Sunday 25 June, 2017

12th 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.

Genesis 21: 8-21

God, how can we forgive (StF 613)
God is love: let heaven adore him (StF 103)
In the darkness of the still night (StF 109)
Listening God, you hear us when we cannot speak (StF 524)
There are no strangers to God’s love (StF 716)

Psalm 86: 1-10, 16-17

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise (StF 50)
Longing for light, we wait in darkness (StF 706)
Pray for the Church, afflicted and oppressed (StF 711)

Romans 6: 1b-11

All I once held dear, built my life upon (StF 489)
I heard the voice of Jesus say (StF 248)
Only by grace can we enter (StF 565)
Lord, we have come at your own invitation (StF 595)
When we are living, we are in the Lord (StF 485)

Matthew 10: 24-39

God of my faith, I offer you my doubt (StF 629)
Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult (StF 250)
We will walk with God, my brothers (StF 484)
When my love for Christ grows weak (StF 289)
Where can we find you, Lord Jesus our Master? (StF 672)
Will you come and follow me if I but call your name? (StF 673)
Your words to me are life and health (StF 164)

Alternative related readings:

Jeremiah 20: 7-13

God has spoken – by his prophets (StF 157)
God’s spirit is in my heart (StF 404)
Lord, I come to you (StF 471)
See how great a flame aspires (StF 412)
The prophets’ voice comes down the years (StF 162)
There is no moment of my life (StF 482)

Psalm 69: 7-10 (11-15) 16-18

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Calm me, Lord, as you calmed the storm (StF 624)
Father, hear the prayer we offer (StF 518)
We cannot measure how you heal (StF 655)     see details / comment

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