Sunday 26 February, 2017

Sunday before Lent

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

Exodus 24: 12-18

*Christ, whose glory fills the skies (StF 134)
God of grace and God of glory (StF 682)
Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty! (StF 11)
How shall I sing that majesty, which angels do admire? (StF 53)
Sing praise to God who reigns above (StF 117)

Psalm 2
or
Psalm 99

Hymns that echo the psalmist’s theme

Hills of the north rejoice (StF 172)
Let all mortal flesh keep silence (StF 591)
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven (StF 83)
Of the Father’s love begotten (StF 181)
Rejoice, the Lord is King! (StF 335)

2 Peter 1: 16-21

*Christ, whose glory fills the skies (StF 134)
*Jesus on the mountain peak (StF 259)
Light of the world, you stepped into darkness (StF 175)
Meekness and majesty, manhood and deity (StF 362)
Spirit of God, unseen as the wind (StF 394)

Matthew 17: 1-9

Be still, for the presence of the Lord (StF 20)
*Jesus on the mountain peak (StF 259)
Lord, the light of your love is shining (StF 59)
Swiftly pass the clouds of glory (StF 260)
Transfigured Christ, none comprehends (StF 261)

Also suggested by the Revd Norman Wallwork, who has reivised this month’s recommendations:

How good, Lord, to be here! (Hymns & Psalms 156)
Stay, Master, stay upon this heavenly hill (Hymns & Psalms 158)

Categories: Lectionary.

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