  listen   “You set my heart on fire…Be glorified in me.”  (Closing)

*Be God’s by Danielle Rose (WLP) from the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD Mysteries  listen  “Let your life change the world one person at a time.”  (Preparation / Closing)

*Be Still by David J. Evans (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1  “He burns with holy fire…”  (there are many different recordings/interpretations of this song on YouTube) (Gathering / 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)

*Better Is One Day by Matt Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Strong in Faith  listen  “Better is one day in your house than thousands elsewhere.” (Gathering)

*Build a Family by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and the Wedding Collection: Love One Another  listen   “Spread the faith, spread the truth…”  (Preparation / Communion)

Burning In My Soul by Younker/Carson/Reeves/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “God let your fire fall again. It’s burning in my soul.”  (Closing Song)

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)

Christ In Me, Arise by Trevor Thomson (spiritandsong.com) from the CD Christ In Me, Arise  listen on YouTube  “Be now my footsteps, leading the way, taking me where I must go.”  (Gather / Preparation / Communion)

Consuming Fire by Tim Hughes (Capitol CMG/CCLI) listen on YouTube  “Consuming fire, fan into flame a passion for your name. Spirit of God, will you fall in this place. Lord, have your way…in us.” (Preparation / Communion)

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

I Am the Bread of Life  (Come and Follow Me) by Steve Angrisano and Tom Booth (spiritandsong)  “I am the Bread of Life…Truth and Light…I Am Who AM…” (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  “I surrender to the power of your love…Let your will be done in me.”  (Communion)

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth and Kathy Troccoli (Sony/ATV Tree Publishing) “…but I’m gonna take a stand in all I say and do.”  (Preparation / Communion)

I Will Follow by Tomlin/Ingram/Morgan (Capitol CMG/CCLI)   “Where you go I’ll go…how you serve I’ll serve”  (Song of Preparation)

I Will Never Be by Geoff Bullock (Music Services / CCLI) “I have walked the path, I’ve run the race…fall like fire, soak like rain.”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

*Just Like You by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD We Will Be the Light  listen  “…like a burning fire be my one desire…”  (Closing)

King of My Heart by McMillan/McMillan (Capitol CMG/Moniker Music Group/CCLI)  “Let the King of my heart be the fire inside my veins…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation)

*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  “Over every thought, over every word, may my life reflect the beauty of my Lord.” (Closing)

*Open the Eyes of My Heart by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Father, We Thank Thee  listen   (Gathering / Preparation / Closing Song)

Open Up the Heavens by Rozier/McDonald/Ingram/Andrews/Garrard (Word Music/Essential Music/CCLI)   “Your glory like a fire…will burn our hearts with truth.”  (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)

A Rightful Place by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) from the CD A New Day  listen on YouTube “Let us build your kingdom in truth and grace…” (Closing Song)

Shout to the North by Martin Smith (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD We Will Be the Light   listen “Rise up women of the truth, stand and sing to broken hearts…we’ve been refined by the power of his name.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing) (Entrance Antiphon)

Soul on Fire by various (Capitol CMG/Essential Music Pub./CCLI)  “God I’m running for Your heart…til I am a soul on fire.”  (Closing)

We Gather In Love by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2  listen  “We come to light our lives on fire…”  (Gathering / Preparation)

With the Lord by Ed Bolduc (WLP) “Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord…” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)


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