HYMNS - COMMON CHRISTIAN HYMNS Lyrics

hymns Lyrics

Hymns refer to popular (mainly non-denominational) written songs, hymns are the earliest genre of Christian musIc used in worship. Unlike other genres which may fade over time, some hymns have stood centuries after the writers passed away. Hymnals commonly draw verses from scripture when being composed or at least have a message directly from the Bible. Hymns serve to inspire and elevate the Christian relationship as other worship songs do.

hymns Appears 3 Times in the Bible

Acts 16: 25

But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them.

Colossians 3: 16

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly; in all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your heart to the Lord.

Ephesians 5: 19

speaking to one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs; singing, and singing praises in your heart to the Lord;

Psalms 103:1-5

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

Theme Verses

Psalms 103:1-5

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

Psalm 150:1-6

“Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with loud clashing cymbals!”

Ephesians 5:19

“addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart.

John 4:23

“But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeks such to worship him.”

Hebrews 13:15

“Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.”

Psalm 22:3

“Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel.”

Colossians 3:16

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.”

Psalm 95:6

“Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!”

2 Corinthians 1:3–4

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.

Isaiah 25:1

“O Lord, you are my God; I will exalt you; I will praise your name, for you have done wonderful things, plans formed of old, faithful and sure.”

2 Samuel 7:21–22

“Because of your promise, and according to your own heart, you have brought about all this greatness, to make your servant know it. Therefore you are great, O Lord God. For there is none like you, and there is no God besides you, according to all that we have heard with our ears.”