Hymns Selection for the 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year B (28 February 2021)


First: Genesis 22:1-2, 9-13, 15-18

God tests Abraham by asking him to sacrifice Issac … Abraham offers, but God provides a substitute at the last minute, and showers blessings on Abraham for not refusing.

Psalm: 115

  1. I will walk in the presence of God in the land of the living
  2. I trusted even when I said … Your servant Lord, your servant am I
  3. My vows to the Lord I will fulfil.

Second: Romans 8:31-34

With God on our side who can be against us … since God did not spare his only son, we may be certain that he will not refuse us.

Gospel: Mark 9:2-10

The Transfiguration – a voice from the cloud said “This is my Son the Beloved, listen to him”


  1. Transfiguration: Jesus the beloved Son of God – the fulfilment of the Scriptures.
  2. Abraham’s obedience – sacrifice, the characteristics of faith.
  3. God’s glory makes his will known – Christ is for us.


  1. At the Name of Jesus
  2. Be Still and Know
  3. Before Thy Throne O God we Kneel
  4. Crown Him with Many Crowns
  5. God is Love His the Care
  6. Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
  7. Jesu Lover of My Soul
  8. O Cross of Christ
  9. O Light of Light by Love Inclined
  10. O Light of Light Love Given Birth (public domain in the USA, not yet in many other countries
  11. The God of Abraham Praise
  12. There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy
  13. ‘Tis Good (How Good) Lord to be Here
  14. What Wondrous Love
  15. Christ Upon the Mountain Peak – Wren
  16. If God is For Us – Foley
  17. Transfigure Us O Lord – Hurd
  18. We Behold the Splendour of God – Landry

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