29 September 2007

Hymns for September Festivals

Holy Cross Day (14 September)
Numbers 21:4–9
1 Corinthians 1:18–25
John 12:20–33

Processional Hymn
Thy strong word did cleave the darkness (LSB 578)

Hymn of the Day
Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle (LSB 454)

Hymns for the Distribution of the Holy Communion
A Lamb goes uncomplaining forth (LSB 438)
My song is love unknown (LSB 430)
Upon the cross extended (LSB 453)

Processional Out
The royal banners forward go (LSB 455)

Alternative Hymns
Abide with me, fast falls the eventide (LSB 878)
Awake, my heart, with gladness (LSB 467)
Christ, the Life of all the living (LSB 420)
Dear Christians, one and all, rejoice (LSB 556)
Draw us to Thee (LSB 701)
God loved the world so that He gave (LSB 571)
I bind unto myself today (LSB 604)
I walk in danger all the way (LSB 716)
Jesus, grant that balm and healing (LSB 421)
Jesus, refuge of the weary (LSB 423)
O God, O Lord of heaven and earth (LSB 834)
O Morning Star, how fair and bright (LSB 395)
O sacred head, now wounded (LSB 450)
On my heart imprint Your image (LSB 422)
Praise the One who breaks the darkness (LSB 849)
Triune God, be Thou our stay (LSB 505)

St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist (21 September)
Ezekiel 2:8—3:11
Ephesians 4:7–16
Matthew 9:9–13

Processional Hymn
I bind unto myself today (LSB 604)

Hymn of the Day
What is the world to me (LSB 730)

Hymns for the Distribution of the Holy Communion
Christ sits at God’s right hand (LSB 564)
The gifts Christ freely gives (LSB 602)
Jesus sinners doth receive (LSB 609)

Processional Out
Since our great High Priest, Christ Jesus (LSB 529)

Alternative Hymns
"As surely as I live," God said (LSB 614)
By all Your saints in warfare (LSB 518)
Chief of sinners though I be (LSB 611)
Christ is made the sure foundation (LSB 909)
"Come, follow Me," the Savior spake (LSB 688)
God of the prophets, bless the prophets’ sons (LSB 682)
Holy God, we praise Thy name (LSB 940)
How clear is our vocation, Lord (LSB 853)
In the shattered bliss of Eden (LSB 572)
Jesus, priceless treasure (LSB 743)
Let us ever walk with Jesus (LSB 685)
Lord Jesus Christ, the Church’s head (LSB 647)
No temple now, no gift of price (LSB 530)
O God, my faithful God (LSB 696)
Praise the Almighty, my soul, adore Him (LSB 797)
Salvation unto us has come (LSB 555)
Thy strong word did cleave the darkness (LSB 578)
To God the Holy Spirit let us pray (LSB 768)

St. Michael and All Angels (29 September)
Daniel 10:10–14; 12:1–3
Revelation 12:7–12
Matthew 18:1–11
or Luke 10:17–20

Processional Hymn
Christ, the Lord of hosts, unshaken (LSB 521)

Hymn of the Day
Lord God, to Thee we give all praise (LSB 522)

Hymns for the Distribution of the Holy Communion
Isaiah, mighty seer in days of old (LSB 960)
Stars of the morning, so gloriously bright (LSB 520)
Wide open stand the gates (LSB 639)

Processional Out
I walk in danger all the way (LSB 716)

Alternative Hymns
All hail the pow’r of Jesus’ name (LSB 549)
All praise to Thee, my God, this night (LSB 883)
All you works of God, bless the Lord (LSB 930)
Alleluia! Let praises ring (LSB 822)
Behold a host, arrayed in white (LSB 676)
Children of the heav’nly Father (LSB 725)
Come, Thou Fount of ev’ry blessing (LSB 686)
Father most holy, merciful and tender (LSB 504)
God’s own child, I gladly say it (LSB 594)
Holy God, we praise Thy name (LSB 940)
Jesus, grant that balm and healing (LSB 421)
Lord Jesus Christ, be present now (LSB 902)
Lord of our life and God of our salvation (LSB 659)
Lord, Thee I love with all my heart (LSB 708)
My soul, now praise your maker (LSB 820)
Now rest beneath night’s shadow (LSB 880)
O blessed, holy Trinity (LSB 876)
Praise, my soul, the King of heaven (LSB 793)
Shepherd of tender youth (LSB 864)
Ye watchers and ye holy ones (LSB 670)


Christopher Esget said...

I think you really nailed it on your choice for hymns for Holy Cross Day. Thanks for posting these. I really appreciate being able to compare with you, even when we don't make the same choices.

Rev. Rick Stuckwisch said...

Thanks, Christopher. I appreciate your kind words, and I'm glad that my suggestions are helpful.

Which also reminds me that I need to work ahead on another block of Sundays before too long.