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Cody Carnes - Bless God - Live (CCM)

'Bless God - Live' by Cody Carnes is a soul-stirring Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) song that draws inspiration from Psalm 34:1. Co-written by Cody Carnes, Brooke Ligertwood, and Brandon Lake, the song is part of Carnes' forthcoming album, 'Firm Foundation.' The song reflects on the timeless truth that God is worthy of praise in every season of life, whether in times of joy or hardship. Carnes emphasizes the importance of praising the Lord even during challenging circumstances, drawing parallels to King David's Psalms where he commanded his soul to bless God. Carnes beautifully captures the redemptive history of God's love for humanity, from the creation of man in His perfect image to the new beginning after the flood with the symbol of the dove finding rest on Christ, the perfect Son who would redeem the world. The lyrics also acknowledge the pivotal role of the Holy Spirit as the Helper, Healer, and Living Water in the life of believers. The song's

Hanna Noel - Details (CCM)

'Details' by Hanna Noel is a heartfelt CCM song that emerged from the midst of grief following a divorce. It stands as a constant reminder that God's presence is intricately woven into every aspect of life, manifested through the smallest of details. The song opens with a yearning for assurance of God's presence, a plea for tangible evidence of His existence and involvement in life's journey. It reflects the human need for reassurance during difficult times when faith is tested. As the song unfolds, it beautifully captures the transformative power of God's grace, symbolized by the shadow cast from the cross. It portrays how God's grace is a shelter and a source of hope even in the darkest moments of life. The lyrics also recount personal experiences of encountering God on a mountaintop and in the depths of the valley. Through these moments, the artist found solace in God's constant companionship and salvation, despite the challenges faced. 'Details&#

SEU Worship, Kenzie Walker - Deep Dive - Acoustic (CCM)

This acoustic version of 'Deep Dive' by SEU Worship and Kenzie Walker is a captivating CCM song that reflects the artists' desire for a profound and intimate relationship with Jesus. The song serves as a passionate plea to go beyond the surface level of faith and immerse oneself deeply in the heart of God. With its enchanting melody and heartfelt lyrics, 'Deep Dive' expresses the longing to hear the still small voice of the Spirit and be led in God's ways. The song beautifully conveys the desire to unveil all that God is, to explore every detail of His character and presence. The term 'prophetic pop' introduces a new sound and vision for SEU Worship, allowing their music to resonate with a broader audience while retaining its powerful spiritual message. As a worship movement, SEU Worship seeks to create a profound impact on their campus and community, and 'Deep Dive' encapsulates that intention. The song emphasizes the significance of going beyon

Mike Cramer and Friends - Let Your Light Shine (CCM)

'Let Your Light Shine' by Mike Cramer and Friends featuring Doug Deforest is a cheerful and captivating Americana-style CCM song with a powerful message. The song draws inspiration from the familiar children's song 'This Little Light of Mine' and beautifully captures the essence of letting one's light, representing Jesus, shine brightly in the world. The lyrics evoke a sense of optimism and hope, symbolized by the winds of change and the feeling of sunshine on one's face. The song encourages us to embrace love, happiness, and positivity, and to allow our hearts to lead the way. It emphasizes the role of faith as an anchor during challenging times and the power of spreading light and joy to others. The song's joyful and uplifting melody, combined with the heartfelt vocals, creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere that invites you to join in the celebration of life and the beauty of reflecting Jesus' light daily. 'Let Your Light Shine' is a time

New Christian Music Releases For Friday, July 28th, 2023

Here are the new Christian Music releases that we have gathered for you over the past week. This overview contains releases in the genres: Christian Contemporary Music (CCM), Christian EDM (CEDM), and Gospel.  At the end of this post, you can find links to our playlists with recent releases. Upcoming Thursday we will share an overview of the most popular songs that were released today (based on the number of streams). View New Release Archive   (The song titles on our webpage are clickable and open the album / song on Spotify.)   Psalm 15 (Who May Worship) by Will Gray, Sarah Téibo (CCM) Deep Dive (Acoustic) by SEU Worship, Kenzie Walker (CCM) Bless God (Live) by Cody Carnes (CCM) Live From LIFT: Creative Conference by Passion, Melodie Malone (CCM) Trust In God (Radio Version) by Elevation Worship (CCM) Sing His Name (Live) by Vineyard Worship, Alexandria Faison (CCM) No Longer Bound (I'm Free) by Maverick City Music, Chandler Moore, Forrest Frank (CCM) This Is Ho

Reflect Church - Break Every Lie (CCM)

'Break Every Lie' by Reflect Church is a funky CCM praise banger with an inspiring background. The song was born out of personal struggles and challenges when the church the band was part of faced turmoil and hardships. The aftermath left them with fear and doubt about the future. Many feelings are valid, but they aren't necessarily true. The psalmist's words in Psalm 23 reminded the band members of God's goodness and mercy that would follow them all the days of their lives. The song's vibrant and dynamic music, with crunchy synths and luscious textures, complements the powerful message of victory over fear and lies. The lyrics express the resolve to break every lie and fear the enemy tries to impose. The song is a declaration that Jesus is present, and in Him, there is freedom and goodness. The chorus emphasizes the determination to live in freedom and experience God's goodness. We pray that 'Break Every Lie' may also be(come) your declaration of fa

Biblicue - The Love of God (CCM)

The CCM song 'The Love of God' by Biblicue is a heartfelt expression of God's boundless love. The song features a pure and soothing voice accompanied by a calm piano and backup choirs, creating a serene atmosphere. The lyrics convey a deep sense of appreciation for God's actions and significance in our lives. The song paints a picture of God's love as greater than anything in creation, reaching out to everyone with endless grace and mercy. It emphasizes that this love was fully revealed through Jesus Christ, God's Son, who sacrificially gave His life to save the lost and unite us as one. 'The Love of God' inspires a feeling of joy and peace in our heart, reminding us of the richness, purity, and unwavering strength of God's love. The song assures that God's love never fails, sustaining us through all challenges and leading us to His glorious presence. The imagery chosen for the song's presentation symbolizes the divine presence, referencing E

The Top 50 Songs in Christian Contemporary Music released in the past week - Thursday, July 27th, 2023

Discover the 50 most streamed Christian Contemporary Music & CEDM tracks released between July 20th and July 27th, 2023.  Every Thursday, we curate a chart showcasing the top 50 most-streamed CCM & CEDM releases of the past week. Be one of the first to explore the chart and listen to these popular songs. Here is this week's chart of the most popular English-language Christian music released in the past week! (Click the song titles to open them on Spotify)  Rank - Title - Artist #1 - 'Meant To Live (Jon Bellion Version)' by Switchfoot, Jon Bellion #2 - 'The Cave' by NEEDTOBREATHE #3 - 'Let The People Sing - Live' by Jesus Culture, Chris McClarney #4 - 'We Lift Up Jesus - Live' by Planetshakers #5 - 'Break The Bottle' by Tiffany Hudson, Steffany Gretzinger #6 - 'Show Me Your Ways' by Thrive Worship, Leeland #7 - 'The Joy - Live' by The Belonging Co, David Dennis #8 - 'Because Of You - Live' by Anna Golden, Aodhan

Anna Golden, Aodhan King - Because Of You - Live (CCM)

'Because Of You - Live' by Anna Golden and Aodhan King is a heartfelt and soul-stirring Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) song that exalts God's greatness and faithfulness. The lyrics beautifully express Golden's profound love and devotion to God, acknowledging that every aspect of life is transformed and enriched because of Him. The song starts with a declaration of how God is always on the singer's mind, from the moment they wake up until they lay their head to rest. The lyrics celebrate God as the best part of every breath and affirm the commitment to speak about His faithfulness throughout life. The chorus serves as a powerful anthem of praise, acknowledging that because of God, the world takes on a new horizon, and fears are silenced. The lyrics recognize God's sovereignty and His hold on the entire world, making life worthwhile and purposeful. The verses and bridge are filled with vivid and poetic imagery, painting a beautiful picture of God's presenc

ThroneRoom Family - Butterfly (CCM)

'Butterfly' by ThroneRoom Family is a funky CCM song that stands out in the Christian music scene with its joyful and creative vibe. The collaboration between Jemimah Paine, Connor Patterson, and Kate Thornton resulted in a musical connection that birthed this uplifting track. The song celebrates the concept of freedom, inspired by the image of a butterfly, representing the liberty found in Christ. ThroneRoom Family's music has a personal touch as it emerged from Connor's experience of choosing joy despite the pain of losing his father. The song seamlessly combines the worshipful feel of ThroneRoom Family's music with the funky joyfulness typical of Connor's musical style. The lyrics express gratitude for the freedom and deliverance found in Christ, setting the listeners' hearts soaring like butterflies. With an upbeat and catchy chorus, 'Butterfly' exudes an infectious joy that connects with the soul. This single serves as a sneak peek of ThroneRoom

Tiffany Hudson - I'll Be Ready (CCM)

'I'll Be Ready' by Tiffany Hudson is a soul-stirring Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) song that calls believers to prepare themselves for the imminent return of Jesus Christ. The lyrics exhort us to be watchful, holy, and filled with anticipation as we await the glorious appearance of the Lord, who is coming for His bride, the Church. The song is part of Tiffany Hudson's debut solo album, 'Hidden Here,' which marks a significant milestone in her journey as a worship leader and songwriter. After a season of creative drought, she experienced a divine inspiration to pen songs that reflect her heart's desire to present God's wonder and lead others in worship. The album features a range of special guest appearances, adding depth and diversity to the worship experience. 'I'll Be Ready' captures the essence of spiritual readiness, urging believers to keep their lamps burning and their faith ablaze while eagerly awaiting the return of the Lord. The

Jesus Culture, Derek Johnson - Faith For It - Live (CCM)

'Faith For It' by Jesus Culture, featuring Derek Johnson, is a powerful and uptempo Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) song that declares unwavering faith and trust in the power of Jesus' name. The lyrics are filled with declarations of victory over challenges and obstacles, encouraging us to step out in faith and witness God's miraculous works. The song starts with a declaration to mountains and sleepers to move out of the way and come alive in the power of Jesus' name. It continues with references to biblical stories like the raising of the valley, the falling of Jericho's stronghold, and the slaying of Goliath. All of these serve as powerful reminders of God's faithfulness and the authority found in His name. The chorus serves as a resounding anthem of faith, urging us to lift Jesus high and testify to His goodness. It emphasizes that God's promises are always 'yes' and encourages you to shout 'Amen' in agreement with His plans. 'F

Taylor Pride, Kimmie Simon - What Love Is This? (CCM)

'What Love Is This?' by Taylor Pride and Kimmie Simon is a sensitive and heartfelt Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) song that beautifully captures the essence of God's love and His intimate presence with the broken and hurting. The song delves into the profound nature of God's love, which is tender, compassionate, and always seeking out the overlooked and hidden. The lyrics paint a vivid picture of God's love personified in Jesus Christ, who humbly comes in a manger, speaks in a whisper, and dwells with the lowly. The song celebrates God's faithfulness and His unwavering presence through every storm of life, serving as a reminder that His love is a lifeline for those who feel overwhelmed. The chorus expresses a heartfelt response to God's love, with a call to offer our lives as an offering of praise and worship, like perfume poured out at His feet. The song culminates in an awe-filled bridge that emphasizes the wonder of God and His deserving of all honor

The Belonging Co, David Dennis - The Joy - Live (CCM)

'The Joy - Live' by The Belonging Co, featuring David Dennis, is an energetic and faith-stirring Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) song that emphasizes the unshakable joy found in the Lord, even amidst life's challenges. With powerful lyrics and an up-tempo melody, the song encourages us to rejoice and be glad in the day that the Lord has made. The song's verses speak of unwavering faith in God's promises and His sufficiency, reassuring that He is strong when we are weak. The pre-chorus highlights the confidence found in God's presence, acknowledging that in Him, we have everything we need. The chorus is an empowering reminder to bless His name and declare this truth with all that is within us. The bridge takes the song to an even higher level, expressing the desire for the joy of the Lord to rise up like an overflowing river, guided by the Holy Spirit, without limits. 'The Joy - Live' is a soul-stirring song that celebrates the enduring joy found in a

Suterville - You Know (CCM)

Suterville's CCM song, 'You Know,' draws inspiration from the biblical story of Ezekiel and the Valley of Dry Bones, where Ezekiel could only trust in God's knowledge and sovereignty, saying, 'Lord, You know.' The song beautifully expresses the struggles and uncertainties of life, acknowledging that there are times when we don't have all the answers and can't comprehend the reasons for pain, suffering, and change. The lyrics speak of facing hard times, plans falling apart, and the pain of seeing good people suffer. In the midst of the confusion and darkness, the singer finds solace in knowing that God knows all things and has a perfect plan, even when it's hard to understand. The chorus powerfully reiterates the affirmation of God's omniscience, saying, 'You know, yes Lord you know.' It becomes a declaration of trust and surrender, acknowledging that God is in control even when circumstances seem overwhelming and beyond our comprehension.

Rhett Walker - Man on the Middle Cross (CCM)

Rhett Walker's CCM song, 'Man on the Middle Cross,' is a powerful reflection on the profound impact of God's grace and mercy. The song was inspired by a sermon by Alistair Begg, focusing on the two men crucified alongside Jesus, and the transformative power of Christ's sacrifice. The lyrics vividly describe the scene of three wooden crosses on a hill, with two sinners on either side of Jesus. The first verse expresses the realization that, at times, we all can relate to the sinners on the crosses—feeling guilty, regretful, and undeserving of God's love and forgiveness. The chorus beautifully captures the experience of both sinners, acknowledging that one has been on the left, filled with guilt and regret, while the other has been on the right, always seeking conflict and thinking forgiveness is beyond reach. The overwhelming theme throughout the song is the recognition of God's grace and mercy, which are not earned or deserved but freely given to all. The br

Chelsea Chaisson - Let Love (Agape) (CCM)

Chelsea Chaisson's CCM song, 'Let Love (Agape),' featuring Lawri Chaisson, carries a poignant and relatable message about struggling with feelings of unworthiness and the journey of surrendering to God's love and purpose. The lyrics delve into the theme of self-doubt and the desperate search for worthiness through material possessions and relentless work. The singer expresses a sense of inadequacy and the need to escape from the pain and expectations that life brings. However, amidst the turmoil, a glimmer of hope emerges as the song acknowledges the longing for a new home and a place of belonging. It acknowledges that love, particularly God's agape love, is the key to finding peace and purpose. The powerful chorus speaks of the transformational nature of love, urging the singer to stop running and embrace the love that can be found in God's presence. It becomes clear that the solution to the feelings of unworthiness lies in letting love be the reason for stayin

Life.Church Worship - Unstoppable - Live (CCM)

'Unstoppable - Live' by Life.Church Worship is an energetic and empowering Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) anthem that celebrates the unstoppable nature of God's Church. The song emphasizes the rising faith and movement of Christians, united in worship and aligned with God's purposes. The lyrics convey a sense of urgency and anticipation, as the Church takes its place in fulfilling God's kingdom on Earth. The verses depict a vibrant and active Church, sensing God's presence and experiencing His power. The chorus serves as a declaration of praise and victory, expressing the confidence that as the Church lifts up praise, obstacles crumble, and God's kingdom advances. The bridge intensifies the song's message, envisioning a global movement of worship and surrender to God's rule. It conveys the Church's determination to proclaim God's greatness, leading to the transformation of the kingdoms of this world into the kingdoms of God. 'Unstoppa

Apryl Dawn - The Banquet (CCM)

Apryl Dawn's CCM song, 'The Banquet,' draws inspiration from the parable of the great banquet in Luke 14. The song beautifully captures the essence of God's abundant mercy and grace, inviting the unworthy, the lame, and the poor to partake in His feast. The lyrics vividly paint the picture of the King extending His invitation to the guests, only to be rejected by those who were initially invited. However, the King's heart overflows with compassion, and with a smile on His face, He instructs His servant to bring in the marginalized and overlooked individuals. The song celebrates the transformative power of God's grace, emphasizing that no one is beyond His mercy. It encourages all, regardless of their flaws and mistakes, to partake in the banquet of God's love and be made whole. The call to bring the lame and the poor signifies God's desire to fill His banquet hall with those who may not feel worthy but are welcomed with open arms. The powerful bridge ack

New Christian Music Releases For Friday, July 21st, 2023

Here are the new Christian Music releases that we have gathered for you over the past week. This overview contains releases in the genres: Christian Contemporary Music (CCM), Christian EDM (CEDM), and Gospel.  At the end of this post, you can find links to our playlists with the recent releases. Upcoming Thursday we will share an overview of the most popular songs that were released today (based on the number of streams). View New Release Archive   (The song titles on our webpage are clickable and open the album / song on Spotify.) In Christ Alone by The Gray Havens (CCM) Man on the Middle Cross by Rhett Walker (CCM) The Joy (Live) by The Belonging Co, David Dennis (CCM) Why Not Right Now? (Live) by Jesus Culture, Derek Johnson (CCM) Live From The Ryman by We The Kingdom (CCM) You Shine by The Young Escape (CCM) Numb by Matt Hammitt, Stonebaby Sounds (CCM) Meant To Live (Jon Bellion Version) by Switchfoot, Jon Bellion (CCM) Because Of You (Live) by Anna Golden, Aodha