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Song Ideas for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 10, 2021

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 130 [129]:3–4) “If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, Lord, who could stand? But with you is found forgiveness, O God of Israel.”

Responsorial Psalm: (Psalm 90: 12–13, 4–15, 16–17) “Fill us with your love, O Lord, and we will sing for joy.”

Fill Us With Your Love, O Lord by Craig & Kristen Colson (OCP)

Fill Us With Your Love, O Lord by Ed Bolduc (edbolducmusic.com)  lead sheet  demo

Gospel Acclamation: (Matthew 5:3) “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

Communion Antiphon: (Psalm 34 [33]:11) “The rich suffer want and go hungry, but those who seek the Lord lack no blessing.”


(1 John 3:2) “When the Lord appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.”


Above All by Leblanc/Baloche (Capitol CMG/LenSongs Publishing, Inc./CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES  “Above all kingdoms, above all thrones…above all wealth and treasures of the earth, there’s no way to measure what you’re worth…”  (Preparation / Communion) listen

All I Need by Chambers/Houghton/Brewster (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES “So many distractions that pull me away. Too many attractions that lead me astray…you alone are all I need…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

Be Thou My Vision by Hull/Byrne (Public Domain) “Be thou my wisdom. Be thou my true word…Riches I need not…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Bread of Angels by Curtis Stephan (spiritandsong) found in the collection VOICES “Word incarnate, dwell within us; pierce our hardened hearts.” listen

Breathe by Marie Barnett (Vineyard/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and on the CD Come, Holy Spirit “This is my daily bread…your very word spoken to me.” (Communion Meditation)

Come, Now Is the Time to Worship by Brian Doerkson (Vineyard Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and the collection VOICES  “Still the greatest treasure remains for those who gladly choose you now.” (Gathering Song) listen 

Have It All by Strand/Johnson/Taylor/Strand/Fieldes (Bethel Music Publishing/Essential Music Publishing/CCLI) You can have it all Lord, Ev’ry part of my world…Oh the joy I’ve found, Surrendering my crowns…” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

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

Holy Spirit, We’re Calling You by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA)  found in the collection VOICES  “Come and grant your wisdom, Lord, to the leaders of these nations.” (Use anywhere except Psalm) listen

I Am the Bread of Life by Tom Kaczmarek (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES and on the CD Celebrate the Feast I am the Word alive and with you now. I am the Word made Flesh among you…” (Consider a slightly slower, less aggressive arrangement in the beginning.)  (Communion) listen

I Will Choose Christ by Tom Booth (spiritandsong) from the CD Find Us Ready  “…and as a servant he calls to me…’” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

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 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 will bring a sacrifice…I lay me down, I’m not my own. I belong to you alone…there’s no life apart from you.” (Closing)

Lord, I Come by Billy Funk (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and on the CD Celebrate the Feast  and in the collection VOICES “…take my life. I offer it to you, living sacrifice…”  (Song of Preparation / Communion) listen

Love Has Come by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) from the CD The End and the Beginning listen on YouTube “Word of God enthroned, dwell in us forevermore.”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

Prosper the Work of Our Hands by Booth/Jansen/Tomaszek (spiritandsong) “Grant us your wisdom and grant us your peace: prosper the work of our hands” (Preparation / Communion)

Take Up Our Cross by Stephan/Hart (spiritandsong) found in VOICES “We embrace the sacrifice and walk the path we cannot see.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion / Closing) listen

Thy Word by Grant/Smith (Capitol CMG/Word Music/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  “Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

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  and in the collection VOICESWe are tempted and we are fooled by sin’s beautiful disguise. Bring us back. Turn our hearts around.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)  listen

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  and VOICES.  “…may our sacrifice be pleasing in your sight…” (Song of Preparation) listen

We Will Serve the Lord by Rory Cooney (spiritandsong) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES and on the CD We Will Be the Light  “Wealth can be an idol built of gleaming gold…” listen

Word of God Speak by Millard/Kipley (Essential Music Publishing/Word Entertainment/CCLI) “Word of God, speak. Would you pour down like rain, washing my eyes to see your majesty…?”  (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

You Alone by Aaron Thompson (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD 10,000 Angels   “…it is written that we live by every word from your mouth…”  (Preparation)