SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME A  Lectionary #109

How do you judge what's right and what's wrong? Sometimes it depends on the circumstances, and sometimes you need help.

Music Suggestions

Choral Anthems


Music Suggestions

1 Kings 3:5, 7-12. Solomon prays for wisdom, which means the ability “to distinguish right from wrong.” God gives him such an ability, which seems to be in short supply, since there is “no one to equal” Solomon in this regard!

Psalm of the Day:  Ps (118) 119
The great psalm (longest in the Book of Psalms) in praise of the Torah, which Israel considered God's greatest covenant gift—a guide to determining what is right and wrong.

Lord, I Love Your Commands (Batastini/Gelineau) WOR 913/RS 163

Lord, I Love Your Commands (Booth) GP 266/JS 98

Lord, I Love Your Commands (Guimont) GC 117/GC2 991

Lord, I Love Your Commands (Hughes)  PMB 690

Lord, I Love Your Commands (Isele) CBW 160

Lord, I Love Your Commands (Schiavone)  JS 996

 

Suggested Common Psalm: Ps (18) 19

Lord, You Have the Words

 

Romans 8:28-30. God has a plan for creation, and those who are called to believe in Jesus are a key part of that plan.

 

Matthew 13:44–52. The first two parables actually tell the stories of two people who cheat to gain great fortunes: the first by disguising what is found in a field and the second by using “insider trading” to gain a fabulous pearl. The parable of the net is like the parable of the wheat and weeds (used last Sunday): Good and bad fish are collected, and they are not sorted until the fishing expedition is over.

 

Songs for the Liturgy

 

All Will Be Well (1,G)  GC2 584/PMB 443/WC 876/WS 709

Anthem (G) BB-MI 501/GC 690/GC2 681/G3 778/GP 578/GP3 556/JS 761/JS3 727

*Bless the Lord (C)  GC2 576/G3 620/SS 809

Blest Are We (1,Ps)  PMB 409/WC 799/WS 643                                                                      

Bring Forth the Kingdom  GC 658/GC2 640/G3 734/RS 772

Church of God (2) CBW 581/GC 664/GP 571/PMB 381/RS 783                                           

Church of God, Elect and Glorious (2) BB-MI 414/JS3 508/OIF 663/SS 881/WOR4 733

Earthen Vessels (2) BB-MI 408/CBW 445/GP 584/GP3 559//JS 672/JS3 639/OFUV 682

Eye Has Not Seen (2) BB-MI 460/GC 638/GC2 616/G3 728/GP3 645/RS 758/SS 860/WC

His Voice Is in the Thunder, in the Storm (1) WOR 515

Holy Wisdom, Lamp of Learning (1)  BB-MI 520/JS 774

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (1) BB-MI 409/LMGM 269/JS 669/OFUV 683/PMB 357/WC 754

Neither Death Nor Life (2)  GC2 605/G3 647

O God of Wisdom, God of Truth (1,G) CBW 649

O the Beautiful Treasure (G) WOR 689

Priestly People/Pueblo de Reyes, v 2 (1)  OIF 669/PMB 383/WC 786/WS 637

Ps 19: Lord, You Have the Words (1,Ps) 

Seek the Lord (1) BB-MI 658/GP 351/GP3 279/RS 540/JS 558/JS3 531/GC2 395/OFUV 315

Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God (G) BB-MI 434/GC 615/GC2 600/G3 658/GP 608/GP3 613/JS 720/JS3 685/OFUV 648/OIF 764/PMB 433/RS 728/WC 862/WOR 580/WOR4 663/WS 697

Show Us the Path of Life, v 3 (1,G) GC 645

Song of Good News (G) WC 801/WS 642

Take, O Take Me As I Am (2)  GC2 692

The Kingdom of God (G) GC 655/GC2 637, 639/G3 736/OIF 883/PMB 511/RS 775/WOR 615/WOR4 720/WC 976

The Love of the Lord (1,G) GC 702/GC2 680/G3 792/RS 814

The Reign of God (G)  GC2 641/G3 738/SS 871

The Summons BB-MI 381/RS 811/GC 700/GC2 687/G3 790/GP3 529/LMGM2 622/SPS 230/SS 908/WC 830/WOR4 773/WS 671

Thy Kingdom Come (G) GC 656/GP 719/RS 776

When Jesus Came Preaching the Kingdom of God (G) RS 773/WOR 614

Wisdom, My Road (1)  GC2 500/G3 583/WC 872

Wisdom’s Feast (1) PMB 298/WC 655/WS 537

You Are Child (2) GP 666

You Are the Way (1) CBW 441/PMB 365/WC 748

*Your Word Went Forth (Ps) RS 655

Your Words Are Spirit and Life (1,Ps,G) BB-MI 591/GP3 692/JS 680/JS3 644/OFUV 650

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Choral Anthems

Title of Anthem, Voicing & Instrumentation Composer/arranger/editor Publisher & edition #  
All Things Work Together (Unison, opt. 2-part) Burton, Daniel Shawnee (F 5015) 2
All Things (SATB) Kirk, Theron Elkan Vogel (362-03212) 2
Antiphon (SATB) Cook, Melville Novello (MT 1586) PS
Give Thy Servant An Understand Heart (SATB) Ford, Virgil T. Carl Fischer (CM 7365) 1
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring SATB Bach Various Publishers 1
Lord, Make Me Know Your Ways (SATB) 
Lord, Make Me Know Thy Ways
Byrd, William/arr. Lovelace, Austin 
Byrd, William
Concordia (98-2935) 
CPDL
2, G
Psalm 119 (SATB) Wilkinson, Scott Carl Fischer (CM 7436) PS
Teach Me, O Lord (SATB) Young, Gordon CPP/Belwin, Inc. (OCT 02545) 1

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