February 25, 2024

Second Sunday in Lent (Year B)

In the scripture reading heard in churches this week, worshipers will hear Jesus tell his disciples to take up their crosses and follow him. Join us on Sing For Joy, as we listen to music inspired by this instruction


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16
  • (PS) Psalm 22:23-31
  • (2R) Romans 4:13-25
  • (G) Mark 8:31-38

Take Up Thy Cross, the Savior Said (BRESLAU)Lochamer Gesangbuch, 1450 / Charles Everest, lyricist (G)
Choir of Girton College / Martin Ennis
(CD) The Complete New English Hymnal, Vol. 17 / PRIORY RECORDS, LTD. / PRCD717
© 2004 Priory Records, Ltd., 3 Eden Court, Eden Way, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 4FY, United Kingdom

Lord, Thee I Love with All My Heart (HERZLICH LIEB HAB ICH DICH, O HERR)Matthias Gastritz / Martin Schalling, lyricist / Johann Sebastian Bach, arranger / Catherine Winkworth, translator (G)
Valparaiso University Chorale: Valparaiso, IN / Paul Manz, organ / Christopher Cock
(CD) A Hymn Festival Celebrating the Lutheran Chorale / ASSOCIATION OF LUTHERAN CHURCH MUSICIANS (ALCM) / CS-4
© 2000 Association of Lutheran Church Musicians (ALCM), 810 Freeman Street, Valparaiso, IN, 46383, USA

The God of Abraham Praise (YIGDAL or LEONI)Hebrew Traditional / Thomas Olivers, lyricist (1R)
The Carnival Band, ensemble / Maddy Prior, soloist
(CD) Sing Lustily & With Good Courage / SAYDISC RECORDS / CD-SDL 383
© 1990 Saydisc Records, Chipping Manor The Chipping Wotton-Under Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 7AD, England

We've Come This Far by Faith (THIS FAR BY FAITH)Albert A. Goodson (1R, 2R)
Roberts' Revival, ensemble / ValLimar Johnson, soloist
(CD) Catholic Classics, Vol. 7 / GIA PUBLICATIONS / CD-557
© 2003 GIA Publications, 7404 South Mason Avenue, Chicago, IL, 60638, USA

In a Deep, Unbounded Darkness (DIVINUM MYSTERIUM)Plainsong / Anonymous Chinese, lyricist / Christopher Aspaas, arranger / Mary Louise Bringle, translator / Francis P. Jones, translator (1R, 2R)
Massed Choirs of St. Olaf College: Northfield, MN / James E. Bobb
(CD) Love Divine / ST. OLAF RECORDS / E-3660-3661
© 2021 St. Olaf Records, St. Olaf College 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA