10 Best Christian Guitar Songs

The task of choosing the 10 best Christian guitar songs is difficult because of the expansive Christian music genres; from bluegrass to hip hop, contemporary to gospel, from rock to praise and worship, the choices are many and varied.  Will your favorite Christian guitar songs mirror the picks in this article?  Keep reading to find out.

  1. “Remember Your Chains.” This beautiful song of thanksgiving for the grace of God was performed, and written by Steven Curtis Chapman. Chapman attributes the message of the song to 2 Peter 1: 5-9; Psalm 107: 10-16; and Psalm 116: 16 biblical texts which can be summed up in lyrics in the last verse: “Remember all that once held you, Before the love of God broke through, Remember your chains.”
  2. “Love and Learn.” Another song on the platinum certified cd titled, “Heaven in the Real World.” The Chapman written lyrics are based on Malachi 2: 15-16; Ephesians 5: 25, 31, 33; and Matthew 19: 4-6, and lifetime experiences of a husband, wife, and the influence of God in the union.
  3. “I Can Only Imagine.” This multi-award winning song was taken from the double platinum cd “Almost There” recorded by the Christian singing group MercyMe.  The song contemplates the day when the Christian meets Jesus face to face.
  4. “Grace’s Waltz.” This Christian guitar song is included on Fernando Ortega’s, “This Bright Hour” cd, and is dedicated to his grandmother, Grace M. Branch.
  5. “Hello Lord.” In this song, Sara Groves sings about seeking guidance from the Lord before making a life changing decision.  The song is contained on the “Conversations” cd.
  6. “Man of the Tombs.” Bob Bennett is the master of Christian guitar songs.  “Man of the Tombs” is contained on the cd, “The View From Here,” and is based on Mark 5: 1-20 biblical text.
  7. “Man of His Word.” This Bob Carlisle song recaps the life of man of stalwart faith, and is contained on the “Butterfly Kisses” cd.
  8. “Heartbeat of Heaven.” Another song written by Steven Curtis Chapman on the cd, “Heaven in The Real World, and is based on Galatians 5:22, 23, 25; and Psalm 19: 14.  In the song Chapman tells of his desire to love the things that God loves.
  9. “All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name.” This Bob Bennett tune from “The View From Here” cd is a song looking forward to the coronation day of Jesus Christ as He is crowned King of kings and Lord of lords.    
  10. “Still Rolls the Stone.” Bob Bennett sings about the surety of the resurrection from the grave, and reaffirms the power of Jesus to roll the stone away from the tomb.  
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