Sunday 3 June, 2018

9th 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

General

God is here! As we his people (StF 25)
Immortal, invisible, God only wise (StF 55)
Jesus calls us here to meet him (StF 28) (communion hymn)
*Jesus, we are here (Jesu, tawa pano) (StF 27)
O Jesus, I have promised (StF 563)

1 Samuel 3: 1-10, (11-20)

Be thou my vision (StF 545)
Have you heard God’s voice (StF 662)
I the Lord of sea and sky (StF 663)
Master, speak! (StF 666)
O watcher in the wilderness (StF 667)
Speak in the stillness, God we pray (StF 511)
*Teach me, my God and King, in all things thee to see (StF 668)

Psalm 139: 1-6, 13-18

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Lord of Creation, to you be all praise! (StF 449)
Lord, you have my heart (StF 559)
O love that wilt not let me go (StF 636)
O God, you search me and you know me (StF 728)

2 Corinthians 4: 5-12

Christ, whose glory fills the skies (StF 134)
Longing for light, we wait in darkness (StF 706)
Lord, the light of your love is shining (StF 59)
Now thank we all our God (StF 81)
*Teach me, my God and King, in all things thee to see (StF 668)

Mark 2: 23-3:6

Come, let is with our Lord arise (StF 148)
I danced in the morning when the world was begun (StF 247)
I’ll praise my maker while I’ve breath (StF 79)
My soul rejoices in God, my Saviour (StF 60)
Now thank we all our God (StF 81)
*O sing to the Lord (StF 42)
Sweet is the work, my God, my King (StF 90)
*This is the day of rest, to use as God intended (StF 150)
This is the day (StF 152)

Also see: This is the Day, our article which explores the importance of the hymns in Singing the Faith headed The Lord’s Day (148-152)

Alternative related readings

Deuteronomy 5: 12-15

Be still and know that I am God (StF 18)
Come, now is the time to worship (StF 24)
First of the week and finest day (StF 149)
Guide me, O thou great Jehovah (StF 465)
*Jesus, we are here (Jesu, tawa pano) (StF 27)
*O sing to the Lord (StF 42)
The steadfast love of the Lord (StF 66)
*This is the day of rest, to use as God intended (StF 150)
This is the day the Lord has made (StF 151)

Psalm 81: 1-10

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Angel voices ever singing (StF 39)
Come, let us join our cheerful songs (StF 743)
Hark my soul! It is the Lord (StF 426)
I sing the almighty power of God (StF 107)
My Jesus, my Saviour (StF 363)
When, in our music, God is glorified (StF 731)     see details / comment

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