August 8–14, 2022 Come, Follow Me Songs

“The Lord Is My Shepherd”

Psalms 1–2; 8; 19–33; 40; 46

This is a special week for music, as many (if not most) of the psalms were songs of worship for the Israelites. Many of our hymns and songs of worship are based on texts from Psalms. Check the scripture index for the Hymns and Children’s Songbook for additional songs based on psalms not included in this list.

The Psalms teach us to trust the Lord. (Psalms 1; 23; 26–28; 46)

  1. The Lord Is My Light H89
  2. The Lord Is My Shepherd H108, H316
  3. The Lord My Pasture Will Prepare H109
  4. Praise to the Lord, the Almighty H72

The Psalms point our minds to the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. (Psalms 2; 22)

  1. Jesus, Once of Humble Birth H196
  2. Help Us, O God, to Understand CS73b
  3. *To Think about Jesus CS71
  4. *Before I Take the Sacrament CS73
  5. Glory to God on High H67

“The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.” (Psalms 8; 19; 33)

  1. How Great Thou Art H86 (not available online due to copyright)
  2. For The Beauty of the Earth H92 
  3. *The World is So Lovely CS233
  4. *Because God Loves Me CS234
  5. The World Is So Big CS235

The word of the Lord is powerful, “rejoicing the heart.” (Psalms 19:7–11; 29)

  1. *Scripture Power
  2. As I Search the Holy Scriptures H277
  3. Thy Holy Word H279

Entering the Lord’s presence requires purity. (Psalms 24; 26–27)

  1. Teach Me About the Temple 
  2. The Lord Gave Me a Temple CS153
  3. God Is in His Holy Temple H132

*These songs are especially appropriate for young children. For a topical index of more Primary Songs that are great for young children, see the Ideas page.

For suggestions about how to use this music list, see the Ideas page.