March 14, 2021

Fourth Sunday in Lent (Year B)

Sometimes people cheapen the meaning of the word love by using it superficially in speech or songs. But when love is expressed in lovely music, it isn’t superficial, it has power to restore and heal. Such music can be heard on the next Sing For Joy.


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Scriptures for this Program

  • (1R) Numbers 21:4-9
  • (PS) Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22
  • (2R) Ephesians 2:1-10
  • (G) John 3:14-21

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

The Voice of Free Grace (SCOTLAND)Scottish Folk Tune / Richard Burdsall, lyricist (2R)
Boston Camerata: Boston, MA / Joel Cohen
(CD) Trav'ling Home: American Spirituals 1770-1870 / ERATO / 0630-12711-2
© 1996 Erato, Paris, France

What Wondrous Love (WONDROUS LOVE)William Walker / Robert Scholz, arranger
The St. Olaf Choir: Northfield, MN / Anton Armstrong
(CD) Winter Tour 2014: Home Concert / ST. OLAF COLLEGE / Not For Resale
© 2014 St. Olaf College, 1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Northfield, MN, 55057, USA

Lift High the Cross (CRUCIFER)Sydney H. Nicholson / George W. Kitchin, lyricist / Howard Baer, arranger (2R)
The Covenant Choir of Park Cities Prebyterian Church: Dallas, TX / Lynda Fray
© 2000 Park Cities Presbyterian Church, 4124 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX, 75219, USA

Love Everlasting (Gott ist die liebe)Meiningen / August Rische, lyricist / Larry Nickel, arranger (G)
West Coast Mennonite Chamber Choir / Tony Funk
(CD) A Mennonite Tapestry / MCC SCS / IKR002CD
© MCC SCS, 103-2776 Bourquin Cres. West, Abbotsford, BC, V2S 6A4, Canada

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