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Remember And Proclaim – Sunday Songs

I’ve included Remember And Proclaim from Andrew Peterson’s Resurrection Letters Vol. 1 in Sunday Songs because it’s a song about the Lord’s Supper; and I think the Lord’s Supper is best thought of in the context of corporate worship.

The lyrics:
1.
As we gather round this table
We remember and proclaim
Christ has died, Christ is risen
Christ will come again
There’s nothing to fear and everything to gain
And so we gather here to remember
To remember and proclaim
2.
Every footstep tells the story
As the people join the feast
We remember his blood and body
Broken for you and me
One step and we remember
The other we proclaim
His death until He comes
O He’s coming back
He’s coming back again!
Chorus.
And every time we break the bread
We drink the wine,
I can hear the song in my heart and my head,
And I sing along…
We remember, we proclaim
His death until he comes again!
We remember, we proclaim
Christ has died, Christ has risen,
Christ will come again!
3.
Now we join with friends and neighbors
To celebrate again
Around a different kind of table
We remember just the same.
This feast, it is a battle
That we wage against the night,
This joy is just a shadow of the resurrection
Of the resurrection life!
Chorus.
And every time we break the bread,
We drink the wine,
I can hear the song in my heart and my head,
And I sing along…
We remember, we proclaim
His death until he comes again!
We remember, we proclaim:
Christ has died, Christ has risen,
Christ will come again!
Ending.
We remember, we proclaim
His death until he comes again!
We remember, we proclaim
Christ has died, Christ has risen,
Christ will come again!

Andrew Peterson | Andy Gullahorn
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Saturday Night Music Practice

What else would we be doing?

Watching a wedding?

Pfft.


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Maybe Next Year by Andrew Peterson

Maybe Next Year is track 6 on Andrew Peterson’s Resurrection Letters Vol. 1.
A song of expectation and hope.
“For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come.”


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Blessed Is The Man / Psalm 1 – Sunday Songs

We sang Blessed Is The Man, Michael Baughen’s setting of Psalm 1 at MGPC today.
Apart from fitting the lyric in the third verse it works pretty well, though the Rejoice setting is a little high for congregational singing (as opposed to singing in parts).
This youtube is a simple rendition that showcases the song well.

The lyrics:
1
Blessed is the man,
the man who does not walk
in the counsel of the ungodly;
blessed is that man.
He who rejects the way,
rejects the way of sin
and who turns away from scoffing:
blessed is that man.
But his delight, by day and night,
is the law of God Almighty.
2
He is like a tree, a tree that flourishes,
being planted by the water:
blessed is that man.
He will bring forth fruit,
his leaf will wither not,
for in all he does he prospers:
blessed is that man.
For his delight, by day and night,
is the law of God Almighty.
3
The ungodly are not so,
for they are like the chaff which the wind blows clean away.
The ungodly are not so.
The ungodly will not stand upon the judgment day
nor belong to God’s own people:
the ungodly will not stand.
But God knows the way of righteous man
and ungodly ways will perish.
Final refrain.
Blessed is the man,
the man who does not walk in the counsel of the ungodly:
blessed is that man.

© Michael Baughen / Jubilate Hymns


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My Redeemer Is Faithful And True by Steven Curtis Chapman

Steven Curtis Chapman says that if he could only sing one more of his songs he’d pick this one.
My Redeemer Is Faithful And True.


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I’ve Seen Too Much by Andrew Peterson

I’ve Seen Too Much, a track from Resurrection Letters Vol. 1 by Andrew Peterson.
The lives of the disciples only make sense in the light of the resurrection.

“I’ve seen so much that cannot be explained
And I realize it’s a mystery of faith
But my friend was dead and He walked out of the grave
And I knew the world would never be the same”


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Whate’er My God Ordains Is Right – Sunday Songs

Whate’er My God Ordains Is Right is Matt Merker’s (with help from Keith Getty) retuning of words originally written by Samuel Rodigast, translated by Catherine Winkworth.

Whate’er my God ordains is right,
His holy will abideth;
I will be still whate’er He does,
And follow where He guideth.
He is my God, though dark my road;
He holds me that I shall not fall;
And so to Him I leave it all,
And so to Him I leave it all.

Whate’er my God ordains is right,
He never will deceive me;
He leads me by the proper path,
I know He will not leave me.
I take, content, what He has sent;
His hand can turn my griefs away;
And patiently I wait His day,
And patiently I wait His day.

Whate’er my God ordains is right,
Though now this cup in drinking
May bitter seem to my faint heart,
I take it all, unshrinking.
My God is true, each morn anew
Sweet comfort yet shall fill my heart;
And pain and sorrow shall depart,
And pain and sorrow shall depart.

Whate’er my God ordains is right,
Here shall my stand be taken;
Though sorrow, need, or death be mine,
Yet I am not forsaken.
My Father’s care is round me there;
He holds me that I shall not fall;
And so to Him I leave it all,
And so to Him I leave it all.


Words: Samuel Rodigast (1675), tr. Catherine Winkworth (1829-1878)
Music: Matt Merker & Keith Getty
© 2018 Getty Music Publishing / Matthew Merker Music (BMI),
Admin. by Musicservices.org.