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Song Ideas for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 1, 2019

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 86[85]:3, 5) “Have mercy on me, O Lord, for I cry to you all the day long. O Lord, you are good and forgiving, full of mercy to all who all to you.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Matthew 11:29ab) “Take my yoke upon you, says the Lord, and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart.

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 31[30]:20) “How great is the goodness, Lord, that you keep for those who fear you.”


(Matthew 5:9–10) “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.  Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.”



(FREE) God in Your Goodness (version 1) by Ed Bolduc (www.edbolducmusic.com)  lead sheet  demo

(FREE) God, In Your Goodness, You Have Made a Home for the Poor (version 2) by Ed Bolduc (www.edbolducmusic.com) lead sheet  demo



Adore by WAL (WLP) from the CD Always and Everywhere  “Humble in your glory, Mighty King, yet lowly, I bow before you.”  listen   (Communion)

*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  listen   (Closing)

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)

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)

Can We Love? by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Captured  “With feet secure on the ground and heart humbled by love…” (Song of Gathering / Song of Preparation)

Gather Us In by Marty Haugen (GIA) “Give us a heart so meek and so lowly…” (Gathering)

*Gathered as One by Light/Tate (WLP) from the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and the CD Gathered As One “All are welcome, the greatest and least…”  listen  (Gathering)

Give Us Clean Hands by Charlie Hall (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “We bow our hearts, we bend our knees, O Spirit, come make us humble.”  (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)

*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  “Here I am to bow down…”  listen

How Great Is Our God by Tomlin/Cash Reeves (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI) (Gathering)

Humble Thyself in the Sight of the Lord by Bob Hudson (Brentwood-Benson Publishing/CCLI)  Humble thyself in the sight of the Lord and he will lift you up.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth and Kathy Troccoli (Sony/ATV Tree Publishing) “a willing and humble heart I pray you’ll find in me…” (Preparation / Closing)

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)

Lay Me Down by Tomlin/Ingram/Myrin/Redman “Letting go of my pride Giving up all my rights, Take this life and let it shine”  (Closing)

*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)

My Reward by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Jesus you are my reward..to hear your voice on that day is all I’m living for.”  (Closing Song)

*Open My Eyes by Jesse Manibusan (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD We Will be the Light  listen  “And the first shall be last…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*Take My Life by Scott Underwood (Vineyard Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD Fountain of Mercy  listen  “Take my will and conform it to yours.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)

The Beatitudes by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  listen  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

The Same Love by Rossback/Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “You choose the humble and raise them high…”  (Song of Preparation)

Unwavering by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) from the CD Overflow  “Blessed are the meek in awe of you, Father.”  (Preparation / Communion)

We are the Light of the World by Jean Anthony Greif (Vernacular Hymns Publishing Company) “Blessed are they who are meek and humble…” (Song of Preparation / Closing)

*We Fall Down by Chris Tomlin (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD Fountain of Mercy  listen  “We fall down, we lay our crowns at the feet of Jesus.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

What I Have Done for You by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love  listen   “What I have done for you, go and do the same.”   (Meditation)


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