10 Best Hymns and Songs For Lent

February 02, 2022

10 Best Hymns and Songs For Lent

As we prepare for Christ's Resurrection during the season of Lent, we must praise God's sacrifice of His only Son. Whether you connect through traditional hymns or modern worship songs, sing from your heart and rejoice in God's gift of salvation! Here are the 10 best hymns and songs for Lent.

1. "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross" by Isaac Watts

Favorite Lyrics:

Were the whole Realm of Nature mine,
That were a Present far too small;
Love so amazing, so divine,
Demands my Soul, my Life, my All.



2. "Christ Is Risen" by Matt Maher

Favorite Lyrics:

No scheme of hell, no scoffer's crown
No burden great can hold you down
In strength you reign
Forever let your church proclaim



3. "The Power of the Cross" by Stuart Townend

Favorite Lyrics:

Oh, to see my name
Written in the wounds,
For through Your suffering I am free.



4. "Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days" by Claudia F. Hernaman and Richard Redhead

Favorite Lyrics:

As You did hunger and did thirst,
So teach us, gracious Lord,
To die to self, and only live
By Your most holy word.



5. "Resurrecting" by Elevation Worship

Favorite Lyrics:

The fear that held us now gives way
To him who is our peace
His final breath upon the cross
Is now alive in me



6. "Open Our Eyes, Lord" by Robert Cull

Favorite Lyrics:

Open our ears Lord
And Help us to listen
Open our eyes Lord
We want to see Jesus



7. "O, The Blood" by Gateway Worship

Favorite Lyrics:

O what love, No greater love
Grace, how can it be
That in my sin, Yes, even then
He shed His blood for me



8. "Alas! And Did My Savior Bleed?" by Isaac Watts

Favorite Lyrics:

Well might the sun in darkness hide
And shut His glories in
When Christ, the mighty Maker, died
For man, the creature's, sin



9. "No Longer Slaves" by Zach Williams

Favorite Lyrics:

You unravel me with a melody
You Surround me with a song
Of deliverance from my enemies
Till all my fears are gone



10. "Lead Me To The Cross" by Hillsong United

Favorite Lyrics:

You were as I, tempted and tried
You are, the word became flesh
Bore my sin and death
Now You're risen



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