March 5, 2023

Second Sunday in Lent (Year A)

Join us this week on Sing For Joy, as we hear stories from Christian scripture and the hymns and choral anthems they have inspired. 


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Genesis 12:1-4a
  • (PS) Psalm 121
  • (2R) Romans 4:1-5, 13-17
  • (G) John 3:1-17
    or Matthew 17:1-9

Psalm 121: Leavi oculosGary Davison (PS)
Cathedra: Washington, D.C. / Michael McCarthy
(CD) New American Choral Music Series: Gary Davison / GOTHIC / G-49289
© 2015 Gothic, Gothic Records, Inc. P.O. Box 414, Orcas, WA, 98280, USA

Wondrous Cross: Arioso: God So Loved the WorldAlan Bullard (G)
Marie Christie, soprano / Sarah MacDonald
(CD) Wondrous Cross: Sacred Choral Music by Alan Bullard / REGIS / REGCD404
© 2013 Regis, Southover House Tolpuddle, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7HF, UK

God So Loved the WorldLibby Larsen (G)
St. Olaf Cantorei: Northfield, MN / John Ferguson
(CD) Through the Church the Song Goes On / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-2801
© 2005 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

The Crucifixion: God So Loved the WorldSir John Stainer / William Sparrow Simpson, lyricist (G)
The Choir of St. Paul's Cathedral: London, United Kingdom / John Scott
(CD) Stainer: The Crucifixtion / CONIFER CLASSICS / CDCF 193
© 1991 Conifer Classics, England

What Wondrous Love (WONDROUS LOVE)William Walker / American Folk Hymn, lyricist / James Christopher, arranger (G)
Anonymous 4
(CD) American Angels: Songs of Hope, Redemption, & Glory / HARMONIA MUNDI / HMU 907326
© 2003 Harmonia Mundi, 1117 Chestnut Street, Burbank, CA, 91506-1624, USA

Jesus Loves Me (JESUS LOVES ME)William B. Bradbury / Anna B. Warner, lyricist / David K. McGuire, lyricist / John Ferguson, arranger (G)
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / John Ferguson, piano / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Great Hymns of Faith: Volume II / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-2651
© 2004 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA