In years past, worship songs were written by adults for adult singers. But these days, children’s worship songs have taken off in popularity.
Whether you need new ideas for your Sunday School or want to teach your own children some of the best kids worship songs, read on. Here’s our top 5.
1. “Deep Cries Out” – Bethel Music Kids
The best kids worship songs are ones they want to hear or sing again and again. “Deep Cries Out” is one of those songs.
With the catchy pop-style lyrics and great dance beat, even you will be joining your kids in singing this tune.
The song is about accessing the living water inside of us and relying on Christ. What could be a better message for kids to be humming to themselves all week long?
2. “God’s Not Dead” – Newsboys
This song has a slightly edgier sound. It talks about a love so bold that it revolutionized the world. You may even hear this song on Christian radio stations.
The catchy chorus goes like this: “My God’s not dead, he’s surely alive. He’s living on the inside, roaring like a lion.”
Both kids and their leaders will love singing this in primary school. Also, you can find the actions meant to be performed to this song so you can teach them to your young congregation.
3. “He Is the Light” – Cave Quest VBS
“He Is the Light” is based on the beloved verse of scripture John 1:5. It reinforces the idea that God will be the light in any darkness.
The lyrics are easy to master yet the words are profound: “When the world is dark and lonely, his love illuminates. He is the one I trust and I will follow him.”
The testimony in these simple lines are a great way for kids to be able to express their budding love for Jesus Christ.
4. Raise Your Banner
As far as top worship songs for kids go, here’s one of the best anthems!
This song is a proclamation to celebrate Jesus, the only one who can redeem us and also the King of Kings!
The words in this song make you want to belt it out with joy and praise.
Find this and other kids worship songs here.
5. This Little Light of Mine
It’s impossible to make a list of children’s worship songs without including this beloved hymn.
“This Little Light of Mine” dates back to 1920 and was written by Harry Dixon Loes. Loes wrote dozens of hymns and worship music.
With repetitive lyrics, this is a song even the youngest children will be able to learn. Plus, this is a song about putting our faith into action.
These days there are various twists on this classic. So whether you want a traditional rendition for your children’s group or something a little more modern, this little light of mine is just the ticket.
Enjoy Children’s Worship Songs
Thanks for reading! We hope this list of top 5 children’s worship songs help bring the light of God into the heart and soul of the children around you.
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