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Psalm 93

Psalm 93 praise the LORD who reigns over all creation, highlighting his power over the flood waters and the seas. When Jesus calms the sea (Matthew 8:23–27, Mark 4:35–41, Luke 8:22–25) his disciples are afraid. For Jesus does what only the LORD God of Psalm 93 can do. To sing this psalm we set lyrics from Sing Psalms (©2003 Free Church of Scotland) to the melody "Coronation" ("All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name) by Oliver Holden (1793). This recording features Willy Shelton, Andrea Sandefur, and Kimberly Hopkins on vocals, Joel Stamoolis on vocals and guitar, Heidi Friese on piano, Dexter Tucker on alto saxophone, Herb Dunham and David Tollerud on trumpet, Brian Beaudry on bass guitar, and Jeremy Bloomstrom on drums.

Psalm 98 (Joy to the World)

Psalm 98 is a joyful call to praise the LORD who has done marvelous things and who will come to judge the earth (Psalm 98:1, 9). To sing this psalm we used Isaac Watts famous paraphrase of verses 4-9, "Joy to the World" (1719). This recording features Willy Shelton, Andrea Sandefur, and Kimberly Hopkins on vocals, Joel Stamoolis on vocals and guitar, Heidi Friese on piano, Dexter Tucker on alto saxophone, Herb Dunham and David Tollerud on trumpet, Brian Beaudry on bass guitar, and Jeremy Bloomstrom on drums.

Psalm 97

Psalm 97 rejoices in the LORD's reign over all creation. To sing this psalm we set lyrics from David Preston (©Jubilate Hymns) to a melody by Thomas Tallis (1561), adding an original refrain. This recording features Willy Shelton, Andrea Sandefur, and Kimberly Hopkins on vocals, Joel Stamoolis on vocals and guitar, Heidi Friese on piano, Dexter Tucker on alto saxophone, Herb Dunham on baritone, David Tollerud on trumpet, Brian Beaudry on bass guitar, and Jeremy Bloomstrom on drums.

Psalm 96

Psalm 96 calls all peoples to sing to the LORD, ascribing him glory and proclaiming his reign. To sing Psalm 96 we set lyrics from David Preston (©Jubilate Hymns) to an original melody and refrain. This recording features Willy Shelton, Andrea Sandefur, and Kimberly Hopkins on vocals, Joel Stamoolis on vocals and guitar, Heidi Friese on piano, Dexter Tucker on alto saxophone, Herb Dunham on baritone, David Tollerud on trumpet, Brian Beaudry on bass guitar, and Jeremy Bloomstrom on drums.