Hymns for the 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year C (21 February 2016)

Hymn and song suggestions, based on themes from the Roman Catholic lectionary for the second Sunday of Lent, Year C.

Most are Free-to-use (ie public domain or copyright-free) meaning the words can be copied and sung to at least one tune with no concerns about copyright or performance licensing. Many such hymns are old/traditional - but where possible a variety of styles / genres are included.

A small selection of hymns that are still be copyright may also included, if they are a particularly good for for the theme(s).

See lectionary art for this Sunday for suggested pictures and art-works based on today's readings.

Readings

First: Genesis - God makes a covenant with Abram:  to your descendants I give this land.

Psalm: Psalm 26 - The Lord is my light and my help / O Lord hear my voice when I call / It is your face, O Lord, that I seek / I am sure shall see the Lord's goodness.

Second: Philppians - Remain faithful in the Lord:  our homeland is in heaven, our saviour comes from heaven.

Gospel: Luke - The Transfiguration.  "This is my son, the chosen one.   Listen to him".


Themes

Transformation in God.   Trust.   Faithfulness.   Covenant.


Suggested free-use hymns

All Will be Well

God is my Strong Salvation

Immortal, Invisible God Only Wise

Let the Heav'n Light Shine on Me

Lord Enthroned in Heavenly Splendour

Lord Jesus Think on Me

Lord Who Throughout These Forty Days

My God Accept my Heart This Day

O Light of Light, Love Given Birth

O Splendour of God's Glory Bright

O Wonderous Type O Vision Fair

The Glory of these Forty Days

'Tis Good Lord to be Here

What Wondrous Love is This



Suggested hymns which may still be copyright

All that is Hidden - Farrell

Beyond the Days  Manalo

Bring Forth the Kingdom - Haugen

Christ be our Light - Farrell

From Ashes to the Living Font - Hommerding

If God is for Us - Foley

O Raise Your Eyes on High and See - Wright

Save us O Lord - Dufford

Shine Jesus Shine - Kendrick

Transfigure Us, O Lord - Hurd

We Behold the Splendour - Landry


Suggestions about hymns that could be included are welcome: leave a comment below.


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