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Song Ideas for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 19, 2021

Entrance Antiphon: “I am the salvation of the people, says the Lord. Should they cry to me in any distress I will hear them, and I will be their Lord for ever.”

Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 54;3–4, 5, 6–8) “The Lord upholds my life.”

The Lord Upholds My Life by Booth/Maher (OCP)


Gospel Acclamation: (Thessalonians 2:14) “God has called us through the Gospel to possess the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 119 [118]:4–5) “You have laid down your precepts to be carefully kept; may my ways be firm in keeping your statutes.”


(John 8:12) “I am the Good Shepherd, says the Lord; I know my sheep, and mine know me.”


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. More of you and your grace, less of me in this place.” (Communion) listen

All Creatures of Our God and King (arr. Ed Bolduc) found in the collection VOICES. “…and worship God in humbleness…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Behold the Lamb of God by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection VOICES “Your might humbles every heart…”  listen (Communion)

By Our Love by Christy Nockels (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “The time is now…and they will know us by our love.”  (Preparation / Communion)

Can We Love by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Captured and found in the collection VOICES “With…hearts humbled by love we stand before God’s Anointed One and ask the question: ‘Can we love?’” (Song of Gathering / Preparation) listen

Follow Me by Danielle Rose (WLP) from the CD Pursue Me and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1 and the collection VOICES  (Preparation) listen

Go Into the World by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) found on the CD You Welcomed Me  “Go into the world loving the people that you meet. Seek out the poor, the sick and the lonely. Let mercy lead, as you have received, for they are my sheep.” (Preparation / Communion / Closing)

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Find Us Ready  “And as a servant he calls to me, ‘You must serve, too…I choose to serve…’” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

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

I Will Follow by Tomlin/Ingram/Morgan (Capitol CMG/Essential/Spirit Music/CCLI)  “Where you go, I’ll go, how you serve I’ll serve…” found in the  collection VOICES (Preparation) listen

Just Like You by Matt Maher (OCP) found the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “I wanna be holy just like you, I wanna go where you lead me to…” (Closing) listen

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)

Lay Me Down by Tomlin/Ingram/Myrin/Redman (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “I lay me down, I’m not my own. I belong to you alone…there’s no life apart from you.” (Closing)

Lead Me to the Cross by Ligertwood (Capitol CMG)

Litany of Humility by Danielle Rose (WLP/GIA)

Litany of Humility by Thomas Muglia (OCP)

Open My Eyes  by Jesse Manibusan (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES and on the CD We Will be the Light  “Open my heart, Lord, help me to love like you…and the first shall be last…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Sometimes by Step by Strasser/Mullins (Brentwood-Benson/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 “…step by step you lead me and I will follow you all of my days.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion Meditation / Closing) – perhaps just the Refrain, repeated

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

The Feast Meant for Everyone by Booth/Hart (OCP) Bread for the immigrant, bread for the poor, bread for the hungry who beg at our door. Food for the outcast waiting to belong; come to the feast meant for everyone.” (Preparation / Communion)

The Hands and Feet of Jesus by Ubowski/Hart (GIA) “We will be the hands and feet of Jesus to a world in need of love.” found in the collection VOICES. (Closing) listen

The Lord Upholds My Life by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the collection VOICES   “…by your name save me, Lord, protect me with strength of your hand.”  (Preparation / Communion) listen

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

The Same Love by Rossback/Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “You choose the humble and raise them high.” (Preparation / Closing)  listen

There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES  “Let there be a wideness in our mercy, let there be a kindness in our hearts.”  (Song of Preparation / Closing Song) listen

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