Sunday 17 November, 2019

33rd 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

Isaiah 65: 17-25

All my days I will sing this song of gladness (StF 343)
I cannot tell why he, whom angels worship (StF 350)
Sing we the King who is coming to reign (StF 185)
The prophets’ voice comes down the years (StF 162)
There is a higher throne than all this world has known (StF 337)
There is a new heaven; there is a new earth (StF 738)

Isaiah 12 or Psalm 118

Give thanks to the Lord, our God and King (StF 77)
Great is our redeeming Lord (StF 683)
Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise (StF 50)
He is exalted (StF 52)
I lift my eyes up to the mountains (StF 631)
Praise the Lord! You heavens adore him (StF 86)
Though the fruit tree doesn’t blossom (StF 93)
You give rest to the weary (StF 657)

2 Thessalonians 3: 6-13

Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go (StF 550)
Giving it all to you, giving it all to you (StF 551)
Here am I, Lord (StF 552)
Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy (StF 526)
O Jesus, I have promised (StF 563)
Brother, sister, let me serve you (StF 611)
Ewe, thine (We walk his way) (StF 775)
We will walk with God, my brothers (StF 484)

Luke 21: 5-19

A safe stronghold our God is still (StF 623)
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death (StF 626)
Fight the good fight with all your might (StF 634)
My soul finds rest in God alone (StF 633)
Neither death, nor life, nor angels nor powers (StF 474)
Through the love of God our Saviour (StF 639)
We turn to God when we are sorely pressed (StF 640)

Alternative related readings

Malachi 4: 1-2a

Christ whose glory fills the skies (StF 134)
Day of judgment! Day of wonder! (StF 732)
God, whose almighty word (StF 106)
Great is the darkness that covers the earth (StF 405)
Praise to the God who clears the way (StF 183)

Psalm 98

Hymns reflecting the psalmist’s theme

Joy to the world, the Lord is come! (StF 330)
Meet and right it is to sing (StF 32)
O sing to the Lord, O sing God a new song (StF 42)
Sing we the king who is coming to reign (StF 185)     see details / comment

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