Summer Psalm for June 29, 2014 – Pentecost 3
Psalm 119, selected verses
Song Choice: “Thy Word” by Amy Grant
Level of Difficulty: This song can be sung by everyone.
Rationale for the Song Choice:
It’s really just capitalizing on verse 105, which is enough!
Open with singing as follows: Chorus, Verse 1, Chorus
Musicians continue to play the verse softly in the background
M: Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.
C: Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long.
M: I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes.
C: I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts.
Congregation Sings: Chorus only
M: I have kept my feet from every evil path so that I might obey your word.
C: I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me.
M: How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth!
C: I gain understanding from your precepts; therefore I hate every wrong path.
Congregation Sings: Chorus, Verse 2, Chorus
“Thy Word” is included in the LAPPY song books (Let All the People Praise You) on page 313