Sunday 13 August, 2017

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings are laid out as for the continuous form of the lectionary. Alternative related readings (OT and psalm only) are below. Hymns marked with an asterisk (*) are suggested for more than one reading.

Genesis 37: 1-4, 12-28

As we gather, Father, seal us (StF 570)
Best of all is God is with us (StF 610)
Christ is the world's light, Christ and none other (StF 346)
For the healing of the nations (StF 696)
God, how can we forgive (StF 613)
Here hangs a man discarded (StF 273) esp. v5

This week’s compiler the Revd Phillip Poyner, comments: “The story of Joseph has so much to teach about human relationships that it warrants attention either this Sunday or next week. “

Psalm 105: 1-6, 16-22, 45b

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

New every morning is the love (StF 137)
Now thank we all our God (StF 81)
When all your mercies, O my God, my rising soul surveys (StF 97)
The God who sings a new world into being (StF 714)

Romans 10: 5-15

All hail the power of Jesu's name (StF 342)
He is Lord, he is Lord (StF 348)
Jesus Christ is the Lord of all (StF 352)
* Jesus is Lord! Creation's voice proclaims it (StF 353)
Jesus shall take the highest honour (StF 356)
When I was lost, you came and rescued me (StF 367)

Matthew 14: 22-33

Calm me Lord, as you calmed the storm (StF 624)
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death (StF 626)
From the highest of heights to the depths of the sea (StF 48)
God moves in a mysterious way (StF 104)
God of my faith, I offer you my doubt (StF 629)
I lift my eyes up to the mountains (StF 631)
Jesus calls us! O'er the tumult (StF 250)
* Jesus is Lord! Creation's voice proclaims it (StF 353)
Lord of creation, to you be all praise! (StF 449)
We sing of your glory (StF 96)

Alternative related readings:

1 Kings 19: 9-18

All my hope on God is founded (StF 455)
Author of faith, eternal Word (StF 457)
Dear Lord and Father of mankind (StF 495)
God it was who said to Abraham (StF 464)
There is no moment of my life (StF 482)

Psalm 85: 8-13

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise (StF 50)
Sing of the Lord’s goodness, Father of all wisdom (StF 65)
Speak in the stillness, God we pray (StF 511)
Speak, O Lord, as we come to You (StF 161)
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