“Benediction” from Jars of Clay – free chord chart

Learn to play a new song from Jars of Clay at GreatWorshipSongs.com…

It’s time for another Jars of Clay song, brought to you by Great Worship Songs. From the band’s latest album, Jars of Clay Presents The Shelter, we’ve already highlighted the songs “We Will Follow,” “Out of My Hands” and “Shelter.” Now Great Worship Songs focuses on the closing track from this amazing collaborative project: “Benediction.” You can download the free chord chart here.

Written by Dan Haseltine, Charlie Lowell, Stephen Mason and Matt Odmark, “Benediction” is a peaceful and simple tune, perfect for the closing of any service. Featuring a vocal appearance Amy Grant, “Benediction” encourages the church to “go into the world, showing how much He loves you.” These lyrics speak strongly of Christ’s Great Commission, making this song a great fit for services centered around missions as well.

“Benediction” is another song for which we brought in Dan and Steve from Jars of Clay to make a teaching video. You can view it here.

We invite you to download the chord chart for “Benediction” at GreatWorshipSongs.com and introduce it to your church. And be sure to check out Jars of Clay Presents The Shelter on iTunes.

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“Out of My Hands” from Jars of Clay – free chord chart

Learn to play the new single from Jars of Clay.

Last week, Great Worship Songs brought you the title track of Jars of Clay’s latest album, a warm and contemplative song called, “Shelter.” This week, we’re continuing the Jars of Clay love on GreatWorshipSongs.com with a free download from the album’s first single, “Out of My Hands.” You can download the free chord chart here.

Written by Dan Haseltine, Stephen Mason, Matt Odmark, Jeremy Lutito and Gabe Ruschival, “Out of My Hands” is a catchy, upbeat tune that features vocal appearances from Leigh Nash from Sixpence None The Richer and Mike Donehey from Tenth Avenue North. With a chorus that sings, “It’s out of my hands / It was from the start,” this is a song that takes a fresh look on what it means to truly surrender your life to God.

As with “Shelter” last week, Great Worship Songs is giving away the chord chart for “Out of My Hands.” We also brought in Dan and Steve from Jars of Clay to make another teaching video for this song which you can view here.

We invite you to download the chord chart for “Out of My Hands” at GreatWorshipSongs.com and introduce it to your church. And be sure to check out Jars of Clay Presents The Shelter on iTunes.

And don’t forget to follow us… www.twitter.com/gwsongs.

Jars of Clay Presents The Shelter

The ShelterThe Dove-award and Grammy-award winning band, Jars of Clay released their latest album today, Jars of Clay Presents The Shelter, and we at Great Worship Songs are thrilled to share with you these amazing new songs. A community-minded, collaborative project, Jars of Clay Presents The Shelter features guest appearances from some of Christian music’s top artists – such as Brandon Heath, Mac Powell, David Crowder, Amy Grant and Mike Donehey from Tenth Avenue North.

As described on the band’s website, β€œJars of Clay Presents The Shelter is a collection of 11 songs written, produced, and performed by Jars of Clay along with a community of artists whose authentic voices have greatly influenced the cultural landscape. These songs celebrate the fullness of a life poured out as part of the community of God and illuminate our great privilege as the means through which God loves his people. β€˜It is in the shelter of each other the people will live.’ ”

Click here to see Dan Haseltine from Jars of Clay speak more about the driving force behind Jars of Clay Presents The Shelter.

This week, Great Worship Songs is giving away the lead sheet and chord chart for the album’s title track, “Shelter.” Great Worship Songs also brought in Dan and Steve from Jars of Clay to make a teaching video for the song which you can view below.

We hope the song impacts you in a fresh, new way and that it impacts those around you as well. And be sure to check out Jars of Clay Presents The Shelter on iTunes.

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“Nothing Without You” – Teaching Video

Originally recorded on Bebo Norman’s Try, and written by Bebo and Mitch Dane, “Nothing Without You” is a simple and honest song, perfect for intimate, introspective worship settings. Like a prayer, its lyrics confess to God that He is all we need, that we are nothing without Him.

GreatWorshipSongs.com’s YouTube page is now featuring a teaching video for “Nothing Without You.” So if you want to learn how to play the song just like Bebo, be sure to check it out here.

For this week’s free download, Great Worship Songs offers our own modern worship version of the song, “Nothing Without You.” Recorded on our God of Wonders project, this version of the song is a bit more upbeat with some electric guitars thrown in. It gives the song a more congregational feeling, while still maintaining the simple spirit of Bebo’s original recording.

We invite you to download the free chord chard and lead sheet for “Nothing Without You” at GreatWorshipSongs.com and introduce it to your church. And to buy Try on iTunes, click here.

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“Great Are You Lord” – Phillips, Craig and Dean

Phillips, Craig and Dean’s new album, Fearless, delivers Spirit-driven, vertical tunes that will have worship fans singing many times over. With a fresh collection of songs and a new approach, Phillips, Craig and Dean proves they still have sonic strength to turn a few heads and ears. Fearless is a great album for enjoyment and reference for any contemporary worship leader.

Featured here is the song “Great Are You Lord” as a free lead sheet, chord chart and mp3. Click here to download. Be sure you check out the full-length album, Fearless. Don’t forget to e-mail info@greatworshipsongs.com with your thoughts on the tune.

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New Featured & Free Song: “Forevermore”

New Featured & Free Song: “Forevermore”

Words and Music by Aaron Shust, Jason Ingram, Brett Rutledge and Justin McKay

Fresh from Aaron Shust’s new record, TAKE OVER, which releases August 4th (NEXT WEEK!), check out the new worship song “Forevermore.” Shust, known for the song “My Savior, My God,” debuted it last week at the Worship Leader Magazine’s National Worship Leader Conference to an overwhelming positive response. “Forevermore” is featured now at GreatWorshipSongs.com as a free download. This offer is only available for a week so make sure you take advantage of it today.

Click here to download “Forevermore.” Click here to visit AaronShust.com to pre-order Take Over.

Connecting with Aaron Shust: “Forevermore”

Aaron Shust stopped by the GreatWorshipSongs.com studio a few weeks ago and we captured on video some tips for playing a few of his songs. Join us for the teaching of “Forevermore” by clicking on the image below. Get ready to learn a great song.