We’ve compiled a list of Our 20 Favorite Songs about Jesus to remind you of who he is and what he’s done for us. To quote songwriter Stuart Townend, “How deep the Father's love for us, how vast beyond all measure that He should give His only Son to make a wretch His treasure. How great the pain of searing loss. The Father turns His face away as wounds which mar the Chosen One bring many sons to glory.”
We have so much to praise God for every day, there's great power in giving honor to Him. Yet the reality is that way too often, daily struggles or constant life demands can crowd out our praise and worship to God.
We're not only permitted but commanded to sing, dance, and exalt the name of God. Artists, however, will tell you – it’s easy to cross the line where worship becomes performance. So, when preparing to lead worship, here are six facets to consider.
When we struggle, one of the first things the enemy will attack is our desire to worship. Why? Because he understands its potential for his absolute defeat even better than we do. So, we must force ourselves at times, past our flesh, to worship the Lord in all seasons, and for all reasons!
Maybe you’ve been stuck in a career or some other pursuit you felt you couldn’t turn down. Maybe you’ve wrapped your hands so tightly around your life that you can’t even receive from God. It’s okay. You can let go. You’ll be amazed at what God will do when you realize He doesn’t need you. Instead, He just wants you.
Leaving your familiar church and searching for a good fit can be an awkward experience. From denomination, to worship style, to size and more, here are some helpful things to consider in finding an imperfect church that suits you perfectly.
Music can be a powerful force in the church today - helping Christians take their mind off of themselves and onto the Savior. Music can also help a non-believer get to know Jesus’ love in a way that leans on the word of God without compromising its message. Do you have a favorite song you like to sing at work or at home that helps you set your mind and heart on God? Here are fifteen songs rich in theology that when sung can be offered as a sacrifice of praise: