We played Sing Alleluia and I Will Exalt You and introduced a new one called The Rock Won't Move (just the chorus), all in the more male-friendly key of F. I'd been thinking about how there must be a limited amount of pleasure God takes in observing our limited activity of praising, so we followed the songs two conflicting passages from scripture, Psalm 92:1-2 and Amos 5:23-24.
We followed with a corporate prayer - apparently written by someone in prison - tending toward the simple yet pragmatic:
I realized a couple weeks ago that the lyric of Rich & Poor borrows from Psalm 49. I like that the songwriter, using the Psalmist's language, speaks of being both/and, and then adds his own final crux, "His love is for us all", as if a direction the Psalmist might have taken had she not had other business to attend to.
So we had that on the screen, then played through Rich & Poor and the chorus of Unchanging to bring the sentiment of the former to bear on the latter. And before we finished with God of All, we read together a variation on Saint Ignatius: