Michael W. Smith Delivers Moving 'Above All' Live Performance

Christian music artist Michael W. Smith delivered a moving and emotional performance of “Above All,” a beautiful song about Christ’s powerful, life-changing love and mercy.

All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. Everyone on earth is a sinner, having willfully turned away from God’s teachings and commands. With arrogance and total disobedience, all chose their own way, disregarding God.

However, while we were still lost in sin and shame, God's love never stopped. Even while we were still sinners, God sent His one and only Son to die on the cross, taking all our sins and shame on Himself. He died, paying the ultimate sacrifice for us. The Bible says Christ demonstrated His wondrous, perfect, and astounding love for us by dying on the cross.

On Good Friday, we recognize and honor Christ’s painful, agonizing and horrible death on the cross. But Praise God, that is not where the story ends! 

Days later, on Easter morning, the grave was empty, and the stone rolled away. He arose from the grave, winning the ultimate and forever victory over sin, death and hell. 

Christ willingly gave His life for us, suffering death, even death on the cross, so that we may have forgiveness, know Him and have everlasting life. Christ did all of that for you and me! 

In a clip posted on YouTube, Michael W. Smith, backed up by an entire orchestra, plays the piano and sings “Above All.” It’s a song that perfectly captures Christ’s sacrifice on the cross and how he did it all for you and me.


“Like a rose trampled on the ground

You took the fall

And thought of me

Above all”

Christ paid a debt, one that we could never repay. He willingly did what no one else could do. Glory and honor to His name!

Luke 24:2-3 “And they saw that the stone had been rolled away. And they went in, but the body of the Lord Jesus was not there.”


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