Updated March 2014
Here are all the worship songs we’ve included in various Devotional entries in past years during Holy Week. In most cases accompanying devotionals are also linked. I’ve also included some music from several favorite Lenten devotional posts.
From a 2012 devotional post: Crucified
From a 2012 devotional entry: The Brazen Serpent
From a 2012 devotional post: The Scourging
- By His Wounds (Brian Littrell, Mac Powell, Mark Hall & Steven Curtis Chapman, from the 2007 album Glory Revealed, iTunes link)
From the 2012 devotional entry: Gethsemane
- Gethsemane (To See the King of Heaven Fall) - Stuart Townend, Keith & Kristyn Getty [link is to a YouTube video].
From the 2012 devotional entry: Reflecting on Christ as the Passover Lamb
From the 2012 devotional entry: Wash Me
- Wash Me, Lord (Ed Kerr of Harvest, 1988 live concert video)
- What Wondrous Love (Fernando Ortega, from his album Beginnings). The link is to a YouTube video. Note: in the playlist below, I’ve substituted Cynthia Clawson’s version of this hymn from her fantastic 2004 album Prayer & Plainsong, since my only copy of Fernando Ortega’s version is protected by DRM.)
- Nothing But the Blood (written by Matt Redman, from his 2003 album Facedown. The version in the playlist is by the Swift, from their 2006 album Singing Back to You)
WEDNESDAY OF HOLY WEEK
From the 2012 devotional entry: BETRAYALS
TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK
From the 2012 devotional entry: Mary’s Act of Devotion, Faith and Love
MONDAY OF HOLY WEEK
From the 2009 devotional: Monday in Holy Week: Turn the Tables on Me
- Mylon LeFevre’s “Turn the Tables on Me” from his 1989 album Big World.
- John Michael Talbot & Terry Talbot: Create in Me a Clean Heart (from the 1980 album, the Painter) Listen Online, iTunes link
- Keith Green: Create in Me a Clean Heart (originally on the 1984 album Jesus Commands us to Go, but also included on several other compilations of Keith Green’s songs) Listen Online, iTunes link
From the 2012 devotional: The Messiah – Keeping Him at the Center
- Michael W. Smith’s “Christ the Messiah” from his 1989 album Christmas. (iTunes link) It’s VERY appropriate for Holy Week listening too!
From the 2009 devotional: Ride on to die – the contrast between exuberance and sorrow
- Dan Schutte: Hosanna to the Son of David (from his 1989 album Always & Everywhere) Listen Online iTunes link
- Fernando Ortega: Come Oh Redeemer Come (from his 1999 EP Give Me Jesus) Listen Online (but ignore the video!); iTunes link
- Michael Card: Ride on to Die (from his 1983 album Known by the Scars – an album focused soley on Christ’s passion in Holy Week. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!) Listen Online, iTunes link
Two songs by Steven Curtis Chapman, from his 2009 album “Beauty will Rise”
Watch and listen at YouTube here: Jason Gray: I am New