Sunday 16 August 2015

20th Sunday in Ordinary Time

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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

1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14

Be thou my vision, O Lord of my heart (StF 545)
Give to me, Lord, a thankful heart (StF 520)
Happy are they who find the grace (StF 500)
Our God is an awesome God (StF 62)

Psalm 111

Hymn echoing the psalmist’s theme

I sing the almighty power of God (StF 107)

Ephesians 5: 15-20

Baptise us with your Spirit (StF 369)
Dear Lord and Father of mankind (StF 495)
Give thanks with a grateful heart (StF 78)
Sing of the Lord’s goodness, father of all wisdom (StF 65)

John 6: 51-58

Bread of life, hope of the world (StF 577)
Eat this bread and never hunger (StF 582)
Eat this bread (StF 583)
When we eat the bread and drink this cup (StF 786)

Alternative related readings

Proverbs 9: 1-6

Come, sinners, to the Gospel feast (StF 401)
Happy are they who find the grace (StF 500)
I come with joy, a child of God (StF 588) communion hymn
There’s a wideness in God’s mercy (StF 416)

Psalm 34: 9-14

Hymn echoing the psalmist’s theme

Glory to God, glory to God (StF 752)
Glory to God, glory to God (StF 753)
Glory, glory, glory in the highest (StF 754)     see details / comment

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