I’d like to share this helpful chart that outlines all the major and minor changes made in the new song book. Also, check out our fine song book covers. Click here
Comparison of Sing to Jehovah with Sing Out Joyfully to Jehovah song books
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Here are some fun statistics with regards to the new song book.
For example, did you know that six songs were removed?
The following three songs have been completely omitted from the new song book:
|16 Flee to God's Kingdom|
|25 Proof of Discipleship|
|51 We Cleave to Jehovah|
Furthermore, three songs received a complete overhaul. The melody stayed, but the songs themselves have a new theme and entirely new lyrics:
|94 Content With God’s Good Gifts||78 ‘Teaching the Word of God’|
|115 Making Our Way Successful||97 Life Depends on God’s Word|
|128 The Scene of This World Is Changing||143 Keep Working, Watching, and Waiting|
About seven songs received major lyrics changes, namely:
|MAJOR LYRICS CHANGES|
|5 Christ, Our Exemplar|
|13 A Prayer of Thanksgiving|
|15 Creation Reveals Jehovah’s Glory|
|21 Happy, the Merciful!|
|73 Love Intensely From the Heart|
|84 ‘I Want To’|
|98 Sowing Kingdom Seed|
Finally, 23 songs have had their name changed. Here is an extensive chart that outlines these and all other major and minor changes to the songs. Kudos to makaboy.net who compiled this. Thanks for sharing!
TIP!: Visit: MinistryIdeaz.com/Song-Book-Changes to view this chart full-screen
If you would like to download an Excel version of the above chart, please head over to MinistryIdeaz.com/Downloads.
New songs are always so fun! Which is your most favorite song of all? Can you name just one? Please let us know in the comments below!