Song Ideas for 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)

Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly by Tomlin/Ingram/Barrett (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “Years from now we’ll see The fruit our hands have sown…” (Preparation / Closing)

All Who Enter Here by Houze/Angotti (WLP) from the CD Today and in the collection VOICES.  “All who enter here, God’s loving mercy…the stranger in this land…”  (Gathering Song) listen

And All the People Said ‘Amen’ by Maher/Moak/Morgan (Capitol CMG/Brentwood-Benson/Trevor Morgan Music/CCLI) “Blessed are the poor in spirit…” (Closing)

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 As You Are by Glover/Crowder/Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “There’s hope for the hopeless…rest for the weary…”(Gathering / Preparation / Communion)  listen

Gather Your People by Bob Hurd (OCP) “We are parts of the body of Christ…each of us called to walk in your light…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion)

Gather Us In by Marty Haugen (GIA) “Give us a heart so meek and so lowly…” (Gathering)

Give Us Clean Hands by Charlie Hall (Capitol CMG/CCLI) “…Spirit, come make us humble.” (Preparation / 2nd Communion)

Humble Thyself in the Sight of the Lord by Bob Hudson (Brentwood-Benson/CCLI)  “…and he shall lift you up.” (2nd 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 and VOICES. “I surrender to the power of your love…” (Communion)  listen

Let Us Stand by Jacob and Matthew Band (WLP) from the CD Every Day and the collection More Voices As One vol. 1  and in the collection VOICES  (Gathering / Preparation / Closing) listen

Living Bread by Ubowski/Hart (GIA) found in the collection VOICES “…cleanse us of our shame.”  (Communion) listen

My Reward by Paul Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI)  “Let all the treasure of this world fade away.  Jesus you are my reward. To hear your voice on that day is all I’m living for.”  (Preparation / Closing)

O Come to the Altar by Brown/Brock/Furtick/Joye (Essential Music Pub/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “Bring your sorrows and trade them for joy, from the ashes a new life is born…” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

Praise the Lord, My Soul by Ed Bolduc (WLP/GIA) found in the collections Voices as One vol. 2  andVOICES  listen (Verses match the Psalm)

Taste and See by Trevor Thomson (WLP/GIA) found in the collection VOICES ”Look to him that you might be radiant with joy, and your faces may not blush with shame…“ listen  (Communion)

The Beatitudes by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the CD Word for Word and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 1  and the collection VOICES. “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they’ll be called children of God…”  (Communion Antiphon) listen

(Consider this ‘map:’ Ref, V1, Ref, V2 to m. 25, Ref, mm. 26–29, Ref)

The Lord Hears the Cry of the Poor by Cliff Petty (WLP) from the CD Touch Jesus and the collection VOICES listen “The lowly will hear and be glad…”  (Communion)

The Lord Hears the Cry of the Poor by Ed Bolduc (WLP) from the collection Voices as One vol. 2 and the collection VOICES “The lowly will hear and be glad…”  listen (Communion)

The Same Love by Rossback/Baloche (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection VOICES “You choose the humble and raise them high…weak…make them strong.”  (Preparation / Closing)  listen

There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy by Ed Bolduc (WLP) found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 3 and VOICES  “Be merciful, just as our God is merciful…” (Song of Preparation / Closing Song) listen

To You, O Lord by Lorraine Hess (WLP) from the CD As I Pray and in the collection VOICES  “He guides the humble to justice…” (Preparation / Communion) listen

Unwavering by Matt Maher (Capitol CMG/CCLI) from the CD Overflow  “Blessed are the poor. The kingdom is theirs.” (Communion)

We are the Light of the World by Jean Anthony Greif (Vernacular Hymns Publishing Company) “Blessed are they who are poor in spirit, theirs is the kingdom of God.” (Preparation / Closing)

We Fall Down by Chris Tomlin (Capitol CMG/CCLI) found in the collection Voices as One vol. 2VOICES, and on the CD Fountain of Mercy “We lay our crowns at the feet of Jesus.  The greatness of mercy and love…”  (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

We Gather As the Body of Christ by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love  click here to preview full score and listen “We gather as the Body of Christ to receive the Body of Christ. We go forth as the Body of Christ…” (Gathering / Preparation)

We Gather In Love by John Angotti (WLP) from the CD We Gather In Love and found in the collection More Voices as One vol. 2  and VOICES. “United in one spirit, each different in appearance, all are welcomed in the house of God. We gather in love.” (Gathering / Preparation / Communion) listen

With All Your Strength by Muglia/Thomas (OCP) “The God of justice raises the lowly…” (Closing)