4th Sunday in Ordinary Time     2 February

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

General

Being of beings, God of love (StF 490)
Make us your prophets, Lord  (StF 665)

Micah 6: 1-8

God of justice, Saviour to all (StF 699)
God weeps at love withheld (StF 700)
Hear the call of the kingdom (StF 407)
Heaven shall not wait (StF 701)
*Help us, O Lord, to learn the truths your word imparts (StF 501)
In an age of twisted values (StF 703)
I will speak out for those who have no voices (StF 702)
*Show me how to stand for justice (StF 713)

Psalm 15

Hymns echoing the psalmist's theme

Before I take the body of the Lord (StF 575) communion hymn
If we claim to love our neighbour (website only)
Let love be real, in giving and receiving (StF 615)
*Show me how to stand for justice (StF 713)
The love of God comes close where stands an open door (StF 654)

1 Corinthians 1: 18-31

Come, wounded Healer, your sufferings reveal (StF 271)
He became poor that we may be rich (StF 344)
He came to earth, not to be served (StF 455)
Here hangs a man discarded (StF 273)
Lord Christ, we praise your sacrifice (StF 359)
When I survey the wondrous cross (StF 287)

Matthew 5: 1-12

Beatitude (website only)
Behold the servant of the Lord! (StF 546)
Blest are the pure in heart (StF 244)
Blest are they, the poor in Spirit (StF 245)
Breathe on me breath of God (StF 370)
God, whose love is all around us (StF 585)
*Help us, O Lord, to learn the truths your word imparts (StF 501)
Make me a channel of your peace (StF 707)
Make way, make way, for Christ the king (StF 264)
More like you, Jesus, more like you (StF 505)
The kingdom of God is justice and joy (StF 255)
Pray for the Church, afflicted and oppressed (StF 711)
Ubi Caritas et amor (Where there is charity and love) (StF 783)