Sunday 12 March, 2017

2nd Sunday in Lent

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

Genesis 12: 1-4a

Deep in the shadows of the past (StF 463)
God it was who said to Abraham (StF 464)
Here am I, Lord, I’ve come to do your will (StF 552)
Hills of the north, rejoice (StF 172)
One more step along the world I go (StF 476)
The God of Abraham praise (StF 91)

Psalm 121

Hymns that echo the psalmist’s theme

Fill thou my life, O Lord my God (StF 73)
I lift my eyes up to the mountains (StF 631)
I watch the sunrise (StF 469)
Immortal, invisible, God only wise (StF 55)
In heavenly love abiding (StF 736)
O Lord, my God, when I in awesome wonder (StF 82)
With gladness we worship, rejoice as we sing (StF 17)

Romans 4: 1-5, 13-17

All my hope on God is founded (StF 455)
Christ triumphant, ever reigning (StF 319)
Sing praise to God who reigns above (StF 117)
Take my life, and let it be consecrated, Lord, to thee (StF 566)

John 3: 1-17

Also see Carolyn Winfrey Gillette’s hymn Nicodemus sought out Jesus – suggested tune “Nettelton”, StF 494i [posted 10 March 2014]

And can it be that I should gain an interest in the Saviour’s blood (StF 345)
Author of faith, eternal word (StF 457)
Breathe on me, Breath of God (StF 370)
Christ is the world’s light, Christ and none other (StF 346)
God is love: let heaven adore him (StF 103)
Lord Christ, we praise your sacrifice (StF 359)
Love divine, all loves excelling (StF 503)
Meet and right it is to sing (StF 32)
O Lord, my God, when I in awesome wonder (StF 82)
The King of love my shepherd is (StF 479)
The Lord’s my shepherd, I’ll not want (StF 480) (Scottish Psalter version)
The Lord’s my shepherd, I’ll not want (StF 481) Stuart Townend ver.)
There is a Redeemer (StF 338)
To God be the glory, great things he has done! (StF 94)
We give immortal praise (StF 16)
We trust the mighty love of God (StF 742)

Categories: Lectionary.

One Response to Sunday 12 March, 2017

  1. frederick connell says:

    Thank you. Much appreciate the clarity of linking the bible readings in the lectionary and the theology in the hymns.
    God Bless

    yours

    Fred

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