Hymn and songs for the 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year C - Revised Common lectionary

Hymn and song suggestions, based on themes from the Revised Common 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).


First: Genesis 15:5-12, 17-18  - God makes a covenant with Abram:  to your descendants I give this land.

Psalm: Psalm 26 - The Lord is my light and salvation, whom shall I fear?

Second: Philippians 3:17 - 4:1 - Remain faithful in the Lord:  our homeland is in heaven, our saviour comes from heaven.


Luke 13:31-35 - Some Pharisees warned Jesus "Get away from here, for Herod wants to kill you." He responds that he will finish his work on the third day, and reflects on Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets ... you will not see me until the time comes when you say, 'Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord.'"

Luke 9:28-38 - The Transfiguration.  "This is my son, the chosen one.   Listen to him".
(see Hymn and song suggestions for Transfiguration Sunday for suggestions based on this Gospel reading)


Trust - we are under the wing of God.   Faithfulness.   Covenant.

Free-use hymns

All Will be Well

God is my Strong Salvation

God of Grace and God of Glory

Great is Thy Faithfulness

Hark, my soul! It is the Lord

Immortal, Invisible God Only Wise

If God is for Us

Save us O Lord - Dufford

The Care the Eagle gives her Young - Postlethwaite

The Power of your Love - Bullock

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