Hymns for the 7th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year C

Hymns and songs, based on themes from the Roman Catholic lectionary for the seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time in Year C

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

A small selection of hymns that are still copyright may also be included, if they are particularly appropriate.






Readings

First: Samuel - Today the Lord put you in my power, but I would not raise my hand against the Lord's anointed.

Psalm: 102 - The Lord is compassion and love / My soul give thanks to the Lord / It is he who forgives our guilt / As far as the east is from the west

Second: I Corinthians - We who have been modelled on the earthly man will be modelled on the heavenly man.

Gospel:   Luke - Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, turn the other cheek .. be compassionate as your Father is copassionate.


Themes

Mercy and compassion - the love of the Father.



Hymns

A New Commandment

All my Hope on God is Founded

Amazing Grace

Forth in Thy Name I Go O Lord

I have Decided to Follow Jesus

In Christ there is no East or West

Lord Make me an Instrument

Love the Lord your God

We are Gathering Together Unto Him




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


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