According to the dictionary, an “Anthem” is…
A song of celebration. A song of praise, devotion or loyalty. A rousing or uplifting song identified with a particular group, body or cause. A piece of sacred vocal music, usually with words taken from the Scriptures. A modern ballad accompanied by rock music instrumentation…
Here are 8 must have worship anthems!!
*Worship Leaders: many of these can make for great openers in your set-list!
Hillsong Worship “Heaven and Earth”
This electronica layered anthem is a celebration of Christ’s finished work on the cross!
Covenant Worship/ Israel Houghton “Risen”
A joyful dance anthem of praise that sings of the risen & glorified King Jesus’ victory & authority!
Jesus Culture/ Chris Quilala “Sing Out”
An epic & universal cry for every living creature to lift up an anthem of praise to the lamb that was slain!
Planetshakers “Turn It Up”
A fun, fill good, stomp your foot anthem full of rock guitars & synth that beckons worshippers to turn up the volume of their praise!
Kari Jobe “Hands To the Heavens “
Pairing melodic pianos & driving beats, this song is a call for The Lord to have His way & come in power & glory!
Leeland “God With Us (You Are Emmanuel)”
A song of adoration to Emmanuel that combines driving acoustics on the verses with big guitars & vocal “Whoa’s” on the chorus!
Bethel Music/ Amanda Cook “You Make Me Brave”
A hope infused anthem that stirs up picturesque images of God’s unfailing love!
Andrew Ehrenzeller “Children of Promise”
With bright guitars & driving beats, this song is a celebration of who we really are in Christ – children of promise!
Youth For The Nations “Give Us the Nations”
An awesome raw-electric-guitar driven anthem with a cry to reach the nations for Christ!