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Top Christian Songs for the Week Ending November 25, 2012

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With the exception of Plumb, the chart this week is all guys.

The official Top Christian Hits Chart is compiled by checking and averaging Christian charts and top play lists from all over the U.S. such as Billboard, Cashbox and Air 1 to find the most popular songs.

1. "Forgiveness" - Matthew West

Matthew West - Into the Light
Sparrow Records

In week #19 and holding firm at #1, the gorgeous and profound "Forgiveness" is off of Matthew West's new release, Into The Light.

2. "I Need A Miracle" - Third Day

Third Day - Miracle
Essential Records

In its seventh week and moving up a spot, "I Need A Miracle" comes to us from Third Day's latest release, Miracle. Getting lost in a world of that is full of sorrow and pain is a path that we've all walked down. Going to God and crying out to Him is the only answer because He is the only one who can right the ship in the storm.

3. "One Thing Remains" - Kristian Stanfill

Passion: White Flag
sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records

In week #6, Jesus Culture's "One Thing Remains" is as vibrant and alive on the Passion version as it ever was. Kristian Stanfill delivers the epitome of worship here.

4. "Redeemed" - Big Daddy Weave

Big Daddy Weave - Love Come To Life
Fervent Records/Word

We first heard this exquisite ballad in July and four months later, it's still as glorious and sincere as it was then - just more popular. The second radio single from Love Come To Life, the acoustic background gives a solid sound to absolute truth that we all need to hear - we are redeemed by the blood of the lamb.

5. "Good To Be Alive" - Jason Gray

Jason Gray - A Way To See In The Dark
Centricity Music

In its 8th week, "Good To Be Alive" is the second radio single off of A Way To See In The Dark. This tune, complete with a touch of sparkle and sheen, will work with Top 40/AC radio as well as it does Christian radio.

6. "Me Without You" - tobyMac

tobymac - Eye On It
Forefront Records

After debuting 21 weeks ago right here at #6, "Me Without You" spent several weeks trading places with Matthew West in the top spot before it fell out of the running. The lead single from tobyMac's latest release, Eye On It, made records. When it hit the radio in late May, it was the most-added single on Christian AC and CHR radio for the week.

7. "All Things Possible" - Mark Schultz

Mark Schultz - All Things Possible
Fair Trade Services/Columbia

In week #18, "All Things Possible" is the title track from Mark's September release. The song, written by Schultz, Seth Mosley and Tony Wood, was inspired by his 3500 mile bike ride across the country that raised over $250,000 for The James Fund in support of widows and orphans around the world. It reminds us that when we rely on ourselves, we are limited in what we can do; however, in God, all things are possible.

8. "10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)" - Matt Redman

Matt Redman - 10,000 Reasons
sixstepsrecords/Sparrow Records

In week #23, after sitting at #1 for four weeks (here and on five other charts), "10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)" comes to us from last summer's 10,000 Reasons. Written from inspiration that came from Psalm 103, the popular song has a raw feel that brings pure passion to the table.

9. "Jesus In Disguise" - Brandon Heath

Brandon Heath - Blue Mountain
Provident

Debuting this week, "Jesus In Disguise" comes to us from Blue Mountain. With a touch of country, Heath reminds us that while there are times we may not see God in our busy lives, He is always there, sometimes as if He is in disguise, because we see what we expect to see.

10. "Need You Now (How Many Times)" - Plumb

Need You Now (How Many Times) - Plumb
Curb Records

In week #7, "Need You Now (How Many Times)" is off of Plumb's upcoming release Faster Than A Bullet, which will hit stores in January. Reminding us that when we can't mend what is broken in our lives and cry out to God, He is there, this song will minister to your spirit.

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