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Gospel Acclamation

Part 4. Gospel Acclamation
(Sung before the Gospel)

Choose one from the following options…

During Lent the “Alleluia” is not used, but one of the four alternative Gospel Acclamation verses are used instead, such as “Glory and praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ.” or “Glory to you, Word of God, Lord Jesus Christ.” or “Praise to you, Lord Jesus Christ, king of endless glory!”

o 4A.

1 John 4:8.11

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! God is love; let us love one another as he has loved us. Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

o 4B.

 1 John 4:12

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! If we love one another, God will live in us in perfect love. Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!

o 4C.

1 John 4:16

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! All who live in love, live in God, and God in them. Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!  

o 4D.

1 John 4:7

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia! Everyone who loves is born of God and knows him. Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!  


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