Holy Saturday

Hymns marked with an asterisk (*) are suggested for more than one reading


Almighty God, to whom all hearts are open (StF 749)
Kyrie eleison (Lord have mercy) (StF 750)
Lamb of God (StF 767)
Jesus the carpenter (StF 275)
My song is love unknown (StF 277)

Job 14: 1-14

Day of judgment! Day of wonder! (StF 732)
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death (StF 626)
Great is thy faithfulness (StF 51)
My soul finds rest in God alone (StF 633)

Psalm 31: 1-4, 15-16

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

A safe stronghold our God is still (StF 623)
What shall I do my God to love, my Saviour (StF 516)

1 Peter 4: 1-8

I know that my Redeemer lives, and ever prays for me (StF 502)
We pray until the hour (StF 741)

Matthew 27: 57-66

After darkness, light (StF 292)
I danced in the morning when the world was begun (StF 247)
Low in the grave he lay (StF 305)
My song is love unknown (StF 277)
The quaking earth is calm (website only)
We trust the mighty love of God (StF 742)

or John 19: 38-42

As for Matthew 27 above, but also consider:

The silent stars shine down on us (StF 231) esp. v.3
Were you there when they crucified my Lord? (StF 285)