“You’re love never fails, it never gives up. It never runs out on me.”
Recently, the Netflix show 13 Reasons Why has been trending on social media. The show addresses topics such as suicide, anxiety and depression. These are serious topics that need to be discussed, prayed about and acknowledged.
When I’m anxious or feeling like life is slowly suffocating – I put in my headphones. Music is healing. God is healing. So here are my top 13 Christian songs to remind you that God’s love is infinite.
When You’re Feeling Hopeless- In Christ Alone
“In Christ alone, my hope is found; He is my light, my strength, my song.” Christian artist Lauren Daigle offers a beautiful rendition here.
When You Need to Feel God’s Forgiveness – The River
“I know a place where we can go, To lay the troubles down eating your soul. I know a place where mercy flows, Take the stains make you whiter than snow.” The fantastic Jordan Feliz wrote this rejuvenating song.
When You’re Feeling Broken – Hills and Valleys
“When I’m standing on the mountain aft, didn’t get there on my own. When I’m walking through the valley end, no I am not alone.” Tauren Wells has a God-given talent to make you feel God’s love.
When You Need to Know How Much Jesus Loves You – Drops in the Ocean
“If you wanna see how much you mean to me – Look at my hands, Look at my side.” The acclaimed band Hawk Nelson released this song in 2014.
When You Need to Feel God’s Strength – Giants Fall
“Don’t you be afraid of giants in your way. With God you know that anything’s possible.” The incredibly artistic Francesca Battestelli’s lyric video is here.
When You’re Feeling Trapped – Chain Breaker
“If you need freedom or saving, He’s a prison-shaking Savior. If you’ve got chains, He’s a chain breaker.” Zach Williams inspiring song will sing to your soul.
When You Need to Feel Inspired – God’s Not Dead
“My God’s not dead. He’s surely alive, He’s living on the inside roaring like a lion.” This was the theme song to the 2014 film God’s Not Dead.
When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed – Overcomer
“You’re an overcomer. Stay in the fight ’til the final round. You’re not going under, cause God is holding you right now.” Mandisa’s powerful song can be found here.
When You’re Feeling Frustrated – Now
“I’ll put one foot in front of the other. Take one breath and then take another. Lead the way, God, I’m gonna follow you.” New artist Mallary Hope’s music video just came out here.
When You Need to Feel God’s Salvation – God is on the Move
“Anytime in weakness someone falls upon their knees, or dares to speak the truth that sets men free. Anytime the choice is made to stand upon the Word.” 7eventh Time Down’s powerful song can be found here.
When You’re Feeling Shame – Greater
“Every day I wrestle with the voices that keep telling me I’m not right, But that’s alright.” Popular band MercyMe shows how God loves them no matter what.
When You’re Feeling Confused – Thy Will Be Done
“Distracted by the noise. Just trying to make sense of all your promises.” Hillary Scott, from country band Lady Antebellum, lays out every worry in her new song.
When You’re Feeling Thankful – Through All of It
“Life’s been a journey. I’ve seen joy, I’ve seen regret. Oh and You have been my God through all of it.” Colton Dixon’s song can be found here.
God Loves You. God Forgives You. God Accepts You.
May God Bless You and Keep You All,
If you or someone you know has suicidal thoughts or tendencies please call the National Suicide Hotline Number: 1-800-273-8255.