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King of my Heart
"King of my Heart" is a Christian song written by John and Sarah McMillan, released in 2015. This modern hymn praises the goodness of God and calls on Him for refuge and salvation saying, "Be the shadow where I hide The ransom for my life." Discover scriptural inspiration for the lyrics below and music videos performing this song!

King of My Heart Lyrics

First Stanza:

Let the King of my heart
Be the mountain where I run
The fountain I drink from
Oh, He is my song

Let the King of my heart
Be the shadow where I hide
The ransom for my life
Oh, He is my song

"On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords." ~ Revelation 19:16

"And from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood" ~ Revelation 1:5


'Cause You are good
You are good, oh oh
You are good
You are good, oh oh

You are good
You are good, oh oh
You are good
You are good, oh oh

"The Lord is good to all, and his mercy is over all that he has made." ~ Psalm 145:9

"Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him!" ~ Psalm 34:8

"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose." ~ Romans 8:28

Songwriters John Mark McMillan, Sarah McMillan Published by © Meaux Jeaux Music, Raucous Ruckus Publishing, Mcmillan, Sarah (admin. Capital CMG Publishing, McMillan, Sarah)

The Story Behind King of my Heart

According to Wikipedia,

John Mark McMillan (born November 27, 1979) is an American singer, songwriter, and musician within the Christian music industry. In 2002, he released his debut album Hope Anthology, Volume 1. In 2005 he released The Song Inside: The Sounds of Breaking Down, which included the track "How He Loves." The song was successful despite the album's independent release and has been covered by several well-known artists within the Christian music industry including the David Crowder Band.

He is married to Sarah Kathryn McMillan (née Williams) from Vidalia, Georgia. They have three children.

Bible Inspiration for "King of My Heart" Lyrics

Revelation 17:14
They will make war on the Lamb, and the Lamb will conquer them, for he is Lord of lords and King of kings, and those with him are called and chosen and faithful.”

Zechariah 14:9
And the Lord will be king over all the earth. On that day the Lord will be one and his name one.

Revelation 19:16
On his robe and on his thigh he has a name written, King of kings and Lord of lords.

1 Timothy 1:17
To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen.

Romans 13:1
Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God.

Proverbs 21:1
The king's heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; he turns it wherever he will.


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