Sunday 5 March, 2017

1st Sunday in Lent

What hymns have you chosen for today, and why? Do you have a comment about the suggestions here? Just click on “see details/comment” below and respond using the box at the bottom of the new page

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

Genesis 2: 15-17; 3: 1-7

All hail the power of Jesu’s name! (StF 342)
God in his love for us lent us this planet (StF 727)
Lord of the boundless curves of space (StF 111)
*Praise to the Holiest in the height (StF 334)
Touch the earth lightly, use the earth gently (StF 729)

Psalm 32

Hymns that echo the psalmist’s theme

Behold the servant of the Lord! (StF 546)
Happy are they who find the grace (StF 500)
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (StF 322)
I sing the almighty power of God (StF 107)
My lips shall praise you, my great Redeemer (StF 430)
Out of the depths I cry to thee (StF 433)
Rock of ages, cleft for me, let me hide myself in thee (StF 434)
You give rest to the weary (StF 657)
You showed us mercy when we were in darkness (StF 488)
Your ceaseless, unexhausted love (StF 438)

Romans 5: 12-19

And can it be that I should gain an interest in the Saviour’s blood? (StF 345)
Christ, our King before creation (StF 318)
Father, whose everlasting love (StF 320)
Jesus shall reign where’er the sun (StF 328)
Lord, I lift your name on high (StF 332)
*Praise to the Holiest in the height (StF 334)
What shall I do my God to love, my Saviour (StF 516)

Matthew 4: 1-11

All hail the power of Jesu’s name! (StF 342)
At the name of Jesus (StF 317)
Christ our Redeemer knew temptation’s hour (StF 235)
Forty days and forty nights (StF 236)
Jesus, tempted in the desert (StF 237)
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (StF 238)
Lord, save us from the desert (website only)
Seek ye first the kingdom of God (StF 254)
When we are tested and wrestle alone (StF 240)
You call us to the wilderness (website only)     see details / comment

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