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10 Hymns to Play at a Funeral

For those planning services in a church or looking for specifically spiritual music, the selection is vast. Below you will find a small selection of popular funeral hymns perfect for a funeral mass or church service.

Amazing Grace- Performed by Celtic Women

“Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me, I once was lost, but now am found, Was blind but now I see”

How Great Thou Art- Performed by Carrie Underwood

“Then sings my soul, my Savior God to Thee, How great Thou art, how great Thou art, Then sings my soul, my Savior God to Thee, How great Thou art, how great Thou art”

On Eagle’s Wings- Performed by Michael Joncas

“And He will raise you up on eagles' wings, Bear you on the breath of dawn, Make you to shine like the sun, And hold you in the palm of His hand”

Here I Am Lord- Performed by Collin Raye

“Here I am, Lord, Is it I, Lord? I have heard You calling in the night, I will go, Lord, If You lead me, I will hold Your people in my heart”

Make Me a Channel of Your Peace- Performed by Katherine Jenkins

“Make me a channel of Your peace, Where there is hatred, let me bring Your love, Where there is injury, Your pardon Lord, And where there's doubt, true faith in You”

The Lord is My Shepherd- Performed by the Smith Ensemble

“The Lord’s my shepherd, I’ll not want; He makes me lie in pastures green. He leads me by the still, still waters, His goodness restores my soul. And I will trust in You alone, And I will trust in You alone, For Your endless mercy follows me, Your goodness will lead me home.”

Abide With Me- Performed by BYU-Idaho Men’s Choir 2014

“Hold Thou Thy cross before my closing eyes, Shine through the gloom and point me to the skies, Heaven's morning breaks, and earth's vain shadows flee, In life, in death, o Lord, abide with me, Abide with me, abide with me”

Let There Be Peace of Earth- Performed by Vince Gill

“With ev'ry step I take,Let this be my solemn vow, To take each moment and live, Each moment in peace eternally, Let there be peace on earth, And let it begin with me.”

The Old Rugged Cross- Performed by Alan Jackson

“To the old rugged cross I will ever be true, It's shame and reproach gladly bear, Then he'll call me some day to my home far away, Where his glory forever I'll share”

Be Not Afraid- Performed by Saint Louis Jesuits

“Be not afraid, I go before you always, Come, follow me and I will give you rest”

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