Biblical Canticles For Holy Week

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The servant songs from Old Testament prophecy of Isaiah are fitting texts for Holy Week worship. Many hymnals include settings of these canticles for congregational singing. Consider also having these canticles read very slowly and reflectively by a single reader or a group of readers.

Isaiah 42:14

"Here is my servant, whom I uphold,

my chosen one in whom I delight;

I will put my Spirit on him

and he will bring justice to the nations.

He will not shout or cry out,

or raise his voice in the...


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