“The Seed That Falls (Psalm 65)” is the responsorial psalm for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary time, cycle A.
This is a song praising God for creation — but also draws parallels between planting seeds and planting the word of God in our hearts.
The music sheet and download links are after the jump.
Sing the response twice at the start. At the end, you may choose to sing it twice again, or simply once since the response is a bit on the long side.
Also, don’t forget to slow down as you end.
STORY BEHIND THE SONG:
I was trying to compose a responsorial psalm which could stand on its own as a communion or offertory song, therefore I wanted to to insert a stronger and longer melody into it. This is the result, which at times reminds me of “Shelter Me, O God” because of the long instrumental outro at the end of the response.
Feel free to use this music for all non-commercial purposes. I ask for no payments or donations. I do however ask that you please pray for an intention for each song you use. For this psalm, please pray for all those in a coma, especially for my friend Jerome Llama — that they might recover from their coma and be healed of ailments and that their families may have strength and comfort in the situation.
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