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Song Ideas for The Presentation of the Lord, 2/2/2020

Entrance Antiphon:  (Psalm 48(47): 10–11) “Your merciful love, O God, we have received in the midst of your temple. Your praise, O God, like your name, reaches to the ends of the earth; your right hand is filled with saving justice.”

Gospel Acclamation: (Luke 2:32) “A light of revelation to the Gentiles, and glory for your people, Israel.

Communion Antiphon: (Luke 2:30–31) “My eyes have seen your salvation, which you prepared in the sight of all the peoples.”


A Rightful Place by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) from the CD A New Day  listen on YouTube “Shattering the darkness of night, a new dawn is rising to bring your light to all the world.” (Closing Song)

All the Ends of the Earth by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word and found in the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  (Closing)

Alive Again by Ingram/Maher (Capitol CMG/Essential Music/Spirit Music/CCLI) from the CD All the People Said Amen  “You shattered my darkness, washed away my blindness…” (Closing)

Awake, O Sleeper by Ike Ndolo (spiritandsong) from the CD We are Beggars  “In the darkest times of life when our lights refuse to shine, you are there.” (Preparation / Closing)

Christ In Me, Arise by Trevor Thomson (spiritandsong) from the CD Christ In Me, Arise  listen on YouTube “Christ in me arise and dispel all the darkness.”  (Song of Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

*God So Loved the World by Paul Tate (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and the CD Let All Creation Sing! “God sent a holy light into the world…”  (Preparation / Communion)

Great are You, Lord by Leonard/Ingram/Jordan (Capitol CMG/Essential Music/CCLI)   “You bring light to the darkness…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing Song)

*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 “Light of the world you stepped down into darkness…”  (Gathering / Preparation)

How Great is Our God by Tomlin/Reeves/Cash (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI) “The splendor of the king robed in majesty, let all the earth rejoice…he wraps himself in light and darkness tries to hide…” (use anywhere except Psalm)

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  “Let your light shine, let it shine in my heart…let me be your light in this world.”  (Communion)

I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2 “I am this dark world’s light…”  (Preparation / Communion)

*I Received the Living God by Brett Ballard (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and on the CD Celebrate the Feast  “Jesus said, “I am the light shining for eternity; Go and be the light of life Shining for the world to see.” (Communion)

Jesus, Messiah by Reeves/Carson/Cash/Tomlin (Capitol CMG/Music Services/CCLI) “He became sin who knew no sin, that we might become his righteousness…All glory to you, God, the Light of the World.”  (Use anywhere except Psalm)

King of Glory by Avery/Carr/Powell/Lee/Anderson (Brentwood Benson/Koblat Music Pub./CCLI) “Who is  this King of Glory?” (Preparation / Communion Meditation)

Look to the One by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1“He will be our light, he will turn the night into day.” (Gathering / Preparation / Closing)

Love Has Come by Matt Maher (spiritandsong.com) from the CD The End and the Beginning  (Gathering / Preparation)

Oh Our Lord by Leonard/Jordan/Baloche (Capitol CMG/Integrity/CCLI) “We behold the breaking dawn…O your name is a light in the darkness.”  (Song of Preparation / 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  “I will serve the Lord. He will be my passion…” (Communion)

Shine On Us by Michael W. Smith (Capitol CMG/Sony ATV/CCLI)  “Lord, let the light, light of your face shine on us…to find our way in the darkest night.” (Communion Meditation)

Shine the Light by WAL (WLP) from the CD Always and Everywhere and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 “Shine the light, shine his light, to all the nations, be the love, be his love that won us salvation.”  (Closing Song)

Shine Through Us by Danielle Rose (WLP) – from the CD I Thirst and found in the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  (Communion Meditation)

Song of Simeon by Janét Sullivan Whitaker (OCP) (Gathering)

Take My Life by Tomlin et al (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Take my life and let it be consecrated all to thee.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)

You are the Light by Ed Bolduc (WLP) as recorded by Cliff Petty on the CD Touch Jesus and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3  (Preparation / Closing)

*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 TheeYour Love, O Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness stretches to the sky, your justice flows like the ocean’s tide.” (Gathering / Preparation)