Funeral Hymns and Worship Songs to Comfort Your Heart

While it is painful and sad to lose a loved one in our inevitable departure from this world, we can celebrate their life and give thanks to Christ that we may see them again in His heavenly kingdom!

Let us praise the Lord for He has conquered death through His resurrection from the grave. Find some of the best funerals hymns in this collection of worship songs of His glory and salvation.

"Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?” ~ John 11:25-26

"For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord's." ~ Romans 14:8

"For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep." ~ 1 Thessalonians 4:14

5 Funeral Hymns to Sing in Memory of Loved Ones

Here we have gathered some of the most well-known and beloved Christian hymns to sing in memory of a loved one. May these funeral hymns uplift and comfort your spirit, knowing that we have victory in Jesus over death! Click on the hymn name to find the lyrics, hymn meaning, and story of each. 

How Great Thou Art

Then sings my soul, My Saviour God, to Thee,
How great Thou art, How great Thou art.
Then sings my soul, My Saviour God, to Thee,
How great Thou art, How great Thou art!

Amazing Grace

Yea, when this flesh and heart shall fail,
And mortal life shall cease,
I shall possess, within the veil,
A life of joy and peace.

Victory in Jesus

O victory in Jesus,
My Savior, forever.
He sought me and bought me
With His redeeming blood;

He loved me ere I knew Him
And all my love is due Him,
He plunged me to victory,
Beneath the cleansing flood.

Blessed Assurance

Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine!
Oh, what a foretaste of glory divine!
Heir of salvation, purchase of God,
Born of His Spirit, washed in His blood

It Is Well With My Soul

When peace like a river, attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea billows roll
Whatever my lot, thou hast taught me to say
It is well, it is well, with my soul

Listen to this amazing Spotify playlist of funeral hymns to comfort your loss and remember the salvation of Jesus Christ!

Funeral Hymns Playlist

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