Song Ideas for The Baptism of the Lord, January 10, 2021

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Entrance Antiphon:  (Matthew 3:16–17) “After the Lord was baptized, the heavens were opened, and the Spirit descended upon him like a dove, and the voice of the Father thundered: This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”

Gospel Acclamation: (John 1:29) “John saw Jesus approaching him, and said: Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.

Communion Antiphon: (John 1:32, 34) “Behold the One of who John said: I have seen and testified that this is the Son of God.”


Responsorial Psalm:

The Lord Will Bless His People: Ps. 29 by Colson (GIA)

The Lord Will Bless His People – lead sheet by Ed Bolduc ( demo


You Will Draw Water by John Angotti (GIA)


More Songs

All Around by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1 and VOICES  listen

All Who are Thirsty by Brown/Robertson (Vineyard Music/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES  “Come to the fountain. Dip your heart in the stream of life.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Behold by WAL (WLP) from the CD Always and Everywhere and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES“Behold…with the saints and angels.”  (Communion) listen

Behold (Then Sings My Soul) by Joel Houston (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Behold the Father’s heart…his holy son…the Spirit breathing holy fire within…” (Preparation / Communion) listen

Behold the Lamb of God by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) found in the collection VOICES “You are my Lord, it’s you I adore…Your might humbles every heart…”  listen  (Communion)

Come to the Water by Foley, arr. Maher (OCP) from the CD Overflow  listen from YouTube “O let all who seek, let them come…how can your soul find rest except for the Lord?”  (Preparation / Communion)

Every Day by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  and found in the collection VOICES  listen  “Holy Spirit, Spirit of fire, rain down on us. We are chosen for you.”  (Closing)

Flowing River by Rita Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and on the CD Come, Holy Spirit  and the collection VOICES “Make my life a flowing river of your everlasting love.” (Preparation / Communion)  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)

God Has Come to Earth by Aaron Thompson (GIA) found in the collection VOICES  listen (Gathering / Preparation / Sending Forth)

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 and found in the collection VOICES “Light of the world you stepped down into darkness…”  (Gathering / Preparation)  listen

In the River by Quilala/Silverburg/Schoolmeesters/Willilams (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  (Closing)

Jesus, Messiah by Reeves/Carson/Cash/Tomlin (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES. “All glory to you, God, the Light of the World.” (Use anywhere except Psalm) listen

Living Bread by Ubowski/Hart (GIA) found in the collection VOICES“This is living bread come down from heaven.  You are living bread come down from heaven.”  (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)

Open Up the Heavens by Rozier/McDonald/Ingram/Andrews/Garrard (Word Music/Essential Music/CCLI)  found in the collection VOICES “Your presence in this place Your glory on our face We’re looking to the sky. Descending like a cloud You’re standing with us now Lord unveil our eyes.”  (Closing Song)listen

Take Me to the Water by Cliff Petty (WLP) from the CD Touch Jesus and found in the collection VOICES  listen  (Preparation / Communion)

This Is My Beloved Son by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD Today  (Preparation / Communion)

Wade in the Water by Ike Ndolo (spiritandsong) from the CD We are Beggars  (Closing) 

Water by Andrew Everson (GIA) found in the collection VOICES listen

Waters of Life by Laura Kutscher (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and found in the collection VOICES  “Cleansed in this stream where life itself unites…”  (Preparation / Communion) listen

What a Beautiful Name by Fielding/Ligertwood (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Death could not hold you…the veil tore before you.” (Second Communion) listen