Greatest Christian Hymns of All Time


The Top Ten

1 How Great Thou Art

Has always been my favorite since we sang it and it was on the wall at our high school camp.

Soul stirring hymn! Never fails to bring a tear to my eye...

This is a fantastic hymn. This song gives God the praise about His Splendor, Majesty, and His Creation. - wisconsinboy

2 Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee - Henry Van Dyke

This is my all time favorite. The music is based off of Beethoven's Ode to Joy and the song talks about God's creation. - wisconsinboy

3 Amazing Grace - John Newton

This is a great hymn. It is a song of repentance. - wisconsinboy

4 Crown Him with Many Crowns - Godfrey Thring and Matthew Bridges

This is a song that talks about Jesus' resurrection and ascension. This is a fantastic song. - wisconsinboy

5 A Mighty Fortress is Our God - Martin Luther

This is the greatest hymn written by Martin Luther. This is a song that God is our fortress. - wisconsinboy

6 Rock of Ages Cleft for Me - Augustus Toplady

Great song it is a song of repentance. - wisconsinboy

7 Blessed Assurance - Fanny Crosby
8 Leaning on the Everlasting Arms - Elisha Hoffman

This is also one of my favorite hymns. It is based off of Deuteronomy 33:27 - wisconsinboy

9 To God be the Glory - Fanny Crosby

This is my second favorite hymn. This is another hymn of praise that gives God the Glory. - wisconsinboy

10 Nearer My God To Thee - Sarah Fuller Flower Adams

This is my favorite song of aspiration. This reminds me of the players playing this song when the Titanic sunk. - wisconsinboy

The Contenders

11 O Sacred Head Surrounded

A favorite

12 Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior - Fanny Jane Crosby
13 I Need Thee Every Hour
14 Be Thou My Vision
15 Great is Thy Faithfulness
16 Here in This Place
17 Ave Maria - Schubert
18 Come Holy Ghost
19 Are You Washed in the Blood
20 Be Still, My Soul
21 It Is Well
22 In Christ Alone - Keith Getty

Every phrase contains a description of our Savior and Lord and is definitive of who He is and our relationship to him.

23 God Created Earth and Heaven
24 Jesus Christ Is Ris'n Today
25 Battle Hymn of the Republic
26 Abide With Me
27 For All the Saints
28 His Eye Is On the Sparrow
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