My Eleven Favorite Worship Songs
In trying to come up with my ten favorite worships songs, I couldn't. That's why this is a list of my eleven favorites. The following are all songs that, when I hear them, put me straight into ,worship mode, singing along with music and remembering all the blessings God has bestowed upon me. These are songs that give me goosebumps or bring tears to my eyes whenever I hear them. These are songs that lift me up whenever I am feeling down. These are songs I listen to when I need to feel His presence. These are songs that I know I will never tire of hearing.
Shout to the Lord
Written by Darlene Zschech in 1993 and published by Hillsong Music Australia, this song was given an even bigger audience when it was sung on American Idol: Idol Gives Back in 2008.
King of Glory
Written by Mac Powell of Third Day from Marietta, Georgia. Released in 2000 on Offerings: A Worship Album.
Written by the late Rich Mullins from Richmond, Indiana. Released in 1988 on his third album, Winds of Heaven, Stuff of Earth. Awesome God been covered by many Christian artists in various styles.
How Great is Our God
Written by Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves, and Ed Cash. Released on Chris Tomlin's album, Arriving in 2004. As of February 2007, it is the most popular worship song today,
Written by Marie Barnett in 1995. Since being released on the 1999's Vineyard Music album, Hungry, I'm Falling on My Knees, Live from London it has appeared on over 45 albums worldwide.
Mighty to Save
Written by Ben Fielding and Reuben Morgan in 1996. Reuben Morgan is the worship pastor at Hillsong church in Australia. This song won the 'Best Worship Song' at the 2009 GMA Dove Awards.
Amazing Love (You are My King)
Written by Billy James Foote in 1997. This song has been covered by various artists, most recently by the Newsboys.
You are the Living Word
Written by Fred Hammond. Released on the Fred Hammond & Radical for Christ album, Purpose by Design in 2000.
Written by Steven Curtis Chapman. Yours first appeared on his album This Moment which came out in 2007. After an accident at home in which he lost his youngest daughter, Maria, Steven Curtis Chapman added a fourth verse to the song.
God of Wonders
Written by Steve Hindalong and Marc Byrd. This song has been covered by various artists including Caedmon's Call and Third Day. God of Wonders was used by NASA to wake up Michael Fossum, a Discovery astronaut.
Bring the Rain
Written by the band MercyMe, from Greenville, Texas. The song was released on their album Coming up to Breathe in 2006.
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