7 Best Worship Songs for Kids

7 Best Worship Songs for Kids

Worshipping God is more than song and dance, it is a lifestyle. The songs of praise and dancing before the Lord are simply a part of that worshipful lifestyle. They are an outward and obvious way to express a person’s devotion. Even King David, known as a man after God’s own heart (1 Samuel 13:14; Acts 13:22), sang and danced before the Lord, as recounted in the Bible in 2 Samuel 6:14,15.

Children’s Christian songs not only teach children how to sing and dance before the Lord, but it is a very important part of the Christian Ministry. After all, the Bible says in Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”

Singing out to God is a way of showing love and devotion and it teaches the children so much about the important themes of the Bible. The actions that go along with some of the songs make it more interesting and fun for children.

Worship Songs for Children to Listen and Sing

Children learn best with music and song, and this is no different when it comes to the Bible. These songs will teach your child some of the important aspects of the Gospel, while also providing them with a fun activity.

1. My God

This song is sung and performed by Go Fish. It is one of the most favoured kids praise and worship songs with motions and the lyrics highlight some of the important and popular bible stories.

Song Lyrics

My God is so big and so strong and so mighty

There’s nothing my God cannot do! (X4)

In the beginning, God made everything

God simply spoke and the world came to be

He sent the flood and made everything new

He parted the sea and let His people walkthrough.

He helped a boy bring a giant right down!

Joshua marched; the walls fell to the ground!

These acts of power are worthy of praise

But if you want to question my God and His ways

I’ll look you in the eye and say

My God is so big and so strong and so mighty

There’s nothing my God cannot do! (X2)

Though we are sinners He still gave us worth

God sent His Son to live here on the earth

He healed the sick, He made blind men see

He let the lame walk and He set the world free

He died on the cross and He rose from the grave

He conquered sin; He is mighty to save

He went to heaven and He’s coming back

God’s Word is true, but if it’s attacked

I’ll look you in the eyes and say

My God is so big and so strong and so mighty

There’s nothing my God cannot do! (X2)

God the Spirit, God the Father, God the Son

1 1 1=1 (X2)

My God is so big and so strong and so mighty

There’s nothing my God cannot do! (X5)

2. Jesus Loves Me

This wonderful hymn was originally written as a poem by Anna Bartlet Warner in 1859. In 1862, William Batchelder Bradbury added the chorus and melody. This is a unique song as far as children’s church songs go as it has been enjoyed by adults and children alike or around 150 years!

Song Lyrics 

Jesus loves me, this I know,

for the Bible tells me so.

Little ones to Him belong;

they are weak, but he is strong.

Yes, Jesus loves me! (X3)

The Bible tells me so.

Jesus loves me he who died

heaven’s gate to open wide.

He will wash away my sin,

let his little child come in.

Yes, Jesus loves me! (X3)

The Bible tells me so.

Jesus loves me, this I know,

as he loved so long ago,

taking children on his knee,

saying, “Let them come to me.”

Yes, Jesus loves me! (X3)

The Bible tells me so.

3. This Little Light of Mine

Nobody really knows where this popular hymn originated from, but it is a well-loved hymn that has lasted perhaps more than a hundred years!

Song Lyrics

This little light of mine,

I’m gonna let it shine. (X3)

Let it shine (X3)

Won’t let Satan blow it out,

I’m gonna let it shine. (X3)

Let it shine (X3)

Keep it shining till Jesus comes

I’m gonna let it shine. (X3)

Let it shine (X3)

4. You Are My All in All

Performed by Nicole Nordeman, this is a beautiful song that every Christian child must know. It tells of what Jesus means to us. This is one of the kids’ praise and worship songs that you just may find yourself humming to even when you aren’t with the kids.

Song Lyrics 

La la la la

You are my strength when I am weak

You are the treasure that I seek

You are my all in all

Seeking You as a precious jewel

Lord, to give up I’d be a fool

You are my all in all

Taking my sin, my cross, my shame

Rising again I bless Your name

You are my all in all

When I fall down You pick me up

When I am dry You fill my cup

You are my all in all

Jesus, Lamb of God

Worthy is Your name (X2)

You are my strength when I am weak

You are the treasure that I seek

You are my all in all

Seeking You as a precious jewel

Lord, to give up I’d be a fool

You are my all in all

Jesus, Lamb of God

Worthy is Your name (X5)

Worthy is Your name (X2)

5. The B-I-B-L-E

The author of this song is not known, but it is a great song to teach your kids to spell the word Bible. You and your kids can dance along to the song as well.

Song Lyrics 

The B-I-B-L-E

Yes, that’s the book for me

I stand alone on the Word of God

The B-I-B-L-E

6. Zacchaeus Was a Wee Little Man

This is another song that became popular, but the origins are not known. It is catchy and your children will love it.

Song Lyrics

Zacchaeus was a wee little man

And a wee little man was he

He climbed up in a sycamore tree

For the Lord, he wanted to see.

And as the Saviour passed that way

He looked up in that tree

And He said,

“Zacchaeus, you come down!
For I’m going to your house today For I’m going to your house today”

Zacchaeus was a wee little man

But a happy man was he

For he has seen the Lord that day,

And a happy man was he

And a very happy man was he.

7. He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands

This song was first published in 1927 in the African American community. Later, it was sung by many different people all over the world. This song will probably bring back memories as it has been a part of children’s worship songs for generations.

Song Lyrics 

He’s got the whole world,

In His hands (X4)

He’s got you and me brother,

in His hands (X3)

He’s got the whole world in His hands.

He’s got you and me sister,

in His hands (X3)

He’s got the whole world in His hands.

He’s got the iddy, biddy baby,

In His hands (X3)

He’s got the whole world in His hands.

There are so many more fun Christian songs that you can teach your children. Whether you are looking for engaging songs for your Sunday school class, or if you are a parent who simply wants to teach your children a few fun Christian songs and dance moves, the few we have shared are a great place to get started.

Your children can have fun singing and dancing at home, or they can perform for your next church gathering. It is always fun working with children when it comes to teaching them through song and dance. Not only will it be easy for them to learn, but it will provide them with many memorable learning experiences. Soon, you will have children ready and equipped to move on to slightly more advanced bible studies.

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