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 copyright, but are a particularly good fit for the day's readings, are also included.
Many of these hymns are old / traditional - but where possible a variety of styles and genres are included.
Psalm 97 : The Lord comes to rule the people with fairness / Sing psalms to the Lord with the harp / Let the sea and all within it thunder / For the Lord comes to rule the earth.
Second: II Thessalonians : Do not let anyone have food if they do not work.
Gospel: Luke - Jesus speaks to the disciples about the end-times - and of all that will happen before then - and promises that their endurance will win their lives.
ThemesThe second coming / God's triumph / Christ's overcoming of evil. The Day of the Lord. Revelation
Art for this weekSee lectionary art for this Sunday for suggested pictures and art-works based on today's readings.
Suggested free-use hymnsAlleluia, Sing to Jesus
At the Name of Jesus
Behold the Mountain of the Lord
God is Working His Purpose Out
How can I Keep from Singing
Lo He Comes with Clouds Descending
Love Divine all Loves Excelling
O Jesus Christ Remember
Rejoice the Lord is King
The Coming of our God
The King Shall Come when Morning Dawns
Those who Love and Those who Labour
Suggested hymns which may still be copyrightAll Who Love and Serve Your City - Routley
God Proclaims for All to Hear - Tietze
My Plans for you are Peace - Collegeville
There will be Signs in the Moon - Connaughton