What Are Your Favorite Hymnals? Rank Them From Best to Worst Here.
Both old and new hymnals have been written throughout the years to give praise to God. We sing hymns in church services and even as a part of more private worship. Hymns are a beautiful way to share the richness of the gospel while giving thanks to God for his glory.
Worship is a very important aspect of religion. Hymns give believers an outlet for worship, while providing beautiful and enjoyable music.
Which hymns are your all time favorite? Maybe something from your childhood sticks out to you most, or perhaps you've just discovered some new ones. Go ahead and take a look at our top hymnal picks and vote for your favorites!
A Mighty Fortress
Written by Martin Luther, this hymn is a bold expression of faith in God as well as defiance of Satan. Singing out the words loudly inspires hope in turning away from sin.
And Can It Be?
One of the greatest hymn-writers, Charles Wesley famously wrote this sonh. It glorifies the goodness of God and His saving grace felt through the journey to entering His presence.
All Hail The Power Of Jesus’ Name
Written by Edward Perronet, this hymn calls upon all people to worship and glorify God. It anticipates the day in which everyone will hail His name in unity.
Oh, For A Thousand Tongues
Another by Charles Wesley, this hymn professes his desire to praise God with a thousand tongues. Only one tongue is simply not enough to express his adoration for God.
Holy, Holy, Holy
Reginald Heber wrote this hymn with the goal of emphasizing God's holiness. The words call upon all people to recognize His majesty and omnipresence.
Written by John Newton, "Amazing Grace" might be the most popular hymn ever written. It is a raw representation of how lost we are without God, and it proclaims many sweet truths of His power.
How Great Thou Art
Originally written as a poem by Carl Boberg, this hymn illuminates God's beautiful work of creation. The hymn repeatedly praises God's sacrifice for His people to have eternal life.
Jesus Paid It All
Elvina Hall wrote this hymn to tell the story of God's unconditional love for his people. It emphasizes the price God paid to forgive us and set us free of our sin.
What A Friend We Have In Jesus
Originally written as a poem to comfort his sick mother, Joseph M. Scriven's words were adapted into a beautiful hymn. The words remind us of God's total presence in our lives, and that we are never truly alone if we believe.
Because He Lives
Bill and Gloria Gaither wrote this hymn in the midst of fear of war and social unrest during the late 1960s. The hymn inspires hope and courage to go on and face tomorrow.