20 Best Christian Songs About Hope

By Nico Gonzalez

Christians have always looked to hope as a source of strength and inspiration. In times of trouble and darkness, hope has been a guiding light, showing the way to a better tomorrow. Here are 20 of the best Christian songs about hope, which will encourage and uplift you in your time of need.


Holy Water – We The Kingdom

We The Kingdom & Tasha Cobbs Leonard – Holy Water (Church Sessions)

Holy Water is a song by the Christian rock band We The Kingdom. The song is about how God’s love and forgiveness can wash away our sins. It is a powerful reminder of the power of redemption and grace. Its lyrics are about how God can make us clean in His sight if we come to Him with a repentant heart. We must be willing to ask for forgiveness in order for this powerful miracle of redemption to take place.

Untitled Hymn – Chris Rice

Untitled Hymn (Come To Jesus)

Chris Rice’s “Untitled Hymn” is a beautiful song about the hope that Christians find in God. The song talks about how, even in the darkest of times, Christians can find hope in God’s love. It’s a song that is sure to uplift and encourage you in your time of need. Its lyrics are about the hope that the Christian has, even when it feels like all is lost.

Awake My Soul – Hillsong Worship

Awake My Soul (Live) - Hillsong Worship

Hillsong Worship’s “Awake My Soul” is a beautiful reminder of the hope that we have in Christ. The song talks about how God has been faithful in the past, and how He will continue to be faithful in the future. It’s a great song to listen to when you’re feeling down, because it will remind you of the hope that you have in Jesus Christ. Its lyrics are about looking forward to the future, when everything will be made right.

Resurrecting – Elevation Worship

Resurrecting | Live | Elevation Worship

Resurrecting by Elevation Worship is one of the best Christian songs about hope. The song is about how God can bring new life to us when we are down and out. It is a reminder that no matter what we go through in this life, we can always find hope in God. The song is uplifting and encouraging, and it will help you to face whatever challenges you may be facing. Some people may also find it helpful for funerals.

Graves Into Gardens – Elevation Worship

Graves Into Gardens ft. Brandon Lake | Live | Elevation Worship

Graves Into Gardens by Elevation Worship is a song about hope in the face of death. The lyrics talk about how, even though we may die, we will be resurrected and live forever in God’s garden. This song is a reminder that, no matter what happens in this life, we can always find hope in the promise of eternal life. Some people find this song to be too “pop” sounding, but the message is strong and uplifting.

So Will I (100 Billion X) – Hillsong UNITED

So Will I (100 Billion X) - Hillsong Worship

“So Will I (100 Billion X)” by Hillsong UNITED is a song about hope. The lyrics talk about how God’s love is so great that it’s impossible to comprehend. The song goes on to say that no matter what we go through in life, God will always be there for us. This song is a reminder that no matter what happens, we can always rely on God’s love and hope. Its lyrics are about looking to God and trusting in His love.

Raise A Hallelujah – Bethel Music

Raise A Hallelujah (LIVE) - Jonathan and Melissa Helser | VICTORY

When you’re feeling down, Raise A Hallelujah is the perfect song to lift your spirits. This upbeat anthem of praise will remind you that God is always with you, and no matter what you’re going through, He can be trusted to bring you through it. With lyrics like “raise a hallelujah in the midst of your trouble”, this song is sure to encourage and empower you. Some people may be tempted to wallow in self-pity when life is hard, but the Bible tells us not to focus on our own troubles. Instead, we should turn our attention outward and be thankful that God has blessed us with so much good. 

There Was Jesus – Zach Williams, Dolly Parton

Zach Williams, Dolly Parton - There Was Jesus (Official Music Video)

There Was Jesus is a song by Zach Williams and Dolly Parton. The song talks about the hope that Christians have in Jesus Christ. The song is a great reminder that no matter what we go through in this life, we can always find hope in Jesus. Some people may try to complicate our relationship with God, but in reality, it is simple. We can always look to Christ when times are tough and let him guide us through the unknown.

Is He Worthy? – Chris Tomlin

Chris Tomlin - Is He Worthy? (Live)

Is He Worthy? is a song by Christ Tomlin that asks the question, “Is He worthy?” The song is about the sacrifice that Jesus made on the cross and how He is worthy of our praise. It is a beautiful song of worship that will encourage and uplift you in your time of need. Some people may wonder if Jesus is worthy of praise and it’s a big question. In the song, Tomlin sings about how he knows that his love is not enough to ease all the pain in the world but Jesus’ love can do anything.

King Of Kings – Hillsong Worship

King of Kings (Live) - Hillsong Worship

King of Kings is a powerful song about the hope that Christians have in Jesus Christ. The song lyrics talk about how Jesus is the Lord of lords and the King of kings, and how He is the only one who can bring hope and salvation to the world. This song is a great reminder of why Christians have hope in Jesus Christ, and it will encourage and uplift you in your time of need. Some people may be familiar with the rock remix of this song by MercyMe.

Reckless Love – Cory Asbury

Reckless Love (Live with story) - Cory Asbury | Heaven Come 2017

Reckless Love by Cory Asbury is a beautiful Christian song about the never-ending, unconditional love of God. The song speaks of how God’s love is so powerful and infinite that it can overcome any obstacle. It’s a reminder that no matter what you go through in life, you can always rely on God’s love to see you through. Some people find this song a little bit slow, but its steady beat will definitely put you in a relaxed mood.

Deliverer – Matt Maher

Matt Maher - Deliverer (Lyric Video)

Deliverer by Matt Maher is a song about hope in the midst of difficult times. The lyrics talk about how God is our deliverer and how he can help us through anything. This song is a great reminder that no matter what we are going through, we can always rely on God to help us through it. It is a great song to listen to when you are feeling down or struggling with something. Its lyrics are about hope and knowing that no matter what you are going through, God is always there for you.

Come Alive – Lauren Daigle

Come Alive (Dry Bones) (Lyric Video) - Lauren Daigle

Come Alive is a song about hope and restoration. It speaks to the idea that no matter what life throws your way, God can bring you back to life. The lyrics are hopeful and uplifting, and the song is a great reminder of the power of God’s love. If you’re feeling down, Come Alive is the perfect song to lift your spirits. Its lyrics are about the restoration that God provides, and it’s a great reminder of His power.

Start Over – Flame, NF

"Start Over" - FLAME feat. NF - Official Video

“Start Over” by Flame is a song about starting over again, no matter how many times you’ve failed. NF’s lyrics remind us that it’s never too late to start over and that God is always there to help us. This song is a great reminder that we can always start fresh, with God’s help. Its lyrics are about starting over and trying again, no matter how many times we fail.

Even If – MercyMe

MercyMe - Even If (Official Lyric Video)

Even If is a song about hope, and how no matter what happens in life, we can always find hope in God. The song is about how God never leaves us, even when things are tough. The lyrics of the song are incredibly moving, and it’s a great song to listen to when you’re feeling down. Some people are tempted to think that when something bad happens, or when life is tough, that they’ve lost their faith in God. However, this is far from the truth, which is what Even If seeks to communicate.

You Never Let Go – Matt Redman

You Never Let Go - Matt Redman (with lyrics)

You Never Let Go by Matt Redman is a beautiful song about the hope and love that God has for us. Even when we’re going through tough times, God never lets go of us and is always with us. This song is a reminder of the steadfast love that God has for us, no matter what happens. It is a source of strength and inspiration in times of difficulty. Its lyrics are about the beautiful love of Jesus, and the hope that He brings to our lives.

Glorious Day – Passion, Kristian Stanfill

Passion - Glorious Day (Live) ft. Kristian Stanfill

“Glorious Day” is a song by the Christian band Passion, featuring Kristian Stanfill. The song was released in 2009 as the lead single from their album, Burning Lights. “Glorious Day” peaked at number one on the US Hot Christian Songs chart and at number six on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.

The song is about the hope that Christians have in Jesus Christ. The lyrics talk about how Jesus died on the cross and rose again, providing us with salvation and eternal life. The song is a great reminder of the hope that we have in Jesus Christ, and it will encourage and uplift you in your time of need.

No Longer Slaves – Bethel Music

No Longer Slaves (Official Lyric Video) - Jonathan David and Melissa Helser | We Will Not Be Shaken

No Longer Slaves is a powerful song about finding hope in the midst of trials and adversity. The song speaks of being set free from the chains of slavery, and finding new freedom in Christ. It is a song that will inspire you to keep fighting, no matter what life throws your way. Some people have used No Longer Slaves as a funeral song dedicated to honor those who have passed away, but it can also be a source of hope to anyone going through a difficult time.

Shoulders – for KING & COUNTRY

for KING & COUNTRY - Shoulders (Official Music Video)

“Shoulders” is a song by the Christian duo for KING & COUNTRY, and is featured on their second album, Run Wild. The song was written about the Boston Marathon bombings that took place in 2013. The lyrics speak to the idea of picking oneself up after a tragedy and continuing to move forward.

The song has been praised for its message of hope and resilience in the face of adversity. It has been used as an anthem of hope by many people who have been affected by the tragedy.

We Believe – Newsboys

Newsboys - We Believe (Official Music Video)

We Believe is a song by Christian rock band Newsboys. Penned by lead singer Michael Tait and keyboardist Jeff Frankenstein, the song was released as the first single from their eleventh studio album, Born Again, in 2011. A powerful anthem of hope, We Believe speaks to the power of faith in the face of adversity and darkness. Its lyrics are about looking to God and looking to the world’s recent events, such as natural disasters and acts of terrorism, to see how despite humanity’s shortcomings, “Somehow we survive,” and that life is given meaning by knowing and having faith in Christ.