Songs that help us “Sky our eyes” to the Lord

by Rick Duncan, CVC Founding Pastor

Last week I asked on Facebook, “When you felt overwhelmed and outnumbered and you didn’t know what to do, what song of worship and praise helped you keep trusting so you could take the next step with God?”

Here’s how my friends replied (songs listed in alphabetical order).

A Mighty Fortress is Our God – hymn

A New Hallelujah – Michael W Smith

Alpha and Omega – Israel Houghton

Anchor – Skillet

And Can It Be – hymn

Another in the Fire – Hillsong United

Amazing Grace/My Chains are Gone – Chris Tomlin

As the Deer – The Worship Republic

Awesome – Pastor Charles Jenkins

Awesome God – Rich Mullins

Be Thou My Vision – hymn

Beautiful Things – Gungor

Because He Lives – Gaither

Behold our God – Sovereign Grace Music

Blessed Assurance – hymn

Blessed Be Your Name – CVC Worship Arts

Boldly I Approach – Rend Collective

Breathe – Michael W. Smith

Calvary – Hillsong

Close – Marvin Sapp

Come to the River – Rhett Walker

Come to the Altar – Elevation Worship

Cornerstone – Hillsong

Defender – Rita Springer

Do it Again – Elevation Worship

Draw Me Close to You – Michael W Smith

Even If – Mercy Me

Every Praise – Hezekiah Walker

For A Moment – Elevation Worship

God, I Look to You – Bethel Music

God Only Knows – For King & Country

God Will Make a Way

Good Good Father – Chris Tomlin

Goodness of God – Bethel Music

Great is Thy Faithfulness – hymn

Great Reward – Tim Timmons

Greater – Mercy Me

Haven’t Seen It Yet – Danny Gokey

He Will Carry Me – Mark Shultz

He’s Got the Whole World In His Hands

He Will Hold Me Fast – Matt Meeker

Hidden – United Pursuit

Holy Water – We the Kingdom

His Eye Is on the Sparrow – hymn

His Mercy is More – Matt Boswell

How Great Thou Art – hymn

How Marvelous – hymn

I Am Not Alone – Kari Jobe

I Can Only Imagine – Mercy Me

I Lay It All – Sovereign Grace

I Lift My Eyes Up (Psalm 121) – Vineyard Worship

I Lift My Hands – Chris Tomlin

I’ll Praise You in this Storm – Casting Crowns

I Love You, Lord

I Need A Miracle – Third Day

I Need Thee, Oh, I Need Thee, Every Hour I Need Thee – hymn

I Raise a Hallelujah – Bethel Music

I Still Believe – Jeremy Camp

I Will Trust In You – Elevation Worship

I Will Trust My Savior Jesus – CityAlight

I Will Wait – All Sons and Daughters

In Christ Alone  – CVC Worship Arts

In the Eye of the Storm – Ryan Stevenson

In the Garden – hymn

Isn’t He Wonderful

Is He Worthy? – Andrew Peterson

Isn’t It Amazing – Mark Farner

It Is Well with My Soul – hymn

It is Well – Kristene DiMarco

Jesus Loves Me, This I Know

Jesus Strong and Kind – CityAlight

Jesus, Take the Wheel – Carrie Underwood

Just a Closer Walk with Thee – hymn

Keep on Believing

Leaning on Jesus

Let the Waters Rise

Lord I Need You – Chris Tomlin

Lord I Need You – Matt Maher

Love Knows No End – Hillsong

Living Hope – Phil Wickham

My Confidence – Iron Bell

No One But You – Hillsong Worship

Nothing but the Blood – hymn

Oceans – Hillsong

On Christ the Solid Rock I Stand – hymn

Only One Standing – Tim Timmons

Our God is Greater – Chris Tomlin

Over All I Know – Vertical Worship

Praise You in This Storm – Casting Crowns

Psalms 23 – People and Songs

Redeemed – Big Daddy Weave

Remember – Lauren Daigle

Rescue – Desperation Band

Rescue – Lauren Daigle

Revelation Song – CVC Worship Arts

Run to the Father – Cody Carnes

See a Victory – Elevation Worship

Song of Ascent – Hillsong United

Stand In Your Love – Josh Baldwin

Still – Bethany and Christ Solyntjes

Surrounded (Fight my battles) – Michael W. Smith

Sweet Hour of Prayer

Take Courage – Bethel Music

Tell the Devil Not Today

The Blessing – Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes

The Enemy Has Been Defeated

The God of Angel Armies – Chris Tomlin

The Great I Am – Jared Anderson

The Lord Is My Salvation – Ghetty’s

The Love of God – hymn

The Prayer – Josh Groban/Celine Dion

The Rain Keeps Falling – Andrew Peterson

There’s Just Something About that Name – Gaither

This Is Not My Home – Mercy Me

Through It All – Andre Couch

Trust You – Aaron Keyes

To God Be the Glory – Andre Crouch

Total Praise – Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir

Trust and Obey – hymn

Trust in You – Lauren Diagle

Waymaker – Caleb & Kelsey

We Have an Anchor

Wonderful Things

Worn – Tenth Avenue North

Yes I Will – Vertical Worship

Yet I Will Praise – Vineyard Worship

Yet Not I – CityAlight

You Are Faithful – Carollton

You Are Holy – Michael W. Smith

You Are My Hope – Skillet

You Are My Vision – Rend Collective

You Can Just Rest – Jenn Johnson

You Carry Me – Moriah Peters

You Raise Me Up – Selah

You Say – Lauren Daigle

You Won’t Relent – Jesus Culture

Your Great Name – Natalie Grant

Your Love Is Strong – Jon Foreman

Your Will Be Done – CityAlight

Voice of Truth – Casting Crowns

Worth It All – Rita Springer

What a Friend We Have in Jesus – hymn

Why God – Austin French

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