15 worship songs about prayer (hymns and contemporary) (2022)

Prayer is an important Christian discipline, and every worship leader needs a good repertoire of worship songs about prayer in their back pocket when the situation calls for it.

We’ve compiled 15 worship songs about prayer to use as devotions, readings, leading your congregation in song, or adding them to your church presentation software just to expand the library.

Hymns about prayer

Don’t write off these classic songs from church history. Many of them communicate truth in thoughtful ways that are missing in some modern worship.

You can find all of these hymns about prayer in MediaShout’s lyric library, so pulling them into your next church presentation software is a cinch. (If you’re not using MediaShout yet, consider trying it out for free.)

1. Beautiful Garden of Prayer

The Lord has heard my plea; the Lord accepts my prayer.—Psalm 6:9

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.—1 Peter 5:6–7

If the sermon is about the importance of creating a disciplined prayer life, this hymn is a great place to start. The music was written by James Henry Fillmore and Eleanor Allen Schroll. It was originally copyrighted and first published in 1920.

Lyrically, “Beautiful Garden of Prayer” paints a picture of prayerful intimacy,

There’s a garden where Jesus is waiting,
There’s a place that is wondrously fair.
For it glows with the light of His presence,
‘Tis the beautiful garden of prayer.

O the beautiful garden, the garden of prayer,
O the beautiful garden of prayer.
There my Savior awaits, and He opens the gates
To the beautiful garden of prayer.

There’s a garden where Jesus is waiting,
And I go with my burden and care.
Just to learn from His lips, words of comfort,
In the beautiful garden of prayer.

There’s a garden where Jesus is waiting,
And He bids you to come meet Him there,
Just to bow and receive a new blessing,
In the beautiful garden of prayer.

The encouragement to cast burdens on Christ and receive his comfort makes this a very appropriate hymn to use as a transition to congregational prayer times for various concerns.

2. In the Garden

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.—1 John 1:7

Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world.—Hebrews 1:1–2

Using extremely figurative language, “In the Garden” describes the relationship that comes out of a regular prayerful relationship with the Lord. For such a popular hymn, it’s fairly polarizing. Many critics point to its “sappy” nature and criticize it for its hyper-sentimentality.

The reason it is still so popular over 100 years after its first publication is that many can identify with the picture that writer C. Austin Miles paints of the intimacy available to believers, but only if they’re willing to “come to the garden alone.”

I come to the garden alone,
While the dew is still on the roses;
And the voice I hear, falling on my ear,
The Son of God discloses.

And He walks with me,
And He talks with me,
And He tells me I am His own;
And the joy we share as we tarry there,
None other has ever known.

He speaks, and the sound of
His voice is so sweet,
The birds hush their singing,
And the melody that He gave to me,
Within my heart is ringing.

I’d stay in the garden with Him,
Though the night around me be falling,
But He bids me go;
Through the voice of woe,
His voice to me is calling.

3. Leaning on the Everlasting Arms

God is our refuge and strength,
a very present help in trouble.
Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way,
though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea,
though its waters roar and foam,
though the mountains tremble at its swelling.—Psalm 46:1–3

The name of the Lord is a strong tower;
the righteous man runs into it and is safe.—Proverbs 18:10

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While “Leaning on the Everlasting Arms” never directly mentions prayer, it speaks of a confidence and trust in God’s providence that speaks to a faith that is born from out of a prayerful relationship. This works well as a worship song about prayer in a way that isn’t too obvious and cheesy.

In 1887, Anthony J. Showalter corresponded with two different friends who had lost their spouses. In an effort to provide some solace, Showalter referenced Deuteronomy 33:27—”The eternal God is your dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms.”

In meditating on that passage, Showalter sat down at his piano and wrote the chorus for the hymn.

Leaning, leaning,
Safe and secure from all alarms;
Leaning, leaning,
Leaning on the everlasting arms.

He then called on his friend and hymn writer, Elisha Albright Hoffman, to help him write the lyrics for the verses.

What a fellowship, what a joy divine,
Leaning on the everlasting arms!
What a blessedness, what a peace is mine,
Leaning on the everlasting arms!

Oh how sweet to walk in this pilgrim way,
Leaning on the everlasting arms!
Oh how bright the path
Grows from day to day,
Leaning on the everlasting arms.

What have I to dread, what have I to fear,
Leaning on the everlasting arms?
I have blessed peace with my Lord so near,
Leaning on the everlasting arms.

4. My Faith Looks Up to Thee

And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.—Philippians 1:6

Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith—Hebrews 12:1–2

Ray Parker, a recent Yale graduate, penned the words to this hymn in a personal notebook that he used for poetry, prayers, and prose. He wrote it in response to a difficult year and never intended for anyone to ever see it. Years later, he ran into his friend, composer Lowell Mason who had been working on a book of hymns and wanted to know if Palmer had anything to contribute, and Palmer showed him these words. Mason loved them and immediately went to work putting them to music.

My faith looks up to Thee,
Thou Lamb of Calvary,
Savior divine!
Now hear me while I pray;
Take all my guilt away.
Oh let me from this day
Be wholly Thine!

May Thy rich grace impart
Strength to my fainting heart,
My zeal inspire.
As Thou hast died for me,
Oh may my love to Thee
Pure, warm and changeless be,
A living fire.

While life’s dark maze I tread,
And griefs around me spread
Be Thou my Guide.
Bid darkness turn to day;
Wipe sorrow’s tears away;
Nor let me ever stray
From Thee aside!

When ends life’s transient dream,
When death’s cold sullen stream
Shall o’er me roll,
Blest Saviour, then in love,
Fear and distrust remove.
Oh bear me safe above,
A ransomed soul.

Inspiring holy confidence, “My Faith Looks Up to Thee” is a song of depth and power. It’s perfect to use when the focus of a service is on prayerful confession.

5. Pass Me Not

For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.—1 Timothy 2:5

Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need.—Hebrews 4:16

This is one of the first hymns published by famous hymn writer Fanny Crosby, writer of hymns like:

  • All the Way My Savior Leads Me
  • Blessed Assurance
  • Praise Him! Praise Him! Jesus Our Precious Redeemer!
  • Take the World, But Give Me Jesus

The strength of this song lies in its desperation. It’s so similar to the boldness shown by many of the sick who cried out for Christ’s attention and healing. If you’re looking for a song that really communicates the reckless and courageous prayers that God desires from his people, this is it.

Pass me not, O gentle Savior;
Hear my humble cry.
While on others Thou art calling,
Do not pass me by.

Savior, Savior, hear my humble cry.
While on others Thou art calling,
Do not pass me by.

Let me at Thy throne of mercy
Find a sweet relief;
Kneeling there in deep contrition,
Help my unbelief.

Trusting only in Thy merit,
Would I seek Thy face.
Heal my wounded, broken spirit.
Save me by Thy grace.

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Thou, the Spring of all my comfort,
More than life to me,
Whom have I on earth beside Thee?
Whom in heaven but Thee?

6. Sweet Hour of Prayer

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!—1 Chronicles 16:11

Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.—James 5:13

While there is still some question about who wrote “Sweet Hour of Prayer” and how it was written, there’s no denying that it is a well-loved hymn. The lyrics are a valuable resource for identifying and expressing many of prayer’s blessings.

Sweet hour of prayer,
Sweet hour of prayer.
The joys I feel, the bliss I share.
Of those whose anxious spirits burn
With strong desires for Thy return.
With such I hasten to the place
Where God, my Savior, shows His face.
And gladly take my station there,
And wait for Thee, sweet hour of prayer.

Sweet hour of prayer,
Sweet hour of prayer,
Thy wings shall my petition bear
To Him whose truth and faithfulness
Engage the waiting soul to bless;
And since He bids me seek His face,
Believe His word, and trust His grace,
I’ll cast on Him my ev’ry care.
And wait for Thee, sweet hour of prayer.

Sweet hour of prayer,
Sweet hour of prayer,
May I Thy consolation share,
‘Til from Mount Pisgah’s lofty height,
I view my home and take my flight.
This robe of flesh I’ll drop and rise
To seize the everlasting prize,
And shout while passing through the air,
Farewell, farewell sweet hour of prayer.

7. Tell It to Jesus

Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”—Matthew 11:28–30

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.—2 Corinthians 1:3–5

Turning your sorrows, doubts, and fears into prayers don’t come naturally. It’s a discipline. Originally published in 1876 German hymnal, “Tell It to Jesus” reminds and encourages Christians to share their heavy hearts in prayer with God.

Do the tears flow down
Your cheeks unbidden?
Tell it to Jesus,
Tell it to Jesus.
Have you sins that
To men’s eyes are hidden?
Tell it to Jesus alone.

Do you fear the
Gathering clouds of sorrow?
Tell it to Jesus,
Tell it to Jesus.
Are you anxious
What shall be tomorrow?
Tell it to Jesus alone.

Are you troubled
At the thought of dying?
Tell it to Jesus,
Tell it to Jesus.
For Christ’s coming kingdom
Are you sighing?
Tell it to Jesus alone.

Tell it to Jesus,
Tell it to Jesus.
He is a Friend that’s well known.
You have no other
Such a friend or brother.
Tell it to Jesus alone.

8. What a Friend We Have in Jesus

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you.—John 15:13–15

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.—Philippians 4:6

The words to this beloved classic were written by Joseph Medlicott Scriven. Growing up in Ireland, Scriven hoped to follow in the footsteps of his father’s prestigious military career, but his poor health prevented it.

After graduating from Trinity college in 1842, Scriven fell in love and prepared to get married. The night before his wedding, his wife-to-be accidentally drowned. As if that’s not heartbreaking enough, years later he was engaged to another woman who contracted pneumonia and died.

In light of these experiences, “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” becomes even more poignant. When someone with Scrivener’s experiences tells you that our peace is forfeited when we neglect to carry our burdens to God in prayer, we should listen.

What a Friend we have in Jesus,
All our sins and griefs to bear!
What a privilege to carry,
Everything to God in prayer!
Oh, what peace we often forfeit,
Oh, what needless pain we bear.
All because we do not carry
Everything to God in prayer!

Have we trials and temptations?
Is there trouble anywhere?
We should never be discouraged;
Take it to the Lord in prayer.
Can we find a friend so faithful,
Who will all our sorrows share?
Jesus knows our every weakness;
Take it to the Lord in prayer.

Are we weak and heavy laden,
Cumbered with a load of care?
Precious Savior, still our refuge!
Take it to the Lord in prayer.
Do Thy friends despise forsake Thee?
Take it to the Lord in prayer.
In His arms He’ll take and shield Thee;
Thou wilt find a solace there.

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Modern worship songs about prayer

Here is a selection of more current worship songs about prayer. Due to their copyright status, we won’t be able to reprint all of the lyrics—but you can find them elsewhere online without much hassle.

9. Hear Our Prayer

Writer: Tanya Riches

Restore us, O God of hosts;
let your face shine, that we may be saved!—Psalm 80:7

Now therefore, O our God, listen to the prayer of your servant and to his pleas for mercy, and for your own sake, O Lord, make your face to shine upon your sanctuary, which is desolate.—Daniel 9:17

Direct and simple, “Hear Our Prayer” is a passionate cry for a touch from God. It’s an ideal opening to lead a congregation into a prayerful worship time, or a great song of response for a service centered around bold prayer.

10. Give Us Clean Hands

Writer: Charlie Hall

Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord?
And who shall stand in his holy place?
He who has clean hands and a pure heart . . .—Psalm 24:3–4

Therefore I want the men everywhere to pray, lifting up holy hands, without anger or dissension.—1 Timothy 2:8

This is another prayer of empowering confession. Taking a teaching about prayer and turning it into an opportunity for a congregation to add to their worship software is a wonderful benefit of leading others in worship.

“Give Us Clean Hands” has a definite stand-in-the-gap (Ez. 22:30) element to it, and makes a forceful song for praying for your country or generation.

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11. Lord, I Need You

Writers: Daniel Carson, Christy Nockels, Matt Maher, Jesse Reeves, Kristian Stanfill

This was according to the eternal purpose that he has realized in Christ Jesus our Lord, in whom we have boldness and access with confidence through our faith in him.—Ephesians 3:11–12

So we can confidently say,
“The Lord is my helper;
I will not fear;
what can man do to me?”—Hebrews 13:6

This moving song is built around the chorus of “I Need Thee Every Hour” by Annie Sherwood Hawks and Robert Lowery:

I need thee oh I need thee
Every hour I need thee
Oh bless me now my savior
I come to thee

Around that classic chorus, “Lord, I Need You” weaves a prayer of desperation and longing. It’s part confession, part urgent appeal, and all prayer. If you’re not familiar with this one, it’s a powerful prayer for commitment and dedication that’s sure to get everyone singing.

12. The Lord’s Prayer

Writers: Shane Barnard

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Pray then like this:
“Our Father in heaven,
hallowed be your name.
Your kingdom come,
your will be done,
on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread,
and forgive us our debts,
as we also have forgiven our debtors.
And lead us not into temptation,
but deliver us from evil.—Matthew 6:9–13

If the church wants to take prayer seriously, it should start with the Lord’s Prayer. After all, it is the instruction Jesus himself gave us about prayer. While there are many versions and recordings of the Lord’s Prayer, Shane & Shane’s version is a great modern take.

13. Make My Life a Prayer to You

Writer: Melody Green

So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.—1 Corinthians 10:31

We love because he first loved us.—1 John 4:19

I know that this is listed under “modern worship songs about prayer,” but considering the fact the church is over 2,000 years old, I think it’s OK to include a song from 1978.

Keith Green wrote most of the songs he performed, popular songs like: “Oh Lord, You’re Beautiful,” “There Is a Redeemer,” “Your Love Broke Through.” But “Make My Life a Prayer to You” was written by his wife Melody.

Much like “Take My Life, and Let It Be,” this is a song about consecration and commitment. It’s a prayer turning one’s life over to be used by the Lord. It profoundly eschews religious language and baggage to embrace a very simple message.

Make my life a prayer to you
I wanna do what you want me to
No empty words, and no white lies
No token prayers, no compromise

14. Take My Life

Writers: Frances Ridley Havergal, Chris Tomlin

So teach us to number our days
that we may get a heart of wisdom.—Psalm 90:12

I appeal to you therefore, brothers,[a] by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.—Romans 12:1

While “Take My Life” isn’t really a worship song about prayer, it is an actual prayer. The majority of it comes from Havergal’s hymn from 1874. This powerful invocation represents her heart’s cry for all of her talents, resources, and abilities to be put used for God’s purpose and glory.

Take my life and let it be
Consecrated, Lord, to Thee.
Take my moments and my days,
Let them flow in endless praise.

Take my hands and let them move
At the impulse of Thy love.
Take my feet and let them be
Swift and beautiful for Thee.

To these verses, Chris Tomlin changes the melody a bit and adds a catchy refrain that kind of brings it all together.

15. Thank You Lord

Writers: Paul Baloche, Don Moen

Oh give thanks to the Lord; call upon his name;
make known his deeds among the peoples!—1 Chronicles 16:8

Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.—1 Thessalonians 5:18

It seems only appropriate to end this list with a prayer of thanksgiving. Thank You Lord was written by two guys responsible for well-known worship songs like:

  • Open the Eyes of My Heart
  • Our God Saves
  • Above All
  • God Will Make a Way
  • Blessed Be the Name of the Lord
  • And too many more to count

“Thank You Lord” expresses thankfulness in a graceful, reflective manner. It’s a worship song about prayer that seems tailor-made for so many situations. You can definitely use it during a sermon series on prayer, but it can also be used for special services like baptisms, Christmas, and Easter. Not only that, but it perfectly accents weddings, baby dedications, and even funerals. When you get down to it, there is no inappropriate time to express thankfulness.

I come before You today, and there’s just one thing that I want to say
Thank You, Lord, thank You, Lord
For all You’ve given to me, for all the blessings that I cannot see

What are your favorite worship songs about prayer?

We’d love to hear from you! Leave us a comment and tell us what your go-to songs on prayer are!


Are there modern hymns? ›

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  • King Of Kings. Hillsong Worship. Keys: D. ...
  • Living Hope. Phil Wickham. Keys: D, Eb. ...
  • Christ Our Hope In Life And Death. Matt Papa / Keith & Kristyn Getty. Keys: E, F. ...
  • His Mercy Is More. Matt Papa. Keys: F, G. ...
  • In Christ Alone. Geoff Moore. Keys: D. ...
  • 10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) Matt Redman / Passion.
Jan 4, 2021

Is worship song a form of prayer? ›

Although many churches have phased out the “amen,” songs are still a form of prayer.

Are hymns prayers? ›

Church hymns are a form of worship. They serve as a prayer of thanks and an expression of commitment.

What is the easiest worship song to sing? ›

  1. Amazing Grace – Judy Collins.
  2. 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord) – Matt Redman.
  3. Come, Now Is the Time To Worship – Brian Doerksen.
  4. You Are My King (Amazing Love) – Hillsong Worship. ...
  5. Everlasting God – Lincoln Brewster. ...
  6. Shout to the North – Delirious? ...
  7. Cornerstone – Hillsong Worship.
Mar 21, 2022

What is the difference between hymns and contemporary? ›

The range of hymns typically lies within that of most individuals, making hymns easy for entire congregations to sing. Contemporary songs are often written for performance by a particular artist; therefore, they may have a range that is suited for that respective performer.

Why are contemporary worship songs used in worship? ›

Some have noted that contemporary worship songs often reflect the social climate of individualism as the lyrics emphasize personal relationship with God, even within a group context.

Why prayer is worship? ›

Prayer is an important way to experience God as the religious believer can communicate with Him. By bringing their problems to God, or asking for forgiveness and help, they come closer to Him. Christians believe they can speak with God in prayer and were taught to pray by Jesus himself.

Where in the Bible does it say when you sing you pray twice? ›

What I did find in one of his Commentaries to the Psalms, specifically Psalm 72, was the following very similar and profound paragraph: “Whoever sings a praise, not only praises, but only praises with gladness. He that sings praise, not only sings, but also loves him of whom he sings.

What worship is not? ›

Worship Is Not About Us

And it's not about the pastor and the message. Worship Is About Our Father God. Worship is about the Lord. Its purpose is to honor and exalt Him.

Who wrote the first hymn? ›

Ephraem—a 4th-century Mesopotamian deacon, poet, and hymnist—has been called the “father of Christian hymnody.” In the West, St. Hilary of Poitiers composed a book of hymn texts about 360. Not much later St.

Why hymns are so important? ›

They remind us of our original glory that preceded any “original sin” and remind us of God's intention to see that glory restored in us. The exchange in hymns, then, is vertical – connecting us to God and seeking to hear His voice speaking to our hearts in return.

What language is the prayer? ›

'The Prayer' was originally recorded in two solo versions for the movie Quest for Camelot: in English by Dion, and in Italian by Bocelli. The best-known version of the song, which includes lines in both English and Italian, was first released as a single on 1 March 1999.

How do I learn to worship songs? ›

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What is a good gospel song to sing for solo? ›

Titles include: Alleluia; Sing to Jesus; Battle Hymn of The Republic; Bright and Beautiful; Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing; Lord of the Dance; Make Me a Channel of Your Peace; Marchin' on Up; On Eagle's Wings; Safe Within Your Arms and Take My Life and Let It Be Consecrated.

What worship songs go well together? ›

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  • Mighty to Save. 4:14.
  • Blessed Be Your Name. 4:10.
  • Your Grace Is Enough. 4:11.
  • Everlasting God. 4:10.
  • Beautiful One. 3:20.
  • Hosanna (Praise Is Rising) 4:15.
  • You Are My King (Amazing Love) 4:45.
  • Glory to God Forever. 3:58.

What are examples of contemporary music? ›

Contemporary Music Genres/Types

Some of the most popular genres or types of contemporary music are blues, hip hop, R&B, and rap. Blues is a type of music that was popularized in America and has its roots in African-American folk music.

What is traditional and contemporary music? ›

Contemporary music feels worldly, and the body movements and thoughts it inspires are associated with dancing and partying. Traditional music feels spiritual without worldly associations. It is generally calm and inspires reflective communication with God. -- Lise Glascoe, Washington Heights.

What is the difference between traditional worship and contemporary worship? ›

“Contemporary worship is strikingly different from traditional worship, yet it seeks to do the very same thing traditional worship seeks to do, which is to ready the people to hear the word of the Lord2”~Robert E. Webber.

When did contemporary worship music start? ›

The genre became known as contemporary Christian music as a result of the Jesus movement revival in the latter 1960s and early 1970s, and was originally called Jesus music. "About that time, many young people from the sixties' counterculture professed to believe in Jesus.

How many worship songs are there? ›

Churches recently reported using between 1 and 725 songs over a year to CCLI, the organisation that oversees song use in church. However the average number of songs being reported by churches was just 77 songs.

What is contemporary inspiration in Christianity? ›

The term contemporary inspiration refers to inspiration that still take place today. In most religions there are figures with followers who believe were inspired by a higher power or wisdom. The founding figures in religious history generally claim to be inspired.

Why is prayer so powerful? ›

Prayer also energizes the heart of a believer through the power of the Spirit. Consistent prayer also releases the power of God's blessing on your life and circumstances. Jesus said, “When you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen.

Why is prayer so important to God? ›

Prayer aligns your will with God's will

Rather, it's to better understand Him and His ways, bringing yourself into alignment with His will. As C.S. Lewis is often attributed as saying, prayer “doesn't change God. It changes me.”

What are the five special purposes of prayer? ›

confession - owning up to sin and asking for God's mercy and forgiveness. thanksgiving - thanking God for his many blessings, eg health or children. petition - asking God for something, eg healing, courage or wisdom. intercession - asking God to help others who need it, eg the sick, poor, those suffering in war.

Who said when we pray twice? ›

'' After pleading guilty to the charge, I quoted St. Augustine, the great fifth-century bishop of North Africa, who said, ''Those who sing pray twice. '' The words of our hymns are prayers, and when we sing them, we add to them a further dimension of honor and praise.

What the Bible says about singing to God? ›

Colossians 3 and Ephesians 5 bring this out simply but powerfully, telling us to sing “to God” and “to the Lord” because he is the object of our praise. Ephesians 5:19 says, “singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart.” It is to him and about him that we sing!

How many times does the Bible say to sing to the Lord? ›

his praise in the assembly of the godly! [2] Let Israel be glad in his Maker; let the children of Zion rejoice in their King! The word sing appears in the scriptures over 400 times and at least 50 are commands.

Can we worship God without singing? ›

Worshiping without music can take many forms. It can be expressed in following the first and second commandments, dance, art, acts of service, generosity, fellowship, prayer, obedience, and the study of scripture. Worship without music is another way to express the contents of one's heart.

What is true worship? ›

Jesus laid out what real true worship is, first it's to worship God in spirit and truth. That means you understand who God is and all about the Godhead. So real worship is more than singing songs, real worship involves what Romans says; “your body as a living sacrifice.”

What is the oldest worship song? ›

The Hurrian Hymn was discovered in the 1950s on a clay tablet inscribed with Cuneiform text. It's the oldest surviving melody and is over 3,400 years old. The hymn was discovered on a clay tablet in Ugarit, now part of modern-day Syria, and is dedicated the Hurrians' goddess of the orchards Nikkal.

What is the most beautiful hymn? ›

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  • 'Rock of Ages'. Rock of Ages, cleft for me, ...
  • 'How Great Thou Art'. O Lord my God! ...
  • 'I Vow to Thee My Country'. I vow to thee my country. ...
  • 'Morning Has Broken'. ...
  • 'O God Our Help in Ages Past'. ...
  • 'Jerusalem'. ...
  • 'The Lord's My Shepherd'.
Oct 16, 2020

What is the best hymn ever written? ›

6 best hymns of all time
  • Guide me, O Thou Great Redeemer.
  • Jerusalem.
  • Be Thou My Vision. Next, we head over to Ireland. ...
  • Dear Lord and Father of Mankind. ...
  • Amazing Grace. ...
  • The Day Thou Gavest, Lord, is Ended.
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What does singing in tongues mean? ›

Singing in the Spirit or singing in tongues, in Pentecostal and charismatic Christianity, is the act of worshiping through glossolalic song.

What is the difference between a hymn and a spiritual song? ›

For over 100 years hymns have been sung, and their structure is derived from classical music. It usually has a four-part harmony. Spiritual songs may be described as the songs which are spontaneous and are inspired by the Holy Spirit itself.

What happens when we sing praises to God? ›

Praise brings God into the scene. Praise opens the gates of Heaven and the doors of blessings. Praise dissipates worry and dilutes concern and fear. Praise tarnishes sadness and magnifies goodness.

What is the difference between speaking in tongues and praying in tongue? ›

When you pray in tongues, your spirit is in direct contact with God, Who is Spirit. When you speak in tongues, you are talking to Him by divine supernatural means.

How do you become filled in tongues with Holy Spirit? ›

Place faith in God's salvation plan at the forefront of your mind. Focus your mind on God and the holy spirit that God has filled you with. Speaking in tongues is believed to be an act of strong faith, so focusing your mind in this way makes it much easier to successfully speak in tongues.

Who wrote the prayer? ›

The Prayer

What is online worship? ›

Internet church is a gathering of religious believers facilitated through the use of online video stream, audio stream and/or written messages whose primary purpose is to allow the meeting of a church body of parishioners using the internet.

How do you play hymns on guitar? ›

The 5 Easiest Hymns on Guitar (Easy Guitar Tutorial) - YouTube

What is the number 1 gospel song right now? ›

The current nubmer one most popular Christian and Gospel song on iTunes is In Jesus Name (God Of Possible) by Katy Nichole.

What is the number one worship song? ›

Chart Toppers: 10 Biggest Christian Hits
  • 1. “ You Say” by Lauren Daigle. ...
  • 2. “ Graves Into Gardens” by Elevation Worship (Feat. ...
  • 3. “ Battle Belongs” by Phil Wickham. ...
  • 4. “ Hold On To Me” by Lauren Daigle. ...
  • 5. “ Less Like Me” by Zach Williams. ...
  • 6. " Truth Be Told” by Matthew West. ...
  • 7. “ Good God Almighty” by Crowder. ...
  • 8. “
Apr 18, 2021

What is the most popular gospel song today? ›

2021 Top 50 Gospel Songs
  • Mai Taimako Na (My Helper) Solomon Lange.
  • All The Glory. Steve Crown.
  • Bigger Every Day ft. Festizie, Membrane, Uwa, Chris Heavens & Temple. ...
  • NO OTHER NAME. Frank Edwards.
  • You I Live For ft. Loveworld Indomitable Choir. Moses Bliss.
  • Bulldozer. Chioma Jesus.
  • You Are Great. Steve Crown.
  • Omemma. Sinach.

Are there modern hymns? ›

Top 100 Modern Hymns of 2020
  • King Of Kings. Hillsong Worship. Keys: D. ...
  • Living Hope. Phil Wickham. Keys: D, Eb. ...
  • Christ Our Hope In Life And Death. Matt Papa / Keith & Kristyn Getty. Keys: E, F. ...
  • His Mercy Is More. Matt Papa. Keys: F, G. ...
  • In Christ Alone. Geoff Moore. Keys: D. ...
  • 10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) Matt Redman / Passion.
Jan 4, 2021

What is a tag in worship music? ›

Tags and Themes

Tags are ways of indicating a song or verse is related to a theme or has a certain attribute. Most tags are themes such as the Faithfulness of God or Freedom in Christ. These tie verses with a certain concepts to songs which evoke them.

Where is worship together located? ›

Worship Together is in Nashville, Tennessee.


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