Songs and Lyric Excerpts for the “Basic Questions” Series

Here is an overview of suggested songs and lyric excerpts for the “Basic Question” series that can be used or adapted for worship settings, classes, and small groups. Incorporate them for quotations, devotions, slides, or sing-alongs. Links to the full lyrics are provided on some of the songs by clicking on the lyric excerpt. Please follow copyright regulations.

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“Questions” Matt Redman, Christian worship leader, singer-songwriter and author, songs such as “10,000 Reasons”, “Blessed Be Your Name”, “The Heart of Worship”

“The questions come, But You remain, The battles roar, But still You reign, And I believe, One thing will never change, You are faithful, You are faithful”

“Even If” Mercy Me, Contemporary Christian music band, songs such as “I Can Only Imagine”, “Homesick”, “Move”

“I know the sorrow and I know the hurt, Would all go away, If You’d just say the word, But even if You don’t, My hope is You alone”

“I Have This Hope” Tenth Avenue North, Contemporary Christian music band, songs such as “By Your Side”, “You Are More”, “Love Is Here”

“As I walk this great unknown, Questions come and questions go, Was there purpose for the pain?, Did I cry these tears in vain?”

“He Knows” Jeremy Camp, Contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter, songs such as “There Will Be A Day”, “Walk By Faith”, “I Still Believe”

“All the doubt you’re standing in between, And all the weight, That brings you to your knees, He knows He knows, Every hurt and every sting, He has walked the suffering”

“Bigger Than I Thought” Passion, founded by Louie and Shelley Giglio, currently helmed by Kristian StanfillBrett Younker and Melodie Malone, songs such as “Even So Come”, “My Heart Is Yours”, “Glorious Day”

“So I throw all my cares before You, My doubts and fears don’t scare You, You’re bigger than I thought You were, You’re bigger than I thought, So I stop all negotiations, With the God of all creation, You’re bigger than I thought You were, You’re bigger, Than I thought You were”

“Another in the Fire” Hillsong United, a worship band that originated as a part of Hillsong Church, songs such as “Oceans”, “From the Inside Out”, “Scandal of Grace”

“There’ll be another in the fire standing next to me, There’ll be another in the waters holding back the seas, And should I ever need reminding, How good You’ve been to me, I’ll count the joy come every battle, ‘Cause I know that’s where You’ll be”

“I Will Sing” Kari Jobe, Contemporary Christian music singer and songwriter, songs such as “Revelation Song”, “Forever”, “I Am Not Alone”

“I need to see You here, I need to know You’re in control, Though my heart is torn wide open, I will trust, I will remember”

“You Are Faithful” Vintage Worship, Vintage Church in Los Angeles worship team, songs such as “Generous Giver”, “Heaven All Around Us”, “Wave After Wave”

“When darkness conceals who You are, When doubts they remind us of scars, You’re faithful You fight for our heart, Your promise outnumbers the stars”

“God of Miracles” Chris McClarney, Christian musician, songs such as “I’m Listening”, “Hallelujah for the Cross”, “Everything and Nothing Less”

“Let faith arise in spite of what I see, Lord I believe, But help my unbelief, I choose to trust You, No matter what I feel, Let faith arise”

“Weep With Me” Rend Collective, Northern Irish Christian folk rock worship band, songs such as “Build Your Kingdom Here”, “Rescuer”, “Counting Every Blessing”

“What’s true in the light, Is still true in the dark, You’re good and You’re kind, And You care for this heart, Lord I believe, You weep with me”

“Believe Again” Vintage Worship, Vintage Church in Los Angeles worship team, songs such as “Generous Giver”, “Heaven All Around Us”, “Wave After Wave”

“In the shadow, Of pain and loss, Dreams turned sorrow, But I can trust, That hope forgotten, You will reclaim, What once was broken, You will restore”

“I Belong To You” Bellarive, Christian pop rock band, songs such as “Taste of Eternity”, “Calling on Fire”, “Your Great Love”

“You know all my doubting, You know all my shame, Still Your promise never fades, You’re my saving justice”

“My Lighthouse” Rend Collective, Northern Irish Christian folk rock worship band, songs such as “Build Your Kingdom Here”, “Rescuer”, “Counting Every Blessing”

“In my wrestling and in my doubts, In my failures You won’t walk out, Your great love will lead me through, You are the peace in my troubled sea, You are the peace in my troubled sea”

“Who Am I?” Casting Crowns, Contemporary Christian and Christian rock band, songs such as “Praise You In This Storm”, “Oh My Soul”, “Voice of Truth”

“Who am I, that the lord of all the earth, Would care to know my name, Would care to feel my hurt?”

“Hold Me Jesus” Rich Mullins, Christian music singer and songwriter, songs such as “Awesome God”, “Step by Step”, “Sometimes By Step”

“Well, sometimes my life just don’t make sense at all, When the mountains look so big, And my faith just seems so small”

“Silence of God” Andrew Peterson, Christian musician, singer/songwriter, and author, songs such as “Is He Worthy?”, “Be Kind To Yourself”, “The Reckoning”

“It’s enough to drive a man crazy; it’ll break a man’s faith, It’s enough to make him wonder if he’s ever been sane, When he’s bleating for comfort from Thy staff and Thy rod, And the heaven’s only answer is the silence of God”