Contemporary Psalms for Worship

Here is a list of some of my favorite psalm based songs for worship…along with a few other places that are good for listening/reading.

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Psalm 8 – Glory on Display by Brian Moss
listen | chords | leadsheet

Psalm 16 – I Will Sing Praise to God by Cardiphonia
listen | chords | leadsheet

Psalm 19 – The Heaven’s Declare by Cardiphonia
listen | chords | leadsheet

Psalm 23 – The King of Love My Shepherd Is
listen | chords | leadsheet | other Psalm 23 versions

Psalm 25  by Joe Day
listen | chords

Psalm 46 – by Bifrost Arts Music
listen | chart

Psalm 51 – Only Your Blood Is Enough – by Sojourn Music
listen | chord
Based in Watts – Lord, I am vile, conceived in sin

Psalm 51 – God, Be Merciful to Meby Indelible Grace
listen | chords | leadsheet 

Psalm 57 – Be Gracious to me, Lord – by Hope College Worship
listen | leadsheet

Psalm 62 – My Soul Finds Restby Stuart Townend, Aaron Keyes
listen | chords 

Psalm 72 – Prayer to the King by The Psalm Project
listen | sheetmusic

Psalm 76 – God is Known Among His People – Zac Hicks
listen/buy | chord chart | lead sheet

Psalm 96 – Sing to the Lord a New Song by Cardiphonia
listen | chords | leadsheet

Psalm 100 – All People that on Earth Do Dwell – Zac Hicks
listen/buy | chord chart | lead sheet

Psalm 103 – Praise, My Soul, the King of Heaven by Nathan Partain
listen | leadsheet

Psalm 103 – 10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord, O My Soul) by Matt Redman
listen | chart | leadsheet

Psalm 113 – Who is Like the Lord Our God? by Wendell Kimbrough
listen | chart  *winner of 2014 Psalm contest @ Church of the Servant

Psalm 117 – Praise the Lord – Jered McKenna
listen | chart

Psalm 118 – He’s Opened the Gates – Wen Reagan
listen | chart

Psalm 121 – I Lift My Eyes Upby Brian Doerksen
listenleadsheet

Psalm 125 – Firm and Unmoved are Theyby Zac Hicks
mp3 | leadsheet

Psalm 126 – When God Revealed His Gracious Nameby Red Mountain Music
listen | leadsheet – Based in Isaac Watts text for Psalm 126

Psalm 126 – Our Mouths They Were Filled – Bifrost Arts Music
listen | leadsheet

Psalm 127 – Unless the Lord the House – the welcome wagon
listen | leadsheet

Psalm 130 – Out of the Depths by Karl Digerness
listen | leadsheet – Adpt from “Out of the Deep I Call” by Henry W. Baker, 1868 

Psalm 130 – From the Depths of Woeby Chris Miner (Indelible Grace)
listen | chords | leadsheet

Psalm 134 – Come People of Godby Cardiphonia
listen | leadsheet

Psalm 134 – Praise the Lord – by Red River Hymnal
listen | leadsheet

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Psalm Based Albums and Projects:

Psalms – by Sovereign Grace Music

The Prayerbook Project – by Brian Moss

Psalms – by Matthew Curl at Intown Pres, Portland

Psalms of Ascents Project – Cardiphonia Project

Now and Not Yet – Matt Searles

Psalms EP – Robbie Seay Band

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Bonus Tracks:

Psalm 23 – Mike Crawford
What the Psalms have to teach us about Songwriting – Mark Altrogge
The Biblical Psalms in Christian Worship, by John D. Witvliet
Answering God: the psalms as tools for prayer, by Eugene Peterson
Forgotten Songs – C Richard Wells and Ray Van Neste (ed.’s)

Greg Scheer review of Psalm based albums (2007)

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