The Ten: Bible verses that inspired hymns & worship songs

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1. A Shelter in the Time of Storm—Hymn #528

“Each one will be like a shelter from the wind and a refuge from the storm, like streams of water in the desert and the shadow of a great rock in a thirsty land.” (Isaiah 32:2)

2. How Great is our God—Chris Tomlin

“. . . Lord my God, you are very great; you are clothed with splendour and majesty. The Lord wraps himself in light as with a garment; he stretches out the heavens like a tent
. . .” (Psalm 104:1,2)

3. Face to Face—Hymn #206

“For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known.” (1 Corinthians 13:12)

4. Shout to the Lord—Darlene Zschech

“Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy . . . For you make me glad by your deeds, Lord; I sing for joy at what your hands have done.” (Psalm 47:1; Psalm 92:4)

5. I Know Whom I Have Believed—Hymn #511

“That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet this is no cause for shame, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until that day.” (2 Timothy 1:12)

6. In Christ Alone—Stuart Townend, Keith Getty

“That is why we labour and strive, because we have put our hope in the living God, who is the Saviour of all people, and especially of those who believe.” (1 Timothy 4:10)

7. Great is Thy Faithfulness—Hymn #100

“As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease . . . Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” (Genesis 8:22; Lamentations 3:22,23)

8. Ancient of Days (Blessing and Honour)—Jamie Harvill, Gary Sadler

“As I looked, thrones were set in place, and the Ancient of Days took his seat. His clothing was as white as snow; the hair of his head was white like wool. His throne was flaming with fire, and its wheels were all ablaze.” (Daniel 7:9)

9. Amazing Grace—Hymn #108

“Then King David went in and sat before the Lord, and he said: ‘Who am I, Lord God, and what is my family that you have brought me this far? And as if this were not enough in your sight, my God, you have spoken about the future of the house of your servant. You, Lord God, have looked on me as though I were the most exalted of men’ . . . He replied, ‘Whether he is a sinner or not, I don’t know. One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see!’” (1 Chronicles 17:16,17; John 9:25)

10. Revelation Song—Kari Jobe

“Each of the four living creatures had six wings and was covered with eyes all around, even under its wings. Day and night they never stop saying: ‘Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was, and is, and is to come.’” (Revelation 4:8)

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