Song Ideas for Third Sunday of Lent

Responsorial Psalm:

*Lord, You Have the Words by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1 and on the CD The Face of God  listen

(SEASONAL) With the Lord there Is Mercy by Ed Bolduc (  – listen

(SEASONAL) Be Merciful, O Lord by Steve Angrisano (spiritandsong) from the CD Set Free

(SEASONAL) *Have Mercy on Us for We Have Sinned by W. Clifford Petty (WLP) from the CD In Spirit and Truth and the collection Voices As One vol. 2  listen


More Songs 

And We Cry, “Holy” by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the CD 10,000 Angels and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  listen  “The law of God is perfect, refreshing the soul.”  (Closing Song)

Bread of Angels by Curtis Stephan (spiritandsong)  listen on YouTube  “Word incarnate, dwell within is; pierce our hardened hearts.”  (Communion)

Christ In Me, Arise by Trevor Thomson (spiritandsong) from the CD Christ In Me, Arise  “Be thou my vision…open these eyes, showing me where I must go…”  (use anywhere except Psalm)

*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!  listen  “God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him!”  (Communion)

I Am Yours–Consume Me Completely by Trevor Thomson (WLP)  from the CD In Shadow and In Light and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2  listen  “Let your light shine, let it shine in my heart.”  (Communion)

*Journey for Home by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD The Face of God and the collection Voices As One vol. 1  “In the dark we turn to the light…”  (use anywhere except Psalm)

More Than Gold by Tom Booth ( (from the CD Find Us Ready)  “Lord, I love your commands more than gold…”  (Preparation)

One True God by Tomlin/Redman/Chapman (Capitol CMG/Essential Music Pub./CCLI) listen from SongSelect  “And we have seen the glory of the one and only Son of God.”  (Preparation / Closing)

Our God by Tomlin/Reeves/Myrin/Redman (Capitol CMG)  listen on SongSelect  “Into the darkness you shine. Out of the ashes we rise.”  —We often use this as a gathering song, and the tempo is a bit slower than you hear here. (use anywhere except Psalm)

Rise from the Ashes by Craig Colson (WLP) from the CD I Am the Way  listen  “Make us open to your presence…that we may live your love and go out to the world in Jesus’ name.”  (Preparation / Communion)

So Beautiful by Jacob and Matthew (WLP) from the CD Every Day and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2  listen  (Communion)

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

Tree of Life by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the CD 10,000 Angels and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  listen  “As we travel on our journey, take our hearts and make them new.”  (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  “We are tempted and we are fooled by sin’s beautiful disguise. Bring us back, turn our hearts around.”  (Communion)

Your Words by Mikey Needleman (WLP) from the CD All for You  listen  “Your Words, Lord, are spirit and life…”  (Preparation / Communion)

* indicates instrumental parts available for these titles in the Voices As One series. All titles from this series have C and B-flat instrument parts. Select titles have Saxophone and Brass parts.

** available as an eBundle (contains various instrumentation depending on the specific title)