Do you like listening to music? How about Christian music?
Today I’ve got five Christian song recommendations for you along with brief descriptions of their meanings. I’ll also include a few scripture verses that I think the song relates to because it’s important to test the music we listen to, even if the artist is labeled “Christian.”
1. “The Lord’s Prayer (It’s Yours)” by Matt Maher
This first song is by Matt Maher and inspired by the Lord’s prayer and is just putting it into song.
The bridge of the song goes off of the Lord’s prayer a little bit by singing about how everything is God’s (with “It’s Yours”).
All Yours, all Yours
The kingdom, the power, the glory are Yours
While the song isn’t only the Lord’s prayer, I think it’s a great song that reminds us of an important part of scripture and can be humbling in reminding us that everything is ultimately God’s.
Some scripture that backs up this message: Matthew 6:9-15 and Romans 14:8.
2. “Arms of Jesus” by Cade Thompson
This song by Cade Thompson is about leaning on and trusting in Jesus with our burdens, our struggles, and our fears.
Fall into the arms of Jesus
Into the arms of grace
Some scripture that backs up this message: Matthew 11:25-30 (where Jesus talks about coming to Him with all your burdens).
3. “Hallelujah Anyway” by Rend Collective
This is a more recent release by Rend Collective, along with their entire album Whosoever. In this song, the main message is that even if things don’t go the way we want or the way we plan, we can still sing hallelujah anyway.
Some scripture that backs up this message: Romans 8:18 and Philippians 4:4.
4. “We Need The Love of God” by Rend Collective
This is another song from that same album by Rend Collective. This song is about how God is there for us and how we need His love.
We don't need cold religion, but we need the love of God
Oh we need the love of God, like we need a heartbeat
Some scripture that backs up this message: Luke 15:11-31, Romans 8:38-39, 1 Corinthians 13:1-3, John 3:16, and Romans 5:6-11.
5. “My Story Your Glory” by Matthew West
I admit I’ve listened to this song several times, but it’s a really great one. In it, West sings about how God has transformed and changed his story and is working in his life. The main chorus is about how he is now living for God and how it’s all for God’s glory.
All for You, not for me
My story, Your glory
I think this is a great song that reminds us of an important truth: God can take the mess of your life and turn it into a beautiful portrait of His love and glory.
Some scripture that backs up this message: Ecclesiastes 12:13-14, Romans 14:8, Philippians 1:19-21, Colossians 2:6-7, and 1 Timothy 1:12-17 (in which Paul talks about he is the worst of sinners and how God has transformed him).
That’s all I’ve got for you today! I hope you enjoy these songs and find them encouraging. If you’d like to hear more for me by getting my bi-weekly newsletter, please consider subscribing to my email list in the form at the bottom of this post.
Have a blessed rest of your day,