Remember the Cross: Songs for Good Friday

Remember the Cross - Songs for Good Friday 640x361Reminding us of Christ's sacrifice, this special feature highlights a collection of songs that are perfect for Good Friday and Easter. As this important time of worship and remembrance approaches, we think of all that Jesus did on our behalf and we remember the sacrifice that He made when He laid down His life for you and me. He bore our sins and poured out His love when He shed His blood on the cross. The following songs remind us of His sacrifice and the redeeming power of His love.

These blended to contemporary worship songs arranged by John Patrick, J. Daniel Smith, Kris Crunk, Craig Smith, Cliff Duren, Dave Williamson, and Jeremy Horn tell the story of Christ's sacrifice and focus our attention on Jesus as we remember the cross. With 3-part, SATB, and praise & worship offerings, you'll find the perfect piece to add to your repertoire this Good Friday and Easter.

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Arranged by Craig Smith
Craig Smith has penned a powerful new modern worship song that calls us to remember Christ’s sacrifice at the cross by praising him with our whole hearts. This deeply emotional song is easily learned for Easter or year-round as a great communion song.

Embrace the CrossPRAISE & WORSHIP (EASY)
Embrace the Cross
Arranged by Jeremy Horn
Modern worship leader Jeremy Horn offers this contagious, guitar-driven call for believers to glorify the resurrected Savior by living the life of sacrifice embodied in the Cross. Powerful and memorable, this contemporary piece for a worship leader includes harmony parts for additional voices.

The Sacrifice MedleySATB (EASY)
The Sacrifice Medley
Arranged by John Patrick
A journey from somber to triumphant, this faithful medley combines the cherished hymns "The Old, Rugged Cross" and "Crown HIm with Many Crowns," for a worship offering as suited to Easter as it is to worship services year-round.

Remember the Cross w/ The Old Rugged CrossSATB (MEDIUM DIFFICULTY)
Remember the Cross w/ The Old Rugged Cross
Arranged by Cliff Duren
Arranged for soloist and SATB choir, this powerful anthem works well during communion or for Easter. One of the most popular choral arrangements we've ever offered, this earnest and worshipful piece would easily find a home in your contemporary worship service.

Poured Out His Love
Arranged by Kyle Hill
Building to a moving climax, this powerful ballad for soloist and 4-part choir proclaims the depth of Christ's love on the Cross. For blended and contemporary worship settings.

He Gave a Lifetime
Arranged by Kris Crunk
This ballad, arranged for SATB choir with male soloist, is a contemplative anthem of thanksgiving for the sacrifice Jesus made in leaving heaven's glory behind to take our place.

O Sacred Head
Arranged by J. Daniel Smith
This timeless text is given new life with the addition of the Kýrie eléison, Christé eléison, "Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy." For soloist + SATB choir, works well in blended and contemporary worship settings.

No Greater Sacrifice3-PART (EASY)
No Greater Sacrifice
Arranged by Dave Williamson
"More than just a song that my heart sings..." This powerful choral anthem for 3-part choir and worship leader or soloist reminds us that surrendering our whole selves to Christ is true worship. Works well in blended and contemporary worship settings.

Posted in: Blended Worship, Easter, Service Planning, Small Choirs, Good Friday

Jaymey Hardin

Jaymey Hardin

Jaymey Hardin has been a noteworthy leader in the Contemporary Christian Music market for more than 20 years. Known for his work in marketing, product development, and A&R, he is also credited for his contributions as a videographer and musician. He is the son of a preacher man and has a heart for the church. He and his wife, Lindsay live in Franklin, TN, and are expecting their very first... dog.

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