Thursday 10 May, 2018

Ascension Day

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

Acts 1: 1-11

*Alleluia, sing to Jesus (StF 568)
And did God’s feet in ancient time (New Jerusalem) (website only)
Christ is alive, let Christians sing (StF 297)
*Christ, our King before creation (StF 318)
Come, thou long-expected Jesus (StF 169)
*Hail the day that sees him rise. Alleluia! (StF 300)
He is exalted (StF 52)
I cannot tell why he, whom angels worship (StF 350)
Now let us from this table rise (StF 596) communion hymn

Psalm 47 or Psalm 93

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

God, whose almighty word (StF 106)
Great is he who is King of kings (StF 321)
King of kings, majesty (StF 331)
Our God is an awesome God (StF 62)

Ephesians 1: 15-23

*Alleluia, sing to Jesus (StF 568)
Christ is the world’s light, Christ and none other (StF 346)
Christ triumphant, ever reigning (StF 319)
He is Lord, He is Lord (StF 348)
Holy Spirit, come, confirm us (StF 382)
Jesus is King and I will extol him (StF 327)
Jesus shall take the highest honour (StF 356)
Majesty, worship his majesty (StF 333)
Rejoice the Lord is King! (StF 335)

Luke 24: 44-53

All heaven declares (StF 293)
*Christ, our King before creation (StF 318)
*Hail the day that sees him rise. Alleluia! (StF 300)
Lord, I lift your name on high (StF 332)
There is a Redeemer (StF 338)
We sing the praise of Jesus (StF 315)     see details / comment

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