30th 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

Job 42: 1-6, 10-17

Dear Lord and Father of mankind forgive our foolish ways (StF 495)
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death (StF 626)
God moves in a mysterious way (StF 104)
Here hangs a man discarded (StF 273)
My God! I know, I feel thee mine (StF 390)

Psalm 34: 1-8 (19-22)

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Christ, whose glory fills the skies (StF 134)
Love divine, all loves excelling (StF 503)
Out of the depths I cry to thee (StF 433)
Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord! (StF 186)

Hebrews 7: 23-28

Alleluia! Sing to Jesus, his the sceptre, his the throne (StF 568)
I know that my Redeemer lives (StF 303)
Christ triumphant, ever reigning (StF 319)
Jesus is King and I will extol him (StF 327)
Listening God, you hear us when we cannot speak (StF 524)

Mark 10: 46-52

Author of faith, eternal Word (StF 457)
Amazing grace – how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me (StF 440)
Be still and know that I am God (StF 18)
Come, Lord, to our souls come down (StF 493)
Have faith in God, my heart (StF 466)
I'll praise my Maker while I've breath (StF 79)
O for a thousand tongues to sing (StF 364)

Alternative related readings

Jeremiah 31: 7-9

Alleluia! Sing to Jesus (StF 568)
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven (StF 83)
The King of love my shepherd is (StF 479)
With gladness we worship (StF 17)

Psalm 126

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Earth's creator, everyday God (StF 45)
Glorious things of thee are spoken (StF 748)
Great is our redeeming Lord (StF 683)
Now the green blade rises (StF 306)