Sunday 23 June, 2019

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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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.

I Kings 19: 1-4 (5-7), 8-15a

Give voice to the prophets who speak the hard word (website only)
Lord, you sometimes speak in wonders (StF 158)
Sing to him in whom creation (StF 14)
We cannot bear the full light of your glory (website only)
When listening prophets dare to speak (StF 163)
When our confidence is shaken (StF 644)

Psalms 42; 43

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

A safe stronghold our God is still (StF 623)
My troubled soul, why so weighed down? (StF 635)
The thirsty deer longs for the streams (StF 514)

Galatians 3: 23-29

All hail the power of Jesu's name! (StF 342)
'I have a dream', a man once said (website only)
In an age of twisted values (StF 703)
Let love be real, in giving and receiving (StF 615)
In Christ there is no east or west (StF 685)
There's a quiet understanding (StF 36)

Luke 8: 26-39

Christ is the world's light, Christ and none other (StF 346)
Darkness like a shroud covers the earth (StF 170)
He is Lord, he is Lord (StF 348)
Into the darkness of this world (StF 173)
I've had questions without answers (StF 632)
The kingdom of God is justice and joy (StF 255)
To God be the glory, great things he has done (StF 94)
We come today to celebrate (website only)
We cannot measure how you heal (StF 655)
We pray for healing and for health (website only)

Alternative related readings

Isaiah 65: 1-9

* Because you came and sat beside us (StF 420)
Come, my table is a meeting place (StF 581)
Day of judgment! Day of wonder! (StF 732)
In the darkness of the still night (StF 109)
In the wonder of creation (StF 110)

Psalm 22: 19-28

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

* Because you came and sat beside us (StF 420)
Before the world began (StF 101)
I, the Lord of sea and sky (StF 663)
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