FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Lectionary #105
How familiar are we with the Scriptures? Is the Word of God “in your mouth and in your heart”? Is it familiar enough that you know how to carry it out, apply it in daily experience? If not, what will you do about that?

Deuteronomy 30:10–14. Moses tells the people that the heart of the Torah is not complex. It is simple, and they know it. All they have to do is carry it out.

Psalm of the Day: Ps (68) 69
Today's text comes at the end of a long psalm in which the psalmist, accused of theft, appeals to God for help. In the end, he invites all who are unjustly accused (the “lowly ones”) to put their trust in God.

Seek the Lord, You Who Are Poor (O'Carroll/Murray)  CBW 156
Turn to God in Your Need (Cooney)  GP 219/JS 56/MI-BB
Turn to the Lord in Your Need (Alstott)   BB
Turn to the Lord in Your Need (Carroll/Batastini/Gelineau)  WOR 909/GC 70/LPGG 914
Turn to the Lord in Your Need (della Picca)   PMB 685/PRM C84/WS
Turn to the Lord in Your Need (Guimont)  GC 69/GC2 940/RS 97/LPMG 119
Turn to the Lord in Your Need (Hunstiger)   SS
Turn to the Lord in Your Need (Schiavone)   JS 992/LP 136

or
Psalm of the Day (2): Ps (18) 19
The text for this alternative psalm comes from the second half of this composition. The first half is a hymn in praise of creation; the second half sings the praise of the Torah and offers a prayer for forgiveness.

Señor, Tú Tienes Palabras (García) FYC 178
Señor, Tú Tienes Palabras de Vida Eterna (Sosa) FYC 176
Señor, Tú Tienes Palabras/Lord, You Have the Words (Reza) FYC 177
Your Word Is Life, Lord   PSL C-64/SS
Your Words Are Spirit and Life (Farrell)   JS 680
Your Words, Lord, Are Spirit and Life (Guimont)   GC2 889/LPMG 120
Your Words, Lord, Are Spirit and Life (Haugen)   WC 389/WS/PMB 139, 686, 776/PRM C85
Your Words, Lord, Are Spirit and Life (Schiavone)   JS 992/LP 137
Your Words, Lord, Are Spirit and Life (Waddell/Gelineau)   LPGG 914

Colossians 1:15–20. Paul draws on an early Christian hymn to summarize his teaching.

Luke 10:25–37. In the parable of the good Samaritan, Jesus applies the teachings of the Torah to everyday life. When his questioner gets the point of the story, Jesus tells him: “Go and do likewise.”

Music Suggestions

Choral Anthems


Music Suggestions

Songs for the Liturgy
A Touching Place (G)  RS 760/GC 640
Abundant Life (G)  GC 710/GC2 703/RS 636
All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name (2)  WOR 494, 495/GP 421/WC 719/MI‑BB/LMGM 88, 89/GC 484/GC2 490/JS 482/RS 632/PMB 368/WS/SS
Anthem (G)  GP 578/GC 690/GC2 681/MI‑BB/JS 761
Arise, Your Light Is Come! (G)  CBW 302
As a Fire Is Meant for Burning (G)  RS 779/GC 663/GC2 643
Bearers of Peace (G)   JS 743
Blessed Jesus, at Your Word (1)   JS 675
Blest Are They (G) GC 659/GC2 636/MI‑BB/RS 774/CBW 522/WC 946/WS/SS
Break Not the Circle of Enabling Love (G)  CBW 524
Bring Peace to Earth Again (G)  PMB 503
Christ Is Made the Sure Foundation (2)   WOR 617/WC 758/GC 662/GC2 642/JS 780/RS 778/CBW 430/PMB 384/SS
Christ Is the World's Light (2)  WOR 543/CBW 543
*Christ, You Are the Fullness (2)  CBW 431
Christians, Let Us Love (G)  CBW 595/MI‑BB/JS 751/GP 646
Christ's Peace (G)  JS 844
Come and Follow Me (G)   GC2 677
Faithful Family (G)  GP 365/GC 413
Gift of Finest Wheat, esp. v. 5 (G)  WOR 736/GP 525/CBW 603/WC 640/MI‑BB/LMGM 136/JS 803/GC 815/GC2 816/RS 912/PMB 300/WS/SS
Glorious Is the Name of Jesus (2)  LMGM 194
God Is Love (G)  CBW 473/GC 629/GC2 608/RS 744/GP 647/JS 749/MI‑BB/SS
God, Who Stretched the Spangled Heavens (G)  WOR 648/RS 819/WC 717
God, Whose Purpose Is to Kindle (G)   WOR 640/RS 828/GC 714/GC2 704
Holy, Holy, Holy (2)  WOR 485/WC 911/BB/LMGM 78/GC 474/GC2 483/JS 469/RS 624/GP 414/PMB 485/WS/SS
How Long, O Lord, How Long (G)  RS 829
*I Pleaded to the Lord (E)   IH 51
*Jesus Christ, the Same (2)   PSL C-22/SS
Joyful, Joyful, We Adore You (G)  WOR 525/GP 693/WC 918/MI‑BB/LMGM 197/GC 528/GC2 520/JS 617/RS 669/CBW 511/PMB 497/WS/SS
Lead Me, Lord (G)  GP 715/JS 659/MI‑BB
Let Us Rejoice in Jesus Christ (2)  CBW 544
Lord of All Nations, Grant Me Grace (G)  WOR 602/WC 780/GC 634/GC2 608/RS 751      
Love Consecrates the Humblest Act (G)   PMB 425
Love One Another (G)   JS 752/MI-BB/GP 645/RS 745/GC 630
*Love the Lord your God (G)   PSL C-140/SS
Make Me a Blessing (G)  LMGM 278
Make Us True Servants (G)  WC 923/PMB 501/WS/SS
No Greater Love (G)  GC 628/GC2 607/RS 753/CBW 599/GP 362/BB/MI-BB/JS 277/SS
O Christ the Great Foundation (2)  WOR 618/RS 781, 782/GC2 646/CBW 527/SS
Praise the One Who Breaks the Darkness (2)  CBW 582
Praise to You, O Christ Our Savior (2,G)  JS 674/GC 515/GC2 517/MI‑BB/RS 652/CBW 442/GP 662
Prayer of St. Francis (G)  RS 830/GC 726/GC2 721/GP 650/WC 874/MI‑BB/PMB 459/JS 738/WS
Psalm 84: How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place (C)
Pues Si Vivimos/If We Are Living (G)  RS 727/GC 666/GC2 650/WC 810/PMB 408/WS/SS
Song of Good News (1)  WC 776/WS
Thanks to God Whose Word Was Spoken (1)  WOR 514/CBW 677
The Church of Christ in Every Age (G)  WOR 626/WC 940/RS 803/GC2 665/JS 843/SS
The Church's One Foundation (2)  CBW 526/WC 764/MI‑BB/GC 661/JS 779/GP 573/PMB 385/WS/SS
The Harvest of Justice (G)  GC 711/GC2 716
The Servant Song (G)  GC 669/GC2 661/RS 788/JS 829/PMB 413/WC 814/WS/MI-BB/SS
The Summons (G)  RS 811/GC 700/GC2 687/WC 805/WS/MI-BB/SS
*The Word Is in Your Heart (1)  GC 518
This Is My Commandment (G)  WOR 603
This Is My Will (G)  WOR 590
*To Gaze on Your Glory (E)   PSL C-137/SS
To Jesus Christ, Our Sovereign King (2)  WOR 497/CBW 438/GP 422/WC 718/MI‑BB/GC 488/GC2 492/JS 485/RS 629/PMB 370/WS/SS
Ubi Caritas (G)  WOR 598,604/CBW 67, 376/GC 408, 631/GC2 430, 568, 601/JS 753, 754, 805/WC 824, 827/MI‑BB/RS 746, 752/GP 364/PMB 428, 430/WS/SS
Voices That Challenge (G)  GC 721/GC2 702
Wake the Song of Jubilee (2)  WC 952/PMB 514
We Are Called (G)  GC 718/GC2 681/RS 820/WC 792/WS/MI-BB/SS
We Have Been Told (G)  GC 699/GC2 694/WC 826/MI‑BB/RS 815/WS/SS
We Sing Your Praise, O Christ (G)   HG 93
What Is This Place, v 2 (1)  WOR 709/MI‑BB/GC 748/GC2 736/JS 799/RS 892/GP 538
Where Charity and Love Prevail (G)  GC 625/GC2 610/MI‑BB/JS 756/WC 825, 833/RS 747/GP 644/PMB 424, 429/WS/SS
Word of God, Come Down on Earth (1)  WOR 513/CBW 429/RS 653/PMB 367/WC 726
Word of God, You Spoke Creation (1)   JS 676
Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones (2)  WOR 707/MI‑BB/LMGM 104/GC 794/GC2 790/JS 528/WC 966/RS 886/GP 446/PMB 522/WS/SS
Your Word Went Forth (1,G)  RS 655

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Choral Anthems

Title of Anthem, Voicing & Instrumentation Composer/arranger/editor Publisher & edition #  
Bread of Life from Heaven, Argentine Folksong (SATB, Keyboard, Guitar)  adapt. Haugen, Marty  GIA (G-5652)  C
Christ’s Own Body (2-part, Keyboard, opt 2 Octave Handbells)  Tucker, Margaret Tucker  Choristers Guild (CGA 801)  PS
Fill Us with Your Love, Ghana Folk Song (Unison, SA or 2-part mixed, Keyboard)  arr. Hopson, Hal H.   Agape (HH 3923)  PS
Good Samaritan, The (2 part, Keyboard)  Horman, John  Choristers Guild (CGA 281)  PS
Good Samaritan, The from “Two Parables” (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)  McAfee, Don  General Music (# n/a)  PS
How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place, Op. 206 (SATB, Organ)  Stearns, Peter Pindar  Paraclete (PPM00409)  C
How Lovely is Your Dwelling Place (SATB)  Reagan, Donald J.  World Library (8508)  C
How Lovely is Your Dwelling Place (SATB, Keyboard)  Joncas, Michael/arr. Fortune, Joe  Coronet (CP 304)  C
I Will Praise God with a Song (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)  Newbury, Kent A.  Hope (A-420) PS
I Will Praise the Name of God (SATB, Keyboard)  Cain, Noble  Flammer (A-5576)  PS
I Will Praise the Name of God (SATB, Organ)  Blow, John/ed. Statham, Heathcote  Oxford (A-200)  PS
Jesu, Jesu , Fill Us with Your Love, Ghana Folk Song (2 part, Keyboard, Flute)  arr. Johnston-Favreau, Cindy  GIA (G-3000)  PS
Lord, Make Us Instruments of Thy Peace (SATB)  Shaw, Martin  Novello (29.0485)  PS
O How Beautiful (SATB, Keyboard, opt. Flute or C-instrument, opt. 3 Octave Handbells)  Horman, John D.  Choristers Guild (CGA 773)  C
Offertory for the Third Sunday of Easter (SATB, Organ)  Pelz, Walter  Augsburg (11-9546) PS
Prayer of St. Francis (SATB, Soprano or Tenor Solo, Keyboard)  Pote, Allen  Hinshaw (HMC-888)  PS
Psalm 69: Turn to God in Your Need (SATB, Keyboard, Guitar, Flute)  Cooney, Rory  OCP (10467)  PS
Psalm 84, 16th Century English Tune (SATB)  Proulx, Richard  GIA (G-5721)  C
This Do, and Thou Shalt Live (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)  Ford, Virgil T.  Lorenz (C-179)  PS
Thou Shalt Love the Lord Thy God (SATB, Organ/Keyboard)  Glarum, L. Stanley  Bourne (SG-7) PS
To Be Your Presence, ENGELBERG (SATB, opt. 1 or 2 Trumpets)  Stanford, Charles V./ed. Batastini, R.  GIA (G-5413)  PS

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