Sunday 7 August, 2022


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

To place the Isaiah readings for this week and next into context, take a look at our Bible Month resources for 2022:  Isaiah: God here, now and yet to come.


All my hope on God is founded (StF 455)
Come, let us praise the Lord (StF 43)
*Day of judgment! Day of wonder! (StF 732)
Give voice to the prophets who speak the hard word (website only)
My eyes be open to your presence (StF 560)
Sing for God's glory that colours the dawn of creation (StF 116)

Isaiah 1: 1, 10-20

Father, we have sinned in word, and deed, and thought (StF 422)
I'll praise my Maker while I've breath (StF 79)
Lord, we turn to you for mercy (StF 429)
May the God of hope go with us every day (StF 411)
*My soul proclaims your mighty deeds (StF 60)
Show me how to stand for justice (StF 713)

Psalm 50: 1-8, 22-23

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Glorious things of thee are spoken (StF 748)
How shall I sing that majesty? (StF 53)
Immortal, invisible, God only wise (StF 55)
Praise to the God who clears the way (StF 183)

Hebrews 11: 1-3, 8-16

Author of faith, eternal Word (StF 457)
All my hope on God is founded (StF 455)
For all the saints who showed your love (StF 746)
Give me the faith which can remove (StF 661)
Have faith in God, my heart (StF 466)
*My soul proclaims your mighty deeds (StF 60)
One more step along the world I go (StF 476)
The Church of Christ, in every age (StF 415)
We trust the mighty love of God (StF 742)

Luke 12: 32-40

As servants working an estate (StF 491)
*Day of judgment! Day of wonder! (StF 732)
Here on the threshold of a new beginning (StF 684)
Lord, you have come to the seashore (StF 558)
Lord, you have my heart (StF 559)
Take my life, and let it be (StF 566)
Seek ye first the kingdom of God (StF 254)
When we are living, we are in the Lord (StF 485)

Alternative related readings

Genesis 15: 1-6

Amazing grace – how sweet the sound (StF 440)
A safe stronghold our God is still (StF 623)
Before the world began (StF 101)
Your hand, O God, has guided (StF 692)

Psalm 33: 12-22

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

As the deer pants for the water (StF 544)
I lift my eyes up to the mountains (StF 631)
It is God who holds the nations in the hollow of his hand (StF 705)
The steadfast love of God (StF 66)

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