Sunday 28 August, 2016

22nd 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

Jeremiah 2: 4-13

Deep in the darkness a starlight is gleaming (StF 625)
God! When human bonds are broken (StF 649) Jesus, lover of my soul (StF 355)
My soul finds rest in God alone (StF 633)
Through all the changing scenes of life (StF 638)
We turn to God when we are sorely pressed (StF 640)

Psalm 81: 1, 10-16

Hymns reflecting the psalmist’s theme

Bread of life, hope of the world (StF 577) For the music of creation (StF 74)
I sing the almighty power of God (StF 107)
My Jesus, my Saviour (StF 363)

Hebrews 13: 1-8, 15-16

Author of faith, eternal Word (StF 457)
Great is thy faithfulness, O God my Father (StF 51)
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (StF 322)
Jesus is King and I will extol him (StF 327)
Pray for the Church, afflicted and oppressed (StF 711)
This, this is the God we adore (StF 67)
When morning gilds the skies (StF 368) When we were in the darkest night (StF 241)

Luke 14: 1, 7-14

Come, and let us sweetly join Christ to praise in hymns divine (StF 646)
Come down, O Love divine (StF 372)
Come, let us sing of a wonderful love (StF 443)
Great God, your love has called us here (StF 499)
Meekness and majesty, manhood and deity (StF 362)
O for a heart to praise my God (StF 507)
Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord! (StF 186) Your hand, O God, has guided your flock, from age to age (StF 692)

Alternative related readings

Sirach/Ecclesiasticus 10: 12-18
Proverbs 25: 6-7

And I will wait now (website only)
For all the saints who showed your love (StF 746)
Giving it all to you (StF 551)
Here am I, Lord (StF 552)
Only by grace can we enter (StF 565)
Show me how to stand for justice (StF 713)

Psalm 112

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Come, now, you blessed, eat at the table (StF 695)
I will speak out for those who have no voices (StF 702)
Lord, in the strength of grace (StF 448)
Make me a channel of your peace (StF 707)
Take my life, and let it be (StF 566)
The God who sings a new world into being (StF 714)
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