Hymns for the Third Sunday in Lent (A)


3rd Sunday in Lent  – Hymn Suggestions

Theme : Water.       Loving and Merciful God.


The Hymns everyone will know:


The King of Love my Shepherd Is
Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer
The Church’s One Foundation
Praise my Soul the King of Heaven (make sure your version doesn’t have Alleluias for the Refrain.)
Love Divine All Love’s Excelling
O Lord Hear my Prayer (Taize)
Bless the Lord my Soul (Taize)
God of Mercy and Compassion
Praise to the Holiest in the Height
The Lord’s my Shepherd


The hymns the congregation might know:


O Praise our great and Gracious God (adapted by Vaughan Williams)

Lead Us Heavenly Father Lead Us

Across the years there echoes

Lord Who throughout these forty days

Rock of Ages

Attende Domine  (Hear Us Almighty Lord)

Now are the Days of Humblest Prayer (Faber)



The hymns you probably don’t really want to do because you sang them enough in the 1980s:

Abba, Abba Father

Water of life – Stephen Dean

As the Deer longs for Running Streams – Bob Hurd

You Shall Cross the Barren Desert

YH I know you are near

Do Not Be Afraid

40 Days and 40 Nights

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