Jul 7, 2011

Hymns & Songs: Proper 11A

If you're looking for song suggestions for July 17, 2011 (the fifth Sunday after Pentecost), here are some traditional and contemporary hymn suggestions, based on the scripture readings for that day (Proper 11A). 

Texts (and often music) for the songs marked with an asterisk (*) can be found on Hope Publishing’s Online Hymnody website.  They are legal to use if you have a CCLI, OneLicense of LicenSing copyright license. 

For other song suggestions for July 17, 2011, see also Praise & Worship Songs: Proper 11A.  

Songs for Genesis 28

*As Jacob Traveled Far, Christopher Idle
Be Still, for the Presence of the Lord, David Evans CCLI 120824
God Himself Is With Us, Gerhardt Tersteegen
How Lovely, Lord, How Lovely, Arlo Duba
*Loving Lord, As Now We Gather, Fred Pratt Green
*The Sun Went Down on Jacob’s Grief, Christopher Idle
We are climbing Jacob’s ladder, traditional 
We Come to Worship (How Sweetly Chime), traditional

Songs for Psalm 139:1-12, 23-24

All Through the Day, Tom Howard
Cleanse Me, J. Edwin Orr
Have Thine Own Way, Lord, Adelaide Pollard 
He is Here, L. Kirk Talley
He Leadeth Me, Joseph Gilmore 
Lo, I Am With You, Iona Community
Lord, Thou Hast Searched Me, The Psalter Hymnal 
My Lord is Near Me All the Time, Barbara Gaultney
O Lord, My God, You Know All My Ways, Paul Wigmore
Precious Lord, Take My Hand, Thomas A. Dorsey
Take My Hand and Lead Me, Father, Gertrude Flory

Songs for Romans 8:12-25

A Child of the King, Eugenia Peck Buell, John Bunnell Sumner, CCLI 68261
Abba, Father, We Approach Thee, Bill Batstone, James Deck CCLI 211207  
*Born By the Holy Spirit’s Breath, Timothy Dudley-Smith
Children of the Heavenly Father, Caroline Sandell Berg
*Creation Sings! Shirley Erena Murray
Father to the Fatherless, Paul Oakley CCLI 4107138
For God So Loved Us, August Rische
How Deep the Father’s Love for Us, Stuart Townend CCLI 1558110
*I Hear Creation Groaning, Rusty Edwards
If You Will Only Let God Guide You, Georg Neumark, tr. Winkworth 
One Day in All Time, Sylvia Dunstan
*Remember Your Creator Now, Christopher Idle
*The Countless Stars of Heaven, Christopher Idle

Songs for Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43
The parable of the wheat and weeds

As Grain on Scattered Hillsides, Ruth Duck
*Christ Will Come Again, Brian Wren
Come, Labor On, Jane Borthwick
Come, Ye Thankful People, Come, Henry Alford 
*Faith and Truth and Life Bestowing, Timothy Dudley-Smith
*For the Fruit of All Creation, Fred Pratt Green
God Is Working His Purpose Out, Arthur Ainger
Grace Greater Than Our Sin, Julia Johnston 
I Know Whom I Have Believed, Daniel Whittle 
Happy are They, They that Love God, Charles Coffin 
*Mixed Like Weeds in Wheatfields, Carl P. Daw
The Solid Rock (My Hope is Built), Edward Mote 
O Splendor of God’s Glory Bright, Ambrose of Milan
Sing to the Lord of Harvest, John Monsell
*The Grain is Ripe, Shirley Erena Murray
*The Seed of God's Word, Jane Marshall
This is the Field, Joseph Hinchsliffe,
We’re Gonna Shine Like the Sun, Iona Community (scroll down to page five for text)
Wonderful Grace of Jesus, Haldor Lillenas