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Scripture Singing

Scripture Verses Set To Music

Alwyn Jack, pianist at the church, has composed a collection of choruses by taking verses from scripture and setting them to music. She tells how this came about:

It is a well-known fact that putting words to music is a quick way of committing those words to memory. This has been proved again in our Sunday School at the Welcome Hall Evangelical Church.

We have a board outside our church where a text from scripture is displayed, a new one being put up every few weeks. We would try to get the Sunday School children to learn each of these texts. My brother, Paul Lewis, who was the Sunday School Superintendent, asked me one day if I would put music to the text on the board at the time. I did this, and the children found no problem with memorising the verse.

Subsequently, each new text had an accompanying tune written for it, and before long the children knew many bible texts from memory. Over a period of about 40 years, I have collected these, and written them down, and now we are making them available here.

I pray that the Lord will use these scripture choruses to be a blessing to many more children in other Sunday Schools far and near.

“Let everything that has breath praise the Lord”. Psalm 150v6.

Copyright

These choruses may be freely downloaded and reproduced for non-commercial use, for example, in a church or educational setting. For other kinds of use please contact admin@welcomehallchurch.org. Copyright to all these choruses is retained by Mrs Alwyn Jack. If you want to share these files, please link to this page rather than hosting these files on your own website.

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You can also download all choruses in a single PDF file.

Come unto Me, all ye who labour Matthew 11:28
Whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord Acts 2:2
O Lord our Lord, how excellent is thy name Psalm 8:1
All scripture is given by inspiration of God 2 Timothy 3:16
Behold now is the day of salvation 2 Corinthians 6:2
Remember your creator in the days of your youth Ecclesiastes 12:1
Thou shalt call his name Jesus Matthew 1:21
It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in man Psalm 118:8
I am the Resurrection and the Life John 11:25-26
Give thanks for everything 1 Thessalonians 5:13
Teach me, O Lord, the way of Thy statutes Psalm 119:33
Fear not! For behold I bring you good tidings of great joy Luke 2:10-11
The Ten Commandments Exodus 20:3-17
Seek ye the Lord while he may be found Isaiah 55:6
If we walk in the light as He is in the light 1 John 1:7
For the mountains shall depart and the hills shall be removed Isaiah 54:10
Give unto the Lord the glory due unto his Name 1 Chronicles 16:29
God sent His only begotten Son into the world 1 John 4:9
Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many Hebrews 9:28
He that covers his sins shall not prosper Proverbs 28:13
The Son of Man is come to seek and to save Luke 19:10
Jesus said, I am the Way John 14:6, 8:12, 10:9
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth Genesis 1:1, 1:31
Look unto Me and be ye saved Isaiah 45:22
Jesus Christ, the same yesterday and today and for ever Hebrews 13:8
It is a good thing to give thanks to the Lord Psalm 92:1
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord Psalm 150:6
You shall seek Me and find Me Jeremiah 29:13
Righteousness exalteth a nation Proverbs 14:34
Therefore with joy shall ye draw water Isaiah 12:3
Jesus said, I am the Light of the world John 8:12
This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation 1 Timothy 1:15
He that has the Son has life 1 John 5:12
Whoso hearkens to Me shall dwell safely Proverbs 1:33
Get wisom, get understanding Proverbs 4:5
You shall compass me about with songs of deliverance Psalm 32:7
The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life Romans 6:23
Be of good courage and He shall strengthen your heart Psalm 31:24
I will instruct you and teach you in the way that you should go Psalm 32:8
Suffer little children to come unto Me Luke 18:16
Behold I stand at the door and knock Revelation 3:20
Behold I stand at the door and knock (Piano Accompaniement) Revelation 3:20
Choose you this day whom you will serve Joshua 24:14
God, who commanded the light to shine 2 Corinthians 4:6
All things work together for good Romans 8:28
And the ransomed of the Lord shall return Isaiah 35:10
Bless the Lord, O my soul Psalm 103:1
Every Word of God is Pure Proverbs 30:5
Glory to God in the highest Proverbs 30:5
God’s Word is a lamp Psalm 119:105
He was Wounded for our transgressions Isaiah 53:5-6
I, even I am the Lord Isaiah 43:11&24
If you shall confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord Romans 10:9
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord Psalm 100:1-2
Peace I leave with you John 14:27
Verily, Verily I say unto you John 3:3&7
We all like sheep have gone astray Isaiah 53:6
When you lie down you shall not be afraid Proverbs 3:24
You have put gladness in my heart Pslam 4:7
I will trust and not be afraid Isaiah 12:2-3

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