5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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

General

God, whose almighty word (StF 106)
In the darkness of the still night (StF 109)
Light we now our candle’s flame (website only)
The kingdom of God is justice and joy (StF 255)

Isaiah 58: 1-9a (9b-12)

A prize that won’t perish (website only) vv.1&3 only with refrain
Carol of Peace (website only)
Community of Christ, who make the Cross your own (StF 681)
God weeps at love withheld (StF 700)
Love inspired the anger that cleared a temple court (StF 253)
Make me a channel of your peace (StF 707)
My soul rejoices in God my Saviour (StF 60)
Send down the fire of your justice (StF 413)
Show me how to stand for justice (StF 713)
The Church of Christ, in every age (StF 415)

Psalm 112: 1-9 (10)

Hymns echoing the psalmist's theme

A charge to keep I have (StF 658)
God of justice, Saviour to all (StF 699)
Make us your prophets, Lord (StF 665)

1 Corinthians 2: 1-12 (13-16)

All my hope on God is founded (StF 455)
Baptise us with your Spirit (StF 369)
Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart (StF 545)
Breathe on me, Spirit of Jesus (StF 371)
Happy are they who find the grace (StF 500)
Holy Spirit, gift bestower (StF 383)
*May the mind of Christ my Saviour live in me from day to day (StF 504)

Matthew 5: 13-20

Colours of day dawn into my mind (StF 167)
Darkness like a shroud covers the earth (StF 170)
God has spoken – by his prophets (StF 157)
God, whose almighty word chaos and darkness heard (StF106)
Hills of the north, rejoice (StF 172)
Longing for light, we wait in darkness (StF 706)
Lord, the light of your love is shining (StF 59)
May the God of hope go with us every day (StF 411)
*May the mind of Christ my Saviour live in me from day to day (StF 504)
O God, what offering shall I give (StF 562)
The Spirit lives to set us free, walk, walk in the light (StF 397)