Thursday 1 November, 2018

All Saints

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

Further thoughts and suggestions at Singing All Saints and All-hallows Eve

Wisdom of Solomon 3: 1-9
or
Isaiah 25: 6-9

Day of judgment! Day of wonder! (StF 732)
How blest are they who trust in Christ (StF 735)
Sing for God’s glory that colours the dawn of creation (StF 116)
We trust the mighty love of God (StF 742)

Psalm 24

Hymns echoing the psalmist’s theme

Blest are the pure in heart (StF 244)
For all the saints who showed your love in how they loved and where they moved (StF 746)
To be in your presence, to sit at your feet (StF 530)

Revelation 21: 1-6a

For all the saints who from their labours rest (StF 745)
Great is our redeeming Lord (StF 683)
The Church’s one foundation is Jesus Christ her Lord (StF 690)
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)
Ye holy angels bright who wait on God’s right hand (StF 69)

John 11: 32-44

Give me the wings of faith to rise within the veil, and see (StF 747)
How blest are they who trust in Christ (StF 735)
*There is a new heaven; there is a new earth (StF 738)

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