Can You Finish the Worship Song Chorus Line?

RELIGION

Tasha Moore

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

Do you remember these worship ditty bits: "Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so"; "Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord. He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored"? Probably not since baby Bible school have you had these choruses beat repeatedly onto your little eardrums over and over again. Well, guess what!? They're back! 

Take this worship song quiz and pass with flying colors. By now, these simple melodies are so ingrained in the brain that you'll be able to complete the chorus lines with no problem. And for those of you who've never heard of these songs, this worthwhile task will be difficult, but not impossible. Learn the tunes that Christian congregations all over bop to in honor of the Savior Jesus.

But you didn't think there'd only be simple holy jingles selected for this rhythmic occasion? No, indeed. There are some tough choruses to finish in this quiz, but the hints provided should help as you groove along. There are some Bible verses provided to suggest possible sources of inspiration for these songs, most of which were written many years ago but still resonate through the church halls of today.

Scroll on, and sway to the rhythms you'll surely recall while conquering this psalmodic adventure in no time!

"O come let us adore Him, Christ..."

This popular chorus is from the worship song "O Come All Ye Faithful." The second chapter of the book of Matthew details how the three wise men worshiped Jesus at the time of his birth: "And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshiped him."

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"Yes, Jesus loves me. Yes, Jesus loves me. Yes, Jesus..."

In Paul the Apostle's epistle to the Ephesians, he stresses the undeniable love of Jesus. The third chapter and nineteenth verse of the book of Ephesians reads, "And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fullness of God."

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"His truth is..."

This very popular chorus line is taken from the song titled "Battle Hymn of the Republic." Julia Ward Howe wrote the song.

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"His faithful follower I would be. For by His hand he..."

It is highly probable that the third verse in the twenty-third chapter of the book of Psalms inspired this chorus line taken from the worship song titled "He Leadeth Me." The Psalms verse goes, "He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake."

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"Hallelujah! Thine the glory! Revive..."

Willam P. Mackay wrote the song that has this chorus line. The name of the song is "Revive Us Again."

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"Lord of all, to Thee we raise this our hymn of grateful..."

The seventh chapter of the second book of Samuel provides a clear reason why God deserves the followers' praise. The twenty-second verse asserts God's supreme quality: "Wherefore thou art great, O LORD God: for there is none like thee, neither is there any God beside thee."

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"Yes, we'll gather at the river, the beautiful, the beautiful river. Gather with the saints at the river that flows by..."

Other words from this worship song, which is titled "Shall We Gather at the River?," are, "Shall we gather at the river, where bright angel feet have trod; with its crystal tide forever flowing by the throne of God?" The twenty-second chapter of the book of Revelation paints a similar picture. Its first verse reads, "And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb."

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"Jesus paid it all, all to Him I owe; Sin had left a crimson stain, He washed it white..."

This chorus line is taken from the worship song called "Jesus Paid It All." Other song lyrics are: "I hear the Savior say, 'Thy strength indeed is small; child of weakness watch and pray. Find in me thine all in all.'"

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"I surrender all, All to Thee my blessed Savior..."

"I Surrender All" is the name of this worship song. Submission to Jesus the Savior is an essential principle in Christianity.

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"Under His wings my soul shall abide, Safely abide..."

"Under His Wings" is the title of the worship song. The ninety-first chapter and fourth verse of the Old Testament book of Psalms affirms the song's principles. Part of the verse reads, "under his wings shalt thou trust."

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"Count your many blessings, Name them one by one, And it will surprise you what..."

"Count Your Blessings" is the name of the worship song that is referenced. The first chapter of the New Testament book of James suggests where the blessings come from. Verse seventeen reads: "Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above."

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"Face to face in all His glory I shall see Him..."

This chorus is from the worship song "Face to Face." Another part of the chorus goes: "Face to face I shall behold Him Far beyond the starry sky" The first chapter of the book of Revelation in the seventh verse suggests similar ideals as the chorus: "Behold, he cometh with clouds; and every eye shall see him."

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"When we all get to heaven what a..."

This chorus is from "When We All Get to Heaven," a song about how heaven is a sweet place to be. The sixteenth chapter of the book of Matthew echoes this belief. The nineteenth verse reads, "And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven."

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"There is power, power wonder-working power in the..."

The name of this worship song is "There is Power in the Blood," and it expresses how the blood of Jesus, who is the "Lamb," purifies. The tenth chapter of the book of Jeremiah touches on this theme of spiritual power: "Forasmuch as there is none like unto thee, O LORD; thou art great, and thy name is great in might."

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"O that will be glory for me, Glory for me ..."

The worship song's name is "O That Will Be Glory," and it was written by Charles H. Gabriel. Another part of the song goes, "When all my labors and trials are over, And I am safe on that beautiful shore, just to be near the dear Lord I adore will through the ages be glory for me."

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"When the days are weary, the long nights dreary, I know my..."

This chorus is from the worship song "Does Jesus Care?" The fifth chapter of the first book of Peter in the New Testament teaches about caring. The seventh verse reads, "Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you."

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"O Jesus, blest Redeemer, sent from the heart of God, hold us who wait before thee near to..."

Cleland B. McAfee is the author who wrote the worship song that contains this chorus. The song is called "Near to the Heart of God."

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"Thro' every day o'er all the way He will take care of you; God will..."

"God Will Take Care of You" is the name of the worship song that contains this chorus. Civilla Martin is the author.

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"His eye is on the sparrow and I know..."

The name of the worship song that contains this chorus is "His Eye Is On The Sparrow." The tenth chapter of the book of Matthew in the New Testament also refers to God's focus on a sparrow. The twenty-ninth verse reads: "Are not two sparrows sold for a farthing? And one of them shall not fall on the ground without your Father."

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"Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Sweetest name I know, fills my ev'ry longing. Keeps me singing as..."

The name of the worship song that is referenced here is "He Keeps Me Singing." The tenth verse from the thirty-fifth chapter of the book of Isaiah echoes the joyful singing theme: "And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads."

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"Hallelujah! what a Savior! Hallelujah! what a Friend! Saving, helping, loving, He is with me..."

A verse in this worship song, titled "Our Great Savior," goes, "Friends may fail me, foes assail me; He, my Savior, makes me whole." The thirteenth chapter of the book of Hosea at the fourth verse establishes God's saviorhood: "Thou shalt know no god but me: for there is no saviour beside me."

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"And He walks with me, And He talks with me, And He tells me I am..."

A few lyrics from this worship song called "In the Garden" are as follows: "I come to the garden alone while the dew is still on the roses; And the voice I hear, falling on my ear, the Son of God discloses." These words encourage a deeply meditative and highly spiritual state of mind.

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"Someone far from harbor you may guide across the bar; brighten the corner..."

This chorus is taken from the worship song "Brighten the Corner Where You Are." The fifth chapter from the book of Matthew at the fourteenth verse describes how a follower of Jesus is like a light that brightens: "Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid."

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"I will cling to the old rugged cross, And exchange it some day for..."

The third chapter of the book of John at the sixteenth verse famously states: "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." The chorus line mentioned here is taken from the worship song "The Old Rugged Cross," which reflects the salvation principle stated in the book of John.

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"I'd rather have Jesus than..."

The sixteenth chapter of the book of Matthew poses the question, "For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?" The chorus mentioned here is taken from the worship song "I'd Rather Have Jesus." Other words in this song also reflect the viewpoint implied in the book of Matthew, sixteenth chapter, like, "I'd rather have Jesus than houses or lands. I'd rather be led by His nail-pierced hand."

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"Turn your eyes upon Jesus, look full in His wonderful..."

Perhaps the twelfth chapter and second verse of the book of Hebrews inspired author Helen H. Lemmel to pen this chorus line to the worship song "Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus." Part of the Hebrews text reads, "Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith..."

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"There's a crown and you can win it, If you go..."

The first part of this chorus line from the worship song "Little is Much When God Is In It" reads, "Little is much when God is in it. Labor not for wealth or fame." The sixtieth chapter of the book of Isaiah at the twenty-second verse sounds very similar; a portion of its text reads, "A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation."

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"O praise Him! O praise..."

Other lyrics from this worship song, titled "All Creatures of our God and King," are, "All Creatures of our God and King. Lift up your voice and with us sing. Alleluia! Alleluia!" The nineteenth chapter of the book of Luke states that even "stones would immediately cry out."

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"Happy day, happy day, When Jesus washed..."

The worship song "O Happy Day, That Fixed My Choice" contains this chorus line. The fifteenth chapter of the book of Luke also declares joy when redemption occurs: "...there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth."

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"There is a balm in Gilead to..."

Other lyrics for this song, which is titled "There is a Balm in Gilead," are as follows: "Sometimes I feel discouraged and think my work's in vain, But then the Holy Spirit revives my soul again." The second chapter of the book of first Peter also illustrates this healing theme. It reads, "Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed."

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"Come and worship, come and worship, worship Christ..."

The Old Testament book of Psalms offers similar praises in the one hundred forty-eighth chapter, which reads: "Praise ye him, all his angels: praise ye him, all his hosts." The chorus line is from the worship song called "Angels, from the Realms of Glory."

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"On Christ the solid rock I stand, all other ground is..."

The third chapter of the New Testament book of first Corinthians informs followers about a solid foundation. The eleventh verse reads: "For other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, which is Jesus Christ."

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"O Lamb of God I come, I..."

This chorus line belongs to the song titled "Just As I Am." Other lyrics in the song, such as "Just as I am, without one plea, But that Thy Blood was shed for me," sync well with scripture in the sixth chapter of the book of John, which reads, "All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out."

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"Nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer, my God, to Thee, nearer, to..."

Sarah Flower Adams penned this song, which is titled "Nearer, My God, to Thee." Besides the aforementioned chorus line, other lyrics include, "E'ven though it be a cross that raiseth me! Still all my song shall be."

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"More love O Christ to Thee, more love to Thee, more..."

This chorus line is from the worship song called "More Love To Thee, O Christ." Elizabeth P. Prentiss is the author.

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