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Song Ideas for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 8, 2019

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 119[118]:137, 124) “You are just, O Lord, and your judgment is right; treat your servant in accord with your merciful love.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Psalm 119:135) “Let your face shine upon your servant; and teach me your laws.

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 42[41]:2–3) “Like the deer that yearns for running streams, so my soul is yearning for you, my God; my soul is thirsting for God, the living God.”


(John 8:12) “I am the light of the world, says the Lord; whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”



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As the Deer by Martin Nystrom (Brentwood-Benson/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD In Every Age  (Communion Antiphon)  listen

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.  Be thou my wisdom…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*Build a Family by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and the Wedding Collection: Love One Another  listen   “One goal, one vision, building the kingdom of God.”  (Preparation /Communion)

*Come and Follow Me by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Will be the Light and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  listen  “This is the time of fulfillment…”  (Preparation / Communion)

**Follow Me by Danielle Rose (WLP) from the CD Pursue Me and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  listen  “From now on you’ll be fishers of men.” (Preparation / Communion)

Glorify Him by Your Life by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD Glorify Him  listen   (Closing)

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)

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

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth and Kathy Troccoli (Sony/ATV Tree Publishing) “As I look upon your cross, so too, must I die with you, and with the death of my own desires I’ll rise with you.” (Preparation / Closing)

I Will Follow by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day   listen  “You lead the way and I will follow.” (Preparation)

I Will Follow by Tomlin/Ingram/Morgan (Capitol CMG/Essential Music Pub./Spirit Music Group/CCLI) “You’re the one I seek, knowing I will find all I need in you alone.” (Preparation)

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 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)  “I want to hear you say the words to me, “Well done…good and faithful servant…Let all the treasures of this world fade away.”  (Closing Song)

My Soul Is Thirsting by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and on the CD Forever Will I Sing  (Communion Antiphon)

Nothing I Hold Onto by Will Reagan (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “I give it all to you, God, trusting that you’ll make something beautiful out of me.”  (Communion Meditation)

*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)

Take My Life arr. Tomlin (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Take my silver and my gold…not a might would I withhold…”  (Preparation / Communion)

Take Up Our Cross by Stephan/Hart (spiritandsong) listen on YouTube  “We take up our cross and follow him. We lay down our lives that we might live.” (Preparation / Communion / Closing)

The Same Love by Rossback/Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “The same love…is calling us all my name.  You’re calling us to the cross.”  (Song of Preparation)

*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…As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”  (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…You alone are all I need.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

*Your Love, O Lord by Avery/Carr/Powell/Lee/Anderson (Brentwood-Benson/Kobalt Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Father, We Thank Thee listen “Your love, O Lord, reaches to the heavens…Your justice flows like the oceans’ tide.”  (Gathering (Ent. Ant.))




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