God, I Need You Now


God, I need you now image Copyright  © 2015 Joan Y. Edwards

God, I need you now image Copyright © 2015 Joan Y. Edwards

“God, I Need You Now” by Joan Y. Edwards

I searched the internet for songs to uplift you and me to never give up, to keep on going, knowing that God is there with us. In this post, the blue is what you might say to God. The purple is what God would definitely say to you. I put links to seven of the songs and their lyrics to give inspiration, encouragement, and peace to you. Because of copyright, I only put a few of the words to the lyrics so that you’d get the main emphasis of the song. But there is a link to the complete lyrics for each song. You might want to click on the lyrics link first, and then click on the song. That way you can sing along.

If you don’t have time to listen to each of the songs now. Please come back and listen another time.

God, I Need You Now

“The Bible says in Matthew 7:7-8 Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.”

I’ve started out searching for you, Lord. But, I still haven’t found what I’m looking for.

Song: I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking for (U2)
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8Wt3dhF4fU
Lyrics http://www.atu2.com/lyrics/songinfo.src?SID=56
U2 Music and Lyrics published by Blue Mountain Music Ltd (for the UK)/Mother Music Ltd (For the Republic Of Ireland)/PolyGram International Music. Publishing BV (For The Rest Of The World) U2 Recordings owned by Universal International Music B.V. exclusively licensed to Island Records (ROW) and Interscope Records (USA)

I have climbed the highest mountain.
But I still haven’t found what I’m looking for.

The Bible says in Philippians 4:4-7 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

I offer thee, God my prayer and supplication. I praise you. Bless the Lord, Oh my Soul.

Song: Bless the Lord, Oh my Soul (Matt Redman)
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXDGE_lRI0E
Lyrics: http://myktis.com/songs/10000-reasons/
All copyrights go to to Matt Redman with the EMI records

Bless the Lord, O my soul.
O my soul.
Worship His Holy name.

There are many things I am thankful for. I am thankful for you, Lord, God, king of our universe. I thank you, Lord for my family and those I meet on my life’s journey. When I am thankful and focus on the things I am thankful for, you give me more of these things. I am thankful for the abundance of all I need.

Song: I’m Thankful for (Hap Palmer)
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKl8BuVWnUA
Lyrics: http://www.songlyrics.com/hap-palmer/things-i-m-thankful-for-lyrics/
This version leaves blanks for you to say the things for which you are thankful: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=160VWPsM_og
All songs published by Hap-Pal Music. ©Hap-Pal Music all rights reserved.

There are many things I am thankful for.
Let me tell you what they are.

I give you my requests. But most of all, God, I need you now.

Song: God, I Need You Now (Plumb)
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGIumjD6I3M
Lyrics: http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/p/plumb/need_you_now.html
Writers: Arbuckle-Lee, Sheets & Christa Wells
Need You Now Album Copyright: 2012 Curb Records, Inc.

How many times have you heard me cry out
“God please take this?”
How many times have you given me strength to
Just keep breathing?
Oh, I need you.
God, I need you now.

God says to you and me: “HOLD ON.”

Song: Hold On by Alabama Shakes
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Le-3MIBxQTw
Lyrics: http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/alabamashakes/holdon.html

Writer(s): Steven William Johnson, Zachary Riley Cockrell, Brittany Amber Howard, Heath Allen Fogg
Copyright: Alabama Shakes Publishing

You got to hold on…
Hey, you got to hold on…

God says, “You’re an OVERCOMER.”

Song: You’re an Overcomer (Mandisa)
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8VoUYtx0kw
Lyrics: http://www.metrolyrics.com/overcomer-lyrics-mandisa.html
Writer(s): David Arthur Garcia
Copyright: D Soul Music, Universal Music – Brentwood Benson Publ.

Whatever it is you may be going through
I know He’s not gonna let it get the best of you
You’re an Overcomer.

In the Bible at 1 Thessalonians 5:23 Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

I know now. When I keep saying: All is well with my body, my mind, and my soul, it becomes that way. God, your peace is  with my body, mind, and spirit. Thank you. It is especially comforting to know that all is well with my soul.

I am so thankful that ALL IS WELL WITH MY SOUL

It Is Well with My Soul (Wintley Phipps)

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXbM8rgiIM4
Lyrics: http://library.timelesstruths.org/music/It_Is_Well_with_My_Soul/ Horatio G. Spafford, 1873 Copyright: Public Domain

When peace, like a river, attendeth my way,
When sorrows like sea billows roll;
Whatever my lot, Thou has taught me to say,
It is well, it is well, with my soul.

It is well, it is well,
With my soul, with my soul,
It is well, it is well, with my soul.


Please leave a comment. Let me know your favorite song or scripture or quotation that gives you peace, hope, and comfort. I’d love to hear from you.

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8 Responses

  1. Joan, These are wonderful songs! Thank you for reminding me of a few that had slipped my mind. God bless you, and NEVER GIVE UP!

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    • Dear Beth,
      Thank you for writing. I’m glad you liked these songs. You’re welcome for my including a few that you had forgotten for a while. Thank you for asking God to bless me. May God bless you and empower you to be all that He created you to be. You are a gift. Celebrate you.

      Never Give Up
      Joan

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  2. Great offerings and very uplifting. Thanks for this collection. Definitely will be back to tune in again and again.

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    • Dear Linda,
      Thank you for writing. I’m glad that the offerings were very uplifting. Hip Hip Hooray for inspirational songs. I do hope you will come back and enjoy listening again.

      Never Give Up
      Joan

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  3. Joan, I am adding the group Plumb’s song, “God I need you now” on my playlist. I have found Tenth Avenue North’s song “Worn” fits me right now, but your song definitely lifts me up. Love you Joan!

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    • Dear Kathleen,
      Thank you for writing. I am so glad that Plumb’s song, “I Need You Now” lifts you up! I am so glad you also found Tenth Avenue North’s song “Worn.” I will listen to it. Thank you for sharing it with me.

      Never Give Up
      Joan

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  4. Very inspiring words. I’m thankfull to the person who created this site to help many who seek the love of God. God I need you now and forever. You are my saviour.God I live for you as you have shown me the path to follow and locex me and my family with unconditional love. I’m ever gratefull to you. Have mercy upon us especially upon my oldest son Ryan he needs you right now. Show and guide him in the right way..

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    • Dear Vajira,
      Thank you for writing. I pray that you always know that God loves you and will be there for you and your family.

      Rejoice and be glad. God hears you.

      Never Give Up
      Joan

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