TWENTY SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME C Lectionary #126
Humility is not the same as groveling. Humility means knowing your strengths and your weaknesses and acknowledging that you may know some things but not everything. There is, after all, just one Messiah, and, under our own power, anyway, we ain't it.

Sirach 3:17–18, 20, 28–29. A lot of Wisdom literature includes this kind of practical advice on how to get along in the world.

Psalm of the Day: Ps (67) 68. This is a hymn in praise of God and the choice of Jerusalem as the place from which God reigns over the earth. The text seems disjointed, as if combining verses from various sources, and the original uses words found nowhere else in the Bible.

God, in Your Goodness (Batastini/Gelineau) WOR 930/LPGG 935
God, in Your Goodness (Burns) PMB 707/PRM C92
God, in Your Goodness (Cooney) GC 67/PCY4 58/RS 96
God, in Your Goodness (Guimont) GC2 938/LPMG 141
God, in Your Goodness (Schiavone) JS 1013/LP 158
Home for the Lonely PSL C-161/SS 292
In Your Goodness, O God (O'Carroll/Bramma) CBW 177

Suggested Common Psalm
Ps 91, Be with Me, Lord

Hebrews 12:18–19, 22–24a. The author uses images of God's presence to teach believers about the proper approach to God in prayer. They are not approaching the God of thunder and lightning on Mount Sinai ; they are approaching the God of the Jerusalem Temple , but they are approaching this God as Father, for they are coming through “Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant.”

Luke 14:1, 7–14. Can you imagine talking like this to someone who invites you to supper? But, it seems, Jesus never lost an opportunity to teach the kind of practical advice that makes the reign of God a reality here and now.

Music Suggestions

Choral Anthems


Music Suggestions

Other Songs for the Liturgy
Ah Tol’ Jesus It Would Be All Right (1,G) LMGM 275
All Are Welcome (G) GC 753/GC2 741/RS 846/WC 911/WS 760/MI-BB 415/GP3 850
All That Is Hidden (G) MI‑BB 504/JS 762/GP 585/GP3 746
All Who Hunger (G) GC 820/GC2 817/RS 845, 926
At the Table of the World (G) WC 684/PMB 301/WS 586
Beatitudes (1,G,C) JS 657/GP 717/MI‑BB 637
Bless the Feast (1,G) GC 752/GP 532
Blest Are the Pure in Heart (1,G) CBW 471
Blest Are They (1,G,C) GC 659/GC2 636/MI‑BB 635/RS 774/CBW 522/WC 973/WS 810
Bread for the World (G) GP 528/JS 810/GC 827/MI‑BB 353
Bread to Share (G) RS 927
Bring Forth the Kingdom (2) GC 658/GC2 640/RS 772                                          
Center of My Life (1,G) JS 697/MI-BB 491/GC 598/GC2 580/GP 593/GP3 679
*Christ, the One Who Tells the Tale (G) HG 24
Christ's Peace (Ps,G) JS 844
City of God, Jerusalem (1,2,G) WOR 362/RS 486
Come All You People (G) GC2 744
Come to the Banquet (G) GC2 810
Come to the Feast/Ven al Banquete (G) JS 795/GC2 734/MI-BB 307/GP3 838
Come to Us (G) GP 537/GC 743/GC2 740/GP3 842
For the Healing of the Nations (1,G) WOR 643/WC 960/GC 719/GC2 712/JS 866/MI‑BB 435/RS 823/CBW 503/PMB 505/WS 798/GP3 803
Gather Us In (G) WOR 665/GC 744/GC2 743/MI‑BB 302/WC 909/RS 850/CBW 587/WS 758/GP3 848
Give Me a Clean Heart (1,G) LMGM 279
God of the Hungry (G) JS 459/MI‑BB 629/GP 560
*Have Mercy on Me (E) IH 59
How Blessed Is This Place (2) WOR 710/RS 893
In Christ There Is a Table Set for All (G) GC 749/RS 916
In Perfect Charity (1,G) GP 547/JS 757/MI‑BB 482
Jesus Is Our King (1,G) LMGM 91
Lead Me, Lord (G,C) GP 715/JS 659/MI-BB 636
Lord, Make Me More Holy (1,G) LMGM 222
Magnificat/Canticle of Mary (1,G) WOR 15, 87, 88, 534, 553/WC  223,488/MI‑BB 700/RS 17, 209, 210, 211, 656, 675/GP 163, 291, 292, 427, 428, 433, 434, 436/GC 14, 145, 146, 534, 788/GC2 13, 84, 522, 773, 782/CBW 14I, 575, 674, 675, 676, 677, 678/JS 11, 119, 120, 495, 501, 503, 505/PMB 9, 180, 181, 182/PSL C-226/GP3 101,630,892
My Soul Is Longing for Your Peace (1) WC 892/PMB 445/WS 745
My Soul Is Still (1) GC 129/GC2 72/RS 178
Never the Blade Shall Rise (G) GC 706
Now Join We to Praise the Creator (G) WOR 647/GC 720/RS 827
Now the Feast and Celebration (G) RS 853/GC 742
O Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit (G,C) WOR 620
O for a Heart to Praise My God (1) WOR 591
O Jesus Christ, May Grateful Hymns Be Rising (1,G) WOR 646
Only in God (1,G) GP 600, 610/GC 621/GC2 591/JS 712/MI‑BB 438/CBW 701
Praise the Lord, My Soul -- Parker (1,2,G) GC 554/RS 688
Ps 34: Taste and See
Sing of the Lord's Goodness (2) JS 605/MI‑BB 557/GC 547/GC2 532/GP 690/GP3 610/GP3 610
Song of Gathering (G) GC 740
Table of Plenty (G) GP 530/JS 793/MI‑BB 310
Tell Out, My Soul (1,G) WOR 534/CBW 575
The Harvest of Justice (G) GC 711/GC2 716
The People of God (G,C) GC 653
The Servant Song (G) GC 669/GC2 661/RS 788/WC 839/PMB 413/WS/JS 829/MI-BB 386/WS 700/GP3 751
The Song of Beatitudes (G,C) CBW 523
'Tis the Gift to Be Simple (1,G) WC 823/RS 792/GC2 657/JS 772/PMB 402/WS 681/BB 514/GP3 748
To You, O Lord, I Lift My Soul (1) MI‑BB 436/WC 499, 469/JS 26, 27, 28/RS 50, 51, 52, 53/GC 36, 37/GC2 26, 28/CBW 16/GP 183, 184, 185, 186, 302/WS 358
We Are Called (G) GC 718/GC2 710/RS 820/WC 817/WS 689/MI-BB 625/GP3 807
We Are the Light of the World (G) WC 970/GC 508/GC2 515/JS 660/MI‑BB 603/GP 657/PMB 506/WS 799/GP3 592
We Come to Your Feast (G) GC 850
We Gather in Worship (G) GC 750
We Shall Rise Again (1,G) GC 772/GC2 762/RS 872/GP3 871
Whenever You Serve Me (1,G) PMB 177
Within the Reign of God (G) GC2 638

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Choral Anthems

Title of Anthem, Voicing & Instrumentation Composer/arranger/editor Publisher & edition #  
Ad te Levavi Oculos Meos (SATB)  White, R/ed. Petti, Anthony G.  Chester in “The Thirteenth Book of Chester Motets”   G
Beatitudes, The (SATB, Organ)  Callahan, Charles  Concordia (98-3760)  C
Blessed Are They (SATB, Keyboard)  White, Jack Noble  Brookfield Press (08743584)  C
Blessed Are They (Unison/2-part, Keyboard)  Leavitt, John  Concordia (98-3550)  C
Blessed Are They (Unison/2-part, Keyboard, C-instrument)  Bedford, Michael  Choristers Guild (CGA 1025)  C
Blest Are the Pure in Heart (SATB, Keyboard)  Mengel, Dana  Concordia (98-3450)  C
Blest Are They (SATB, Keyboard, Guitar, C-instrument)  Haas, David  GIA (G-2958)  C
Bow Down Thine Ear (SATB, Organ)  Mueller, Carl F.  Carl Fischer (6561)  E
Bow Down Thine Ear, O Lord (SATB, Organ)  Blow, John/ed. Statham, Heathcote  Oxford (A-201)  E
Bow Down Thine Ear, O Lord (SATB, Organ)  Hayes, William  Oxford (A-294)  E
Come Down, O Love Divine (SAB, Organ)  Busarow, Donald  Concordia (98-2335)  2
Happy Are the Lowly Poor (2-part mixed).  Jones, Hilton Kean  Concordia (Logia) (98-3154)  C
He Who Would Be Called from Cantata 47, Soprano solo, Keyboard)  Bach, Johann Sebastian  various editions/publishers   G
In All These You Welcomed Me (Unison, Organ, opt. Oboe)  Roberts, William Bradley  Augsburg (6000001207)   G
O Quam Bonus (SATB w/divisi, Soprano solo)  Busch, R.  Paraclete (PPM 0101)  P
Oh, Sing to the Lord/Cantad al Señor (Unison, 2-part, Keyboard, opt. Maracas)  arr. Ziegenhals, Harriett  Choristers Guild (CGA 640)  P
Psalm 86 (Bow Down, O Lord…) (SATB, Piano)  Berger, Jean  Concordia (98-1736)  E
Teach Me the Way (SA, Piano)  Crook, Arthur/ed. Chambers, H. A.  Allan Music (280)  P
Teach Me Your Way, O Lord (SATB, Solo, Assembly, Keyboard, Guitar)  Cheri, Richard & Robertson, Jalonda  World Library (001221)  E
Welcome Table (SATB, Piano)  Hayes, Mark  Augsburg (0800676033)   G
Who Himself Exalteth from Cantata 47 (SATB, Keyboard)  Bach, Johann Sebastian  various editions/publishers   G

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