Some Suggested Scripture Lessons and Hymns for a Resurrection Service

Words of Hope from Scripture  Hymns in the Lutheran Book of Worship
Job 19:23-27a I know that my Redeemer lives
Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd...
Psalm 42:1-7 My soul thirsts for God
Psalm 46:1-7 God is our refuge and strength
Psalm 90 Lord, you are our dwelling place
Psalm 118 The Lord... has become my salvation
Psalm 121 I lift up my eyes to the hills
Psalm 130 I wait for the Lord
Isaiah 25:6-9 God will wipe away the tears
Isaiah 43:1-4 I have called you by name
Isaiah 61:1-3 Gladness instead of mourning
Matthew 11:25-30 Come to me, all you that are weary
Luke 2:29-32 Dismiss your servant in peace
Luke 12:32 Do not be afraid, little flock
John 5:24-29 Passed from death to life
John 6:47-51 The bread of life
John 10:27-29 My sheep hear my voice
John 11:21-27 I am the resurrection and the life
John 12:23-26 A grain... if it dies, it bears much fruit
John 14:1-6 I go and prepare a place for you
John 14:18-21,25-27 Peace I leave with you
Romans 5:1-11 Hope does not disappoint us
Romans 5:17-21 Justification and life for all
Romans 6:3-9 Baptized into Christ’s death
Romans 8:(28-)31-35,37-39 Nothing is able to separate us from God’s love
Romans 14:7-9 Whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s
1 Corinthians 15:12-26 Death will be destroyed
1 Corinthians 15:51-57 Death has been swallowed up in victory
2 Corinthians 4:(7-)16-5:1 An eternal weight of glory
Philippians 1:18-23 Living is Christ, and dying is gain
Philippians 3:7-14 To know Christ and his resurrection
Philippians 3:20-21 Our citizenship is in heaven
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Do not grieve
2 Timothy 4:6-8 I have fought the good fight
Hebrews 12:1f Surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses
1 Peter 1:3-9 A living hope
1 John 3:1-2 We are God’s children
Revelation 7:9-17 Hunger and thirst no more
Revelation 21:1-7 A new heaven and a new earth
Revelation 21:22-22:5 The river of the water of life
133 Jesus lives! The vict'ry's won!
161 O day full of grace that now we see
174 For all the saints
176 For all your saints, O Lord
189 We know that Christ is raised
194 All who believe and are baptized
272 Abide with me
296 Just as I Am
314 Who is this host arrayed in white
324 O love that will not let me go
327 Rock of Ages, cleft for me
330 In heav'n above, in heav'n above
331 Jerusalem, my happy home
341 Jesus, still lead on
342 I know of a sleep in Jesus name
351 Oh, happy day when we shall stand
352 I know that my Redeemer lives
448 Amazing grace, how sweet the sound
451 The Lord's my shepherd; I'll not want
456 The King of love my shepherd is
474 Children of the heavenly Father
476 Have no fear, little flock
479 My faith looks up to thee
501 He leadeth me: oh, blessed thought

Hymns in With One Voice
734 Softly and Tenderly
770 Borning Cry
779 On Eagle’s Wings

Other Hymns and Music
Hymns of Christian Hope: LBW 313-352; WOV 742-746
Easter Hymns: LBW 128-155; WOV 671-679
Old Rugged Cross
Saved By Grace
Now I Belong to Jesus
My God and I
Jesus, Lover of My Soul
Take My Hand, Dear Father
Nearer My God
In the Garden
All Is Well with My Soul
Jesus Loves You and Me
Friends Forever