12 Best Christian Songs About Joy

Nothing brings us greater joy than when we experience it together with God. While life doesn’t always feel joyful and has its ups and downs, joyful praise in the form of music is a powerful way to focus our hearts on what truly matters — praising God.

To help lift your spirits, here I present you with 12 of the best Christian songs about joy that will leave you feeling uplifted no matter what life throws your way.

So put on these upbeat tunes and let their inspiring lyrics fill you up with hope, faith, love, and most importantly – joy!

1. Joy Of The Lord by Rend Collective

Key Lyrics

The joy of the Lord is my strength
The joy of the Lord is my strength
In the darkness I’ll dance
In the shadows I’ll sing
The joy of the Lord is my strength

2. Hymn Of Joy by Chris Tomlin

Key Lyrics

Joyful, joyful, we adore Thee
God of glory, Lord of love
Hearts unfold like flowers before Thee
Opening to the sun above
Melt the clouds of sin and sadness
Drive the dark of doubt away
Giver of immortal gladness
Fill us with the light of day

3. I’ve Got Joy by CeCe Winans

Key Lyrics

He gave me beauty from ashes, turn my life around
He broke my chains and now I’m dancing on solid ground
For all he has done to save me I will raise my voice
I’ve got Jesus so I’ve got joy

4. The Blessing by Cody Carnes, Elevation Worship, and Kari Jobe

Key Lyrics

The Lord bless you
And keep you
Make His face shine upon you
And be gracious to you
The Lord turn His
Face toward you
And give you peace

5. Joy To The World (Unspeakable Joy) by Chris Tomlin

Key Lyrics

Joy, unspeakable joy
And overflowing where no tongue can tell
Joy, unspeakable joy
Rises in my soul, never lets me go

6. joy. by for KING & COUNTRY

Key Lyrics

Gotta get that fire, fire, back in my bones
Before my hard heart turns into stone
So won’t somebody please pass the megaphone?
I’ll shout it on the count of three
(One, two, three)

7. Joy To The World (Joyful, Joyful) by Phil Wickham

Key Lyrics

Joy to the world the Savior reigns
Let men their songs employ
While fields and floods rocks hills and plains
Repeat the sounding joy
Repeat the sounding joy
Repeat repeat the sounding joy

8. Joy Song by Motion Worship

Key Lyrics

There’s a song in my spirit
There’s a joy in my soul
Come what will, come what may
I’ll worship anyway
The devil can try it
Try to quiet this song
But ill sing out even louder than before

9. Joy in the Morning by Tauren Wells

Key Lyrics

Everything happens for a reason, but you don’t know what you don’t know
And you’ll never have peace if you don’t let go of tomorrow
‘Cause it ain’t even faith till your plan falls apart but you still choose to follow, uh
If it doesn’t make sense right now, it will when it’s over

10. Joy of the Lord by Maverick City Music

Key Lyrics

The chorus says, the joy, the joy
The joy of the Lord is my strength
The joy, oh, the joy
The joy of the Lord is my strength
Oh-oh-oh, He is my hope (Yes, He is)
The joy, the joy
The joy of the Lord is my strength

11. Joy by Rend Collective

Key Lyrics

You’re the joy joy joy lighting my soul
The joy joy joy making me whole
Though I’m broken, I am running
Into Your arms of love

12. Love Has A Name by Jesus Culture

Key Lyrics

There’s a space in every beating heart
There’s a longing that reaches past the stars
There’s an answer to every question mark
There’s a name
There’s a hope flowing through these veins
There’s a voice that echoes through the pain
There’s an ember ready for the flame
There’s a name

More Christian Songs About Joy

Here are some additional Christian songs about joy that you can add to your playlist:

  • I’ve Got The Joy, Joy, Joy, Joy by The Wonder Kids
  • Yet Not I but Through Christ in Me by CityAlight
  • Joy to the World/Our God Saves by Paul Baloche
  • Your Love Defends Me by Matt Maher
  • Alive & Breathing by Matt Maher
  • Trading My Sorrows (Yes Lord) by Darrell Evans
  • Because He Lives by Bill Gaither
  • Sing for Joy by Don Moen
  • Grateful by Elevation Worship

Wrapping Up

So, there you have it – 12 of the best Christian songs about joy, and some additional songs to add to your playlist. May these uplifting tunes bring you joy, peace, and hope during difficult times. And may you always remember that God’s joy is our strength!

Happy singing!