Song Ideas for the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 31, 2022

Entrance Antiphon: (Psalm 70[69]:2, 6) “O God, come to my assistance! O Lord, make haste to help me! You are my rescuer, my help; O Lord, do not delay.”

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

Communion Antiphon: (Wisdom 16:30) “You have given us, O Lord, bread from heaven, endowed with all delights and sweetness in every taste.”


(John 6:35) “I am the bread of life, says the Lord; whoever comes to me will not hunger and whoever believes in me will not thirst.”


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

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

At the Name of Jesus by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Hymns and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1 and the collection VOICES   “With your hearts enthrone him, there let him subdue all that is not holy, all that is not true.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion / Closing)  listen

Be God’s by Danielle Rose (WLP) from the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the CD Mysteries  and VOICES “Where the world is merciless, be God’s mercy. Where the world is hopeless, be God’s hope. Where there is injustice, be God’s justice…”  (Preparation / Closing) listen

Be Thou My Vision by Hull/Byrne (Public Domain) “Riches I heed not…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

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 

Enough by Tomlin/Giglio (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “All of you is more than enough for all of me, For every thirst and every need, you satisfy me with your love.” (Preparation / Communion)

From the Inside Out by Joel Houston (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “In my heart in my soul, Lord, I give You control. Consume me from the inside out Lord. Let justice and praise Beco­­me my embrace To love You from the inside out.”  (Song of Preparation / Communion)

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)

He Answers All Our Needs by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD We are Faithful and found in the collection Voices as One vol. 1  and VOICES “Faithful is the Lord…”  (Communion) listen

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

Heavenly Bread by Aaron Thompson (WLP) from the CD found in the collection VOICES  (verses borrow text from the Sequence)  (Preparation / Communion) listen

I Am the Bread of Life  (Come and Follow Me) by Steve Angrisano and Tom Booth (spiritandsong)  “Come to me and know that I’ll always be there…” (Communion)

I Am the Bread of Life by John Michael Talbot (Brentwood-Benson/Capitol CMG) found in the collection Voices As One vol. 1 and VOICES. “No one who believes shall ever thirst. (Communion) listen

I Am the Bread of Life by Tom Kaczmarek (WLP) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICESand on the CD Celebrate the Feast (Consider a slightly slower, less aggressive arrangement in the beginning.)  (Communion) listen

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 and VOICES. “O Bread of Life, you will answer all our needs…” (Communion)  listen

In Christ Alone by Getty/Townend (Capitol CMG) “In Christ alone my hope is found…my Comforter, my All in All.”  (Preparation / Communion)

Jesus, My Everything by Matt Maher (spiritandsong) “Teach me how to pray, to live a life of grace.” (Preparation / Communion)

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)

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

Lord Reign In Me by Brenton Brown (Vineyard) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2VOICES “’Cause you mean more to me than any earthly thing…”  (Closing). listen

My Reward by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Let all the treasure of this world fade away.  Jesus you are my reward…”  (Preparation / Closing)

Paschal Mystery by Bradley Knuckles (WLP) ) found in the collection VOICES  “We find in you what nothing else can give. You satisfy the heart.” (Preparation / Communion)  listen

Take My Life by Tomlin et al (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Take my silver and my gold, not a mite would I withhold.” (Song of Preparation / Communion)

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…some will choose to gather it, all that they can hoard…”  (Preparation / Closing) listen

You are My All In All by Dennis Jernigan (PraiseCharts Pub./CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and VOICES “You are the treasure that I seek…you are my all in all.”  (Preparation / Communion) listen