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Spirit of the Living God

The song/video "Spirit of the Living God," by Far from Home, available on YouTube (3:09) with lyrics, offers a nice opening prayer for day 2.

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Forever (Live)

The song/video "Forever (Live)," by Kari Jobe, available on YouTube (6:50) with lyrics, is a good opening prayer for day 4. The video can be shortened to 4:38.

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With Every Act of Love

The song/video "With Every Act of Love," by Jason Gray, available on YouTube (3:35) with lyrics, is used on day 3.

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Mighty to Save

The song/video "Mighty to Save," by Hillsong United, available on YouTube (7:06) with lyrics, is a good opening song for any day. The video can be stopped at 4:52 as time allows.

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Forgiveness (Live)

The song/video "Forgiveness (Live)," by Matthew West, available on YouTube (8:41), is a story told through words and music of the power of forgiveness and new life in Christ. It is appropriate for use on day 4.

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Isaiah 53

The song/video "Isaiah 53," by Sovereign Grace Music, available on YouTube (5:14), is appropriate for prayer on day 3. It can be shortened to 3:49.

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Lamb of God

This song is presented in the video "Lamb of God—Twila Paris," with images of the life of Jesus, available on YouTube (4:04) and is used on day 2.

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Lamb of God (Lyrics)

The song/video "Lamb of God," by Sarah Reeves, available on YouTube (3:22) with lyrics, is used on day 2.

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For The Cross

The song/video "For The Cross // Brian Johnson, Jenn Johnson, & Bethel Music // Tides Official Lyric Video," available on YouTube (5:37), provides a good opening prayer for any day. It can be shortened to 3:47.

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The Kingdom of God

The song/video "The Kingdom of God," like many Taizé songs, is available on YouTube (4:15) and is a meditative chant that would work well as an introduction to chant and an opening prayer. It is appropriate for use on day 4.

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Holy Is Your Name

The song/video "Holy Is Your Name," by David Haas, available on YouTube (5:43), is a beautiful song rendition of Mary’s Magnificat. It is appropriate for prayer on day 3.

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Consider the Lilies

The song/video "Consider the Lilies," performed by Sings Sampaguita, available on YouTube (3:59) can be used for opening prayer on day 2. In this version, the only visual is the performer, but the words are easier to understand.

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Great Things

The song/video "Great Things," by Matt Maher, available on YouTube (4:21) with lyrics, is an upbeat version of Mary’s Song of Praise and is an appropriate opening prayer for any day, especially day 1 and day 2.

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Blest Are They—The Beatitudes

The song/video "Blest Are They—The Beatitudes," available on YouTube (8:19), is used for the Engage activity on day 2. The segment between 6:01 and 6:50 focuses on the lesson’s topic of persecution. The first 6:50 is worth showing for context of persecution within the Beatitudes. The entire video is a worthy use of time.

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Breath of Heaven (Mary's Song)—The Nativity Story

The song/video "Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song)—The Nativity Story," by Amy Grant, available on YouTube (5:20), tells of the calling of Mary to bring Christ into the world. A video with scenes from the movie The Nativity Story illustrates the "Call Stories" activity on day 1.

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Big House

The song/video "Big House," by Audio Adrenaline, available on YouTube (3:29) with lyrics, offers an alternate, more upbeat opening prayer for any day.

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One Spirit, One Church

The song/video "One Spirit, One Church," by Kevin Keil and Maryanne Quinlivan, available on YouTube (3:56), offers a good opening prayer for any day this week.

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Run the Race

The song/video "Run the Race," by Paul Taylor Smith, available on YouTube (4:28), can be used for prayer any day and also complements the "Go the Distance" activity on day 4.

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Your Grace Is Enough

The song/video "Your Grace Is Enough," available on YouTube (4:30) with lyrics, is based on 2 Corinthians 12:9 and can accent the song for prayer on day 1.

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I Am The Way, the Truth, and the Life

The song/video "I Am the Way, the Truth, and the Life," by John Hardwick, available on YouTube (1:34) with lyrics, can be used for prayer on any day this week.

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My Soul Rejoices

The song/video "My Soul Rejoices," available on YouTube (8:34), enhances the praying of the Magnificat on day 2. The performance begins at the 2:38 mark.

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I Want to Know You

The song/video "I Want to Know You - Jesus Culture w/Lyrics," available on YouTube (8:50), shows gratitude for the sacrificial, unconditional love of Christ and a desire to get to know him. It is a good supplement for day 4. Consider showing only the first 3:30 minutes if time is a concern.

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Thy Word

The song/video "Thy Word (with lyrics)," by Amy Grant, available on YouTube (3:13), provides a good focus for any prayer before classes focusing on Scripture.

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My Morning and Evening Prayers

This handout asks students to think about the Liturgy of the Hours before they answer questions about and create their own morning and evening prayers.