Reading Plan - The Songs We Sing

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Week 1 - What a Beautiful Name  (7/30-8/5) 

Week 2 - Before The Throne of God  (8/6-8/12)

Week 3 - In Christ Alone  (8/13-8/19)

Week 4 - It is Well  (8/20-8/26)

Week 5 - Cornerstone  (8/27-9/2)

 

Week 1 - What a Beautiful Name


WATCH - What a Beautiful Name Video

July 30
You were the Word at the beginning
One With God the Lord Most High
Your hidden glory in creation
Now revealed in You our Christ
What a beautiful Name it is
What a beautiful Name it is
The Name of Jesus Christ my King
What a beautiful Name it is
Nothing compares to this
What a beautiful Name it is
The Name of Jesus


Scripture Text - John 1:1-18; Colossians 1:15-17



July 31
You didn't want heaven without us
So Jesus, You brought heaven down
My sin was great, Your love was greater
What could separate us now
What a wonderful Name it is
What a wonderful Name it is
The Name of Jesus Christ my King
What a wonderful Name it is
Nothing compares to this
What a wonderful Name it is
The Name of Jesus
What a wonderful Name it is
The Name of Jesus


Scripture Text - John 3:13-17; 17:20-26

August 1
Death could not hold You, the veil tore before You
You silenced the boast, of sin and grave
The heavens are roaring, the praise of Your glory
For You are raised to life again


Scripture Text - Matthew 27:45-54; Romans 6:5-11

August 2

You have no rival, You have no equal
Now and forever, Our God reigns
Yours is the Kingdom, Yours is the glory
Yours is the Name, above all names


Scripture Text - Philippians 2:1-11; Psalm 97

August 3

What a powerful Name it is
What a powerful Name it is
The Name of Jesus Christ my King
What a powerful Name it is
Nothing can stand against
What a powerful Name it is
The Name of Jesus 


Scripture Text - Psalm 62; John 18:33-38
 

Week 2 - Before the Throne of God Above

WATCH - Before the Throne of God Video

August 6
Before the throne of God above
I have a strong and perfect plea
A great High Priest whose name is love
Who ever lives and pleads for me
My name is graven on His hands
My name is written on His heart
I know that while in heav’n He stands
No tongue can bid me thence depart
No tongue can bid me thence depart


Scripture Text - Hebrews 4; Isaiah 49:8-15


August 7
When Satan tempts me to despair
And tells me of the guilt within
Upward I look and see Him there
Who made an end of all my sin


Scripture Text - Psalm 42; Acts 7:54-56; 1 John 1

August 8
Because the sinless Savior died
My sinful soul is counted free
For God the Just is satisfied
To look on Him and pardon me
To look on Him and pardon me


Scripture Text - Galatians 5

August 9

Behold Him there, the risen Lamb
My perfect, spotless Righteousness
The great unchangeable I AM
The King of glory and of grace
 

Scripture Text - Revelation 5; 1 Peter 1:13-21

August 10

One with Himself, I cannot die
My soul is purchased by His blood
My life is hid with Christ on high
With Christ my Savior and my God
With Christ my Savior and my God


Scripture Text - 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; Colossians 3:1-4
 

Week 3 - In Christ Alone

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August 13
In Christ alone my hope is found
He is my light, my strength, my song
This cornerstone, this solid ground,
Firm through the fiercest drought and storm.
What heights of love, what depths of peace,
When fears are stilled, when strivings cease!
My comforter, my all in all
Here in the love of Christ I stand.


Scripture Text - 1 Timothy 4:6-13; Exodus 15:1-6; 1 John 4:7-21


August 14
In Christ alone, Who took on flesh,
Fullness of God in helpless babe!
This gift of love and righteousness,
Scorned by the ones He came to save.
'Til on that cross as Jesus died,
The wrath of God was satisfied
For ev'ry sin on Him was laid
Here in the death of Christ I live.


Scripture Text - Colossians 2:6-15; Matthew 26:57-68; Hebrews 7:26-27; Romans 5:9-11

August 15
There in the ground His body lay,
Light of the world by darkness slain
Then bursting forth in glorious day,
Up from the grave He rose again!
And as He stands in victory,
Sin's curse has lost its grip on me
For I am His and He is mine
Bought with the precious blood of Christ. 


Scripture Text - 1 Corinthians 15

August 16

No guilt in life, no fear in death
This is the pow'r of Christ in me
From life's first cry to final breath,
Jesus commands my destiny.


Scripture Text - Romans 8

August 17

No pow'r of hell, no scheme of man,
Can ever pluck me from His hand
'Til He returns or calls me home
Here in the pow'r of Christ I'll stand


Scripture Text - John 10:22-30; Galatians 2:15-21


Week 4 - It Is Well

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August 20
When peace, like a river, attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea billows roll;
Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to say,
It is well, it is well with my soul.


Scripture Text - James 1:2-18; Philippians 4:4-9


August 21
Though Satan should buffet, though trials should come,
Let this blest assurance control,
That Christ hath regarded my helpless estate,
And hath shed His own blood for my soul.


Scripture Text - Romans 5

August 22
My sin—oh, the bliss of this glorious thought!—
My sin, not in part but the whole,
Is nailed to the cross, and I bear it no more,
Praise the Lord, praise the Lord, O my soul!


Scripture Text - 1 Peter 2:11-25; Colossians 2:13-14

August 23

And Lord, haste the day when the faith shall be sight,
The clouds be rolled back as a scroll;
The trump shall resound, and the Lord shall descend,
Even so, it is well with my soul.


Scripture Text - Corinthians 13:8-13; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

August 24

It is well with my soul,
It is well, it is well with my soul.


Scripture Text - 1 Thessalonians 5


Week 5 - Cornerstone

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August 27
My hope is built on nothing less
Than Jesus' blood and righteousness
I dare not trust the sweetest frame
But wholly trust in Jesus' name 


Scripture Text - 1 Corinthians 3; Ephesians 2:11-22


August 28
Christ alone; cornerstone
Weak made strong; in the Saviour's love
Through the storm, He is Lord
Lord of all 


Scripture Text - Acts 4:5-12; 1 Peter 2:1-10

August 29
When Darkness seems to hide His face
I rest on His unchanging grace
In every high and stormy gale
My anchor holds within the veil
My anchor holds within the veil


Scripture Text - Psalm 32; Psalm 13; Lamentations 3:22-30; Hebrews 6:13-20

August 30

When He shall come with trumpet sound,
Oh, may I then in Him be found;
Dressed in His righteousness alone,
Faultless stand before the throne.


Scripture Text - Matthew 24:29-31; Isaiah 61:2; Corinthians 5:16-21; Revelation 19:6-10

August 31

On Christ, the solid Rock, I stand;
all other ground is sinking sand.  


Scripture Text - Matthew 7:21-27; Luke 6:46-49