Born and raised in Greenville, TX, Bart Millard discovered music after a high school football injury landed him in the school choir. Just a semester into college his father passed away, and Millard, feeling a change was needed, followed his youth pastor's praise band to Lakeland, FL. It was during this time that he formed the ultra-successful Christian rock group MercyMe and relocated to Oklahoma. His first solo album, Hymned No. 1, which fuses raditional gospel, Texas blues, and the Southern hymns of his youth, was released in August of 2005.
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Do you ever wonder if God is still in control of this world? It's normal to wonder that, but at the same time, we need to keep reminding ourselves that God is indeed all-powerful. In spite of all our circumstances, the power of God is real and relevant. When we sing about his power, our hearts are filled with hope, courage, and renewed confidence to face another day. These are the songs that remind us of the powerful God we serve.
Calvary is such a wonderful example of redemption. A hill used for public executions has become something loved by generations of believers. The place of our salvation turned from a place of death to a place of life! Get sheet music about the salvation and redemption at Calvary to share with your church this week!
We are cleansed by the blood of Jesus Christ, which was poured out as a testimony of His sacrificial love. The cleansing of our Spirit is how God intends for us to be purified, healed, and guided back to Him. This is the divine offering that is intended through the death of His son, who stood unblemished and untouched by evil. It is His purity that beckons our confession, and out of this blooms an eternity of belonging beside the divinity of God’s throne. Here is a list of songs focusing on cleansing.
Our burdens are light because He claimed them His own. We are beckoned with full hands, called to Jesus with everything we have because He is ready to gladly bear it all. God refines the narrative of our burdens with a gentle and humble heart, asking us to let go in order to let Him. Here is a list of songs to help you lay your burdens at His feet.