My 10 Favorite Chris Tomlin Worship Songs

Worship music, more than anything, brings me into God’s presence. Although God’s presence is always there, when I worship, I can almost feel God’s tender embrace. It is so powerful that at times I can’t help but tear up as God’s presence and love is poured out on me as I worship. I’m renewed, encouraged, and even healed on an emotional and spiritual level as I worship God through music.

Although there are many Christian music artists who write and perform worship songs, Chris Tomlin is one of my favorites. His songs are simple, but profound. They also tend to be easy to sing along with which makes them great for corporate worship. In fact, each of the 10 songs listed below are sung regularly in my church on Sunday mornings, and each of them have impacted my life during times of corporate and individual worship.

I’ve included YouTube video links to my 10 favorite Chris Tomlin worship songs so those of you who are not familiar with his music can be introduced to it, or so that those of you who are familiar with his music can enjoy Chris Tomlin’s worship songs along with some great photography. When available, I’ve also included links to his songs on Amazon, should you want to purchase them in MP3 format.

Below are 10 of my favorite Chris Tomlin worship songs.

1. Favorite Chris Tomlin Worship Song: Unfailing Love

Lyric snippet:Everything you hold in your hand, still you make time for me, I can’t understand. Praise you God of earth and sky, how beautiful is Your unfailing love.

Why it’s meaningful: It takes my breath away when I think that the God of the universe is intensely interested in the details of my life. He is never too busy and is always ready and willing to spend time with me when I only slow down enough to talk to Him. On top of that, I never have to question His love and never have to worry that I might somehow lose His love; it’s constant and unfailing. There’s a great deal of security in God’s unfailing, unconditional love.

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MP3 of Unfailing Love by Chris Tomlin :;=Chris+Tomlin+unfailing+love

2. Favorite Chris Tomlin Worship Song: We Fall Down

Lyric snippet:We fall down, we lay our crowns, at the feet of Jesus.

Why it’s meaningful: Everything that is good in my life, including all of my possessions and accomplishments are only possible because of the gifts, abilities, and opportunities God has given to me. It is only right that in gratitude to Him for His amazing blessings on my life that I would choose to lay those things right back down at His feet as an act of worship.

MP3 of We Fall Down by Chris Tomlin :;=Chris+Tomlin+We+fall+down

3. Favorite Chris Tomlin Worship Song: Give Us Clean Hands

Lyric snippet:Give us clean hands, give us pure hearts, let us not lift our souls to another.

Why it’s meaningful: Clean hands (which signify uncompromising actions) and pure hearts do not come naturally to anyone. True purity and holiness are not based on perfect behavior, but rather come about as lives are yielded to and transformed by a holy God. Since I cannot obtain clean hands and a pure heart on my own, it’s meaningful and absolutely vital to ask God to give me clean hands and a pure heart.

4. Favorite Chris Tomlin Worship Song: Your Grace is Enough

Lyric snippet:Your grace is enough, heaven reaching down to us, Your grace is enough for me. Your grace is enough, I’m covered in Your love, Your grace is enough for me.

Why it’s meaningful: God’s grace is what enables me to stand before Him without fear. His grace is enough because it frees me from guilt and shame that would otherwise hinder me from being able to even stand in His presence.

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MP3 of Your Grace is Enough by Chris Tomlin:;=Chris+Tomlin+Your+Grace+is+Enough&x;=11&y;=24

5. Favorite Chris Tomlin Worship Song: Unchanging (Great is Your Faithfulness)

Lyric snippet:Great is Your faithfulness. You never change, You never fail O God. True are Your promises. You never change, You never fail O God.

Why it’s meaningful: Life is full of uncertainty. The only true stability in the entire universe is the God who never changes. His promises are always true; I don’t have to worry about them being true one day and false the next. I can rest in His unchanging love, knowing that He will never fail to keep His word.

MP3 of Unchanging by Chris Tomlin:;=Chris+Tomlin+Unchanging

6. Favorite Chris Tomlin Worship Song: How Great is Our God;=related

Lyric snippet:He wraps Himself in light, and darkness tries to hide and trembles at his voice. . . How great is our God.

Why it’s meaningful: In incredible simplicity, this song reminds me of God’s amazing greatness, and how nothing is too hard for him. It reminds me that He truly is above all things and that He is worthy of all my praise.

MP3 of How Great is Our God by Chris Tomlin:;=How+Great+is+Our+God&x;=10&y;=18

7. Favorite Chris Tomlin Worship Song: Indescribable

Lyric snippet:Indescribable, uncontainable, You placed the stars in the sky and You know them by name. You are amazing God. Incomparable, unchangeable, You see the depths of my heart and You love me the same. You are amazing God.

Why it’s meaningful: This is probably the most poetic Chris Tomlin song. It’s packed with beautiful imagery and meaning, and it reminds me of how truly amazing God is. It also reminds me of the fact that God knows every dirty little secret tucked into the private corners of my heart, and in spite of that, He loves me just as much as He would if I was perfect.

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MP3 of Indescribable by Chris Tomlin:;=Chris+Tomlin+Indescribable&x;=14&y;=18

8. Favorite Chris Tomlin Worship Song: Holy is the Lord

Lyric snippet:Holy is the Lord, God Almighty. The earth is filled with His glory.

Why it’s meaningful: When I hear or sing this song, I’m reminded that no matter where I go, God’s presence and glory is right there with me. It fills every corner of the earth. There is no where in the world that can separate me from God’s presence and glory. This is especially meaningful to me when I’m traveling in a foreign country, far away from home.

MP3 of Holy is the Lord by Chris Tomlin:;=Chris+Tomlin+Holy+is+the+Lord&x;=17&y;=16

9. Favorite Chris Tomlin Worship Song: Better is One Day

Lyric snippet:Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere.

Why it’s meaningful: At times I look longingly at what the world has to offer and may be jealous of those who have more than me in some form or fashion. This song reminds me that nothing on this earth compares to even just a single day in God’s presence.

10. Favorite Chris Tomlin Worship Song: Wonderful Cross

Lyric snippet:Oh the wonderful cross, the wonderful cross, bids me come and die and find that I may truly live.

Why it’s meaningful: The cross is the ultimate expression of God’s love, faithfulness, and perfection. It also illustrates one of the great paradoxes of Christianity: through death comes life.

MP3 of Wonderful Cross by Chris Tomlin:;=Chris+Tomlin+The+Wonderful+Cross&x;=13&y;=19

Note: My apologies for the links; I couldn’t get the “linker” to work properly today.