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Song Ideas for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 22, 2019

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.”

Gospel Acclamation: (See 2 Corinthians 8:9) “Though our Lord Jesus Christ was rich, he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich.

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 statues.”


(John 10:14) “I am the Good Shepherd, says the Lord; I know my sheep, and mine know me.”



FREE – Praise the Lord Who Lifts Up the Poor by Ed Bolduc (www.edbolducmusic.com) lead sheet  demo  trumpet part



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

Be Thou My Vision by Hull/Byrne (Public Domain) “Riches I need not, nor man’s empty praise.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Cornerstone by Mote/Liljero/Myrin/Morgan/Bradbury (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “My hope is built on nothing less Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness…Christ alone, cornerstone…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

Enough by Tomlin/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “For every thirst and every need, you satisfy me with your love.” (Preparation / Communion)

Heart Abandoned by Stanfill/Curran (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “God give me a heart abandoned, ever after you alone.”  (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 (spiritandsong) from the CD Find Us Ready  listen on YouTube “…and with the death of my own desires I’ll rise with you.”  (Preparation / Communion / Closing)

I Will Follow by Tomlin/Ingram/Morgan (Capitol CMG/Essential/Spirit Music/CCLI)   “I will live for you alone…”  (Preparation / Closing)

In Christ Alone by Getty/Townend (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “In Christ alone my hope is found.  He is my light, my strength, my song.” (Preparation / Communion)

Jesus, Messiah by Reeves/Carson/Cash/Tomlin (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI) “He became sin who knew no sin…all our hope is in you…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

King of My Heart by McMillan/McMillan (Capitol CMG/Moniker Music Group/CCLI)    “You are good…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Lord, Let Your Face Shine Upon Us by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) When I call, answer me, O my just God, you who relieve me when I am in distress.” (Ent. Ant. / Preparation / Closing)

*Lord, You Have the Words by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD The Face of God and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  listen  “The precepts of the Lord are right…they are more to be desired than gold.” (Communion)

My Reward by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “I want to hear you say, ‘Good and faithful servant.’ Let all the treasures of this world fade away.  Jesus you are my reward…”  (Closing Song)

*Reason to Live by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  listen  “I will serve the Lord. He will be my passion…” (Communion)

Take My Life by Tomlin et al (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Take my life and let it be consecrated all to thee. Take my silver and my gold, not a mite will I withhold.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)

The Lord Hears the Cry of the Poor by Cliff Petty (WLP) from the CD Touch Jesus and the collection More Voices as One vol. 2  listen (Communion)

*The Lord Hears the Cry of the Poor by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the collection Voices As One vol. 2 and the CD Forever Will I Sing  “The just will cry and the Lord will hear, and save them from all distress”  listen (Communion)

Turn Our Hearts Around by Trevor Thomson (WLP) from the CD In Shadow and In Light and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  listen  “Turn our hearts around, turn our hearts around. Hold us in your mercy, change us with your love.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

We Bring Our Gifts to Your Altar by Brian Flynn (WLP) from the CD Born Again and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  listen  “We bring our hearts to your altar, We offer them to praise you alone.”  (Preparation)

*We Fall Down by Chris Tomlin (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Fountain of Mercy  listen  “We lay our crowns at the feet of Jesus, the greatness of mercy and love at the feet of Jesus.’”  (Song of Gathering / 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…As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”  (Preparation / Closing)

*Your Grace Is Enough by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD Strong In Faith  listen  “Your grace is enough for me.”  (Closing Song)




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