Christian music spans decades of time. It includes many genres from gospel to contemporary to metal. All forms have different sounds for sure, but they all proclaim the same message, Jesus is real and He is the Savior of mankind through His death on the cross for the atonement of our sins. Here is a look at of the best Christian songs ever made.
Bible Truth - 1 Samuel As they were coming home, when David returned from striking down the Philistine, the women came out of all of the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet King Saul, with tambourines, with songs of joy, and with musical instruments. Bible Truth - Romans What then shall we say to these things? If our God is for us, who can be against us?
Shout to God with loud songs of joy! Favorite Lyrics- "When you feel like you're alone in your sadness, and it seems like no one in this whole world cares. And you want to get away from the madness. You just call my name and I'll be there. Favorite Lyrics- "But if I can't swim after forty days and my mind is crushed by the thrashing waves.
Lift me up so high that I cannot fall. Lift me up,". What will people do when they find that it's true. I don't really care if they label me a Jesus Freak, cause there ain't no disguising the truth. Favorite Lyrics- "' Cause I'll be by your side wherever you fall.
In the dead of night whenever you call. And please don't fight these hands that are holding you. My hands are holding you. Favorite Lyrics- "And when we call upon your name, your strength through weakness to show. We can know the master plan extend the master's hand. When we come in the name of the Lord.
Favorite Lyrics- "I'm diving in, I'm going deep, in over my head I want to be caught in the rush, lost in the flow, in over my head I want to go. The river's deep, the river's wide, the river's water is alive. So sink or swim, I'm diving in. Favorite Lyrics- "He is jealous for me, loves like a hurricane. I am a tree bending beneath the weight of his wind and mercy.
When all of a sudden I am unaware of these afflictions eclipsed by glory. Favorite Lyrics- "So Father, give me the strength to be everything I'm called to be. Oh, Father, show me the way to lead them. Won't You lead me?
Favorite Lyrics- "I want to take your word and shine it all around. But first help me to just, live it Lord. And when I'm doing well, help me to never seek a crown. For my reward is giving glory to you. Favorite Lyrics- "This is no time for fear, this is a time for faith and determination. Don't lose the vision here carried away by emotion. Hold on to all that you hide in your heart. There is one thing that has always been true.
It holds the world together. Consume me from the inside out, Lord. Let justice and praise become my embrace to love You from the inside out. Favorite Lyrics- "It's the song of the redeemed rising from the African plain. It's the song of the forgiven drowning out the Amazon rain. The song of Asian believers filled with God's holy fire.
It's every tribe, every tongue, every nation a love song born of a grateful choir. Favorite Lyrics- "Joseph took his wife and her child and they went to Africa To escape the rage of a deadly king here along the banks of the Nile, Jesus listened to the song that the captive children used to sing, they were singing My Deliverer is coming - My Deliverer is standing by. Favorite Lyrics- "We christian praise and lift you high El Shaddai. Through your song and through the ram, you saved the son of Abraham. Through the power of your hand you turned the sea into dry land.
To the outcast on her knees, you are the God who really see. Favorite Lyrics- "Looked ever from a broken sky Traced out by the city lights My world from a mile high Best seat in the house tonight Touched down on the cold black tile Hold on for the sudden stop Breath in the familiar shock Of confusion and chaos Are those people going somewhere? Why have I never cared? Favorite Lyrics- "I start the day, the war begins, endless reminding of my sin time and time again. Your truth is drowned out by the storm I'm in. Today I feel like I'm just one mistake away from You leaving me this way.
Favorite Lyrics- "You satisfy this cry of what I'm looking for, and I'll take all I can and lay it down before the throne of endless grace now that radiates what's true. I'm in the best place that erases all these faults that have overtaken me.
But I know your response will always be, I'll take you back. Favorite Lyrics- "Before the day, before the light, before the world revolved around the sun. God on high stepped down into time and wrote the story of His love for everyone.
Mercy Me was founded in Greenville, Texas and with the unique sound of frontman Bart Millard they have established themselves as one of the most successful Christian bands of all time.
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The guys have released 7 studio albums since Their crowning achievement remains their iconic hit from 12 years ago "I Can Only Imagine" which crossed over becoming a mainstream hit as well. Favorite Lyrics- "Surrounded by Your glory, what will my heart feel? Will I dance for you Jesus or in awe of you be still. Will I stand in your presence or to my knees will I fall Will I sing hallelujah, will I be able to speak at all, I can only imagine.
It is filled with truth and emotion that we can all relate with. The grace of God is the ultimate gift to receive. His gift of grace gave us salvation through Christ on the cross. This song will be a staple in Christian music forever. How sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me. I once was lost, but now am found.
I was blind, but now I see. These are the top Christian songs of all time to date.
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They all have great lyrics about our faith that can build us up and bring us to singing out praises to God. What songs would you have included? Did I miss some that should have been on here?
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