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Songs of 2019

I wanted to chronicle the songs that have meant the most to me during this season of my life. When I think back to other seasons of my life, each is marked by certain songs. These are the ones that got me through 2019.

Yes, I Will by Vertical Worship

I count on one thing:
The same God that never fails
Will not fail me now.
You won't fail me now
In the waiting.
The same God who's never late
Is working all things out.
You're working all things out.

Yes I will, lift You high in the lowest valley.
Yes I will, bless Your name.
Oh, yes I will, sing for joy when my heart is heavy.
All my days, oh yes I will.

And I choose to praise,
To glorify, glorify,
The Name of all names,
That nothing can stand against.

Oh, yes I will, lift
You high in the lowest valley.
Yes I will, bless Your name.
Oh, yes I will, sing for joy when my heart is heavy.

All my days, oh yes, I will.
For all my days, oh yes, I will.
For all my days, yes, I will.

Raise a Hallelujah by Bethel Worship

I raise a hallelujah, in the presence of my enemies
I raise a hallelujah, louder than the unbelief
I raise a hallelujah, my weapon is a melody
I raise a hallelujah, heaven comes to fight for me

I'm gonna sing, in the middle of the storm
Louder and louder, you're gonna hear my praises roar
Up from the ashes, hope will arise
Death is defeated, the King is alive!

I raise a hallelujah, with everything inside of me
I raise a hallelujah, I will watch the darkness flee
I raise a hallelujah, in the middle of the mystery
I raise a hallelujah, fear you lost your hold on me!

I'm gonna sing, in the middle of the storm
Louder and louder, you're gonna hear my praises roar
Up from the ashes, hope will arise
Death is defeated, the King is alive!

Sing a little louder (In the presence of my enemies)
Sing a little louder (Louder than the unbelief)
Sing a little louder (My weapon is a melody)
Sing a little louder (Heaven comes to fight for me)
Sing a little louder!

I'm gonna sing, in the middle of the storm
Louder and louder, you're gonna hear my praises roar
Up from the ashes, hope will arise
Death is defeated, the King is alive!

Need You Now by Plumb

Well, everybody’s got a story to tell,
And everybody’s got a wound to be healed.
I want to believe there's beauty here
‘Cause oh, I get so tired of holding on.
I can't let go, I can’t move on;
I want to believe there's meaning here.

How many times have you heard me cry out,
“God please take this”?
How many times have you given me strength to
Just keep breathing?
Oh I need you;
God, I need you now.

Standing on a road I didn’t plan,
Wondering how I got to where I am.
I’m trying to hear that still small voice;
I’m trying to hear above the noise.

How many times have you heard me cry out,
“God please take this”?
How many times have you given me strength to
Just keep breathing?
Oh I need you
God, I need you now.

Though I walk,
Though I walk through the shadows,
And I, I am so afraid,
Please stay, please stay right beside me
With every single step I take.

How many times have you heard me cry out?
And how many times have you given me strength?

How many times have you heard me cry out,
“God please take this”?
How many times have you given me strength to
Just keep breathing?

Oh I need you
God, I need you now.
I need you now
Oh I need you
God, I need you now.
I need you now
I need you now.

Scars by I am They

Waking up to a new sunrise,
Looking back from the other side,
I can see now with open eyes.
Darkest water and deepest pain,
I wouldn't trade it for anything.
'Cause my brokenness brought me to You,
And these wounds are a story You'll use.

So I'm thankful for the scars,
'Cause without them I wouldn't know Your heart.
And I know they'll always tell of who You are,
So forever I am thankful for the scars.

Now I'm standing in confidence
With the strength of Your faithfulness,
And I'm not who I was before.
No, I don't have to fear anymore.

I can see, I can see.
How You delivered me.
In Your hands, In Your feet,
I found my victory.

'Cause without them I wouldn't know Your heart.
And I know they'll always tell of who You are.
So forever I am thankful for the scars.
So forever I am thankful for the scars.

Maybe It’s Ok by We Are Messengers

If I didn't know what it hurt like to be broken,
Then how would I know what it feels like to be whole?
If I didn't know what it cost like to be rejected,
Then I wouldn't know that Your love coming home?

Maybe it's ok if I'm not ok.
'Cause the One who holds the world is holding onto me.
Maybe it's all right if I'm not all right.
'Cause the One who holds the stars is holding my whole life.

If I didn't know what it look like to be dirty,
Then I wouldn't know what it feels like to be clean?
And if all of my shame hadn't drove me to hide in the shadows,
Then I wouldn't know the beauty of being free?

Father, let Your kingdom come, let Your will be done.
Here in my heart as in Heaven.
Father, let Your kingdom come, let Your will be done.
Here in my heart as in Heaven, oh!

Now I'm alive in You,
The best that I deserved.
Now I'm alive and I can see You in everything,
Maybe it's ok if I'm not ok.

Defender by Francesca Battistelli feat.Steffany Gretzinger

You go before I know
That You've even gone to win my war.
You come back with the head of my enemy.
You come back and You call it my victory, oh-ooh.

You go before I know
That You've even gone to win my war.
Your love becomes my greatest defense.
It leads me from the dry wilderness.

And all I did was praise.
All I did was worship.
All I did was bow down, oh.
All I did was stay still.

Hallelujah, You have saved me.
So much better Your way.
Hallelujah, great Defender.
So much better Your way.


You know before I do
Where my heart can seek to find Your truth.
Your mercy is the shade I'm living in
And You restore my faith and hope again.

When I thought I lost me,
You knew where I left me.
You reintroduced me to Your love.
You picked up all my pieces,
Put me back together.
You are the defender of my heart.

Hallelujah, You have saved me.
So much better this way.
Hallelujah, great Defender,
So much better Your way.
So much better Your way.
(I know it's so much better)
So much better Your way.
(I know it, I know it)

And all I did was praise;
All I need to do is worship.
Lord, I will just bow down;
I'm just gonna stay still.

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  1. Praise songs are never boring.. ��

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    1. Thank you! I meant that the post itself was boring--not that the songs are! Thanks for reading!

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