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Evolution of Worship Music – A Cappella Medley

November 3, 2019


Be Thou my vision O Lord of my heart Not be all else to me save that Thou art Thou my best thought by day or by night Waking or sleeping Thy presence my light O praise Him, O praise Him Hallelujah, hallelujah Hallelu Let goods and kindred go This mortal life also The body they may kill God’s truth abideth still His kingdom is forever Praise to the Lord the Almighty the King of creation O my soul praise Him for He is thy health and salvation Amazing grace how sweet the sound That saved a wretch like me I once was lost But now I’m found Was blind but now I see When darkness seems to hide His face I rest on his unchanging grace In every high and stormy gale My anchor holds holds within the veil And the things of Earth will grow strangely dim In the light of His glory and grace O victory in Jesus my Saviour forever He plunged me to victory Beneath the cleansing flood Burdens are lifted at Calvary Calvary Calvary Burdens are lifted at Calvary Jesus is very near That’s how it is with God’s love Once you’ve experienced it You spread his love to everyone You want to pass it on Soon and very soon We are going to see the King Soon and very soon We are going to see the king hallelujah! Soon and very soon We are going to see the King Hallelujah hallelujah We are going to see the King Our God is an awesome God he reigns From heaven above With wisdom power and love Our God is an awesome God Shout to the Lord all the earth, let us sing Power and majesty praise to the King Mountains bow down and the seas will roar At the sound of Your name I’m trading my sorrows I’m trading my shame I’m laying them down for the joy of the Lord God of wonders beyond our galaxy You are holy, holy Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty Who was and is and is to come Your love never fails, it never gives up Never runs out on me Your love never fails, it never gives up Never runs out on me And I will call upon Your name And keep my eyes above the waves When oceans rise My soul will rest in your embrace For I am Yours And You’re a good good Father It’s who You are And I’m loved by You Our God is the Lion, the Lion of Judah He’s roaring with power And fighting our battles And every knee will bow before Him I’ve seen You move You move the mountains And I believe I’ll see You do it again You made a way Where there was no way And I believe I’ll see You do it again I’ll see You do it again Lord I believe Heart of my own heart, whatever befall Still be my vision O Ruler of all If you’re still watching that means you’ve made it through almost 1500 years of Christian music This video was a lot of fun to make It was a lot of work and it took a long time and I wouldn’t have been able to do it without the generous support of my patrons on Patreon Especially by super patron Marsha Hansen. If you’re interested in supporting the creation of videos like this you can head to patreon.com/davidwesley If your enjoyed this video feel free to leave a like a comment or subscribe to my channel and hit the little bell icon So you can receive notifications whenever I put out a new video

100 Comments

  • Reply Rontimus October 27, 2019 at 6:03 am

    I think it peaked at β€œBe Thou My Vision”

  • Reply TF Hans October 27, 2019 at 9:38 am

    This is what heaven must sound like.

  • Reply Roll Winin Dove Sibarani October 27, 2019 at 10:31 am

    I love Jesus Christ, forever and ever, He'll back after 2000 years since His death in the cross, AMEN!!

  • Reply April Claire Centina October 27, 2019 at 12:35 pm

    Best video of the day 😍

  • Reply Jeff Kuntz October 27, 2019 at 4:07 pm

    THAT WAS AWESOME!!!!!!!!! I didn't recognize 1529, 1969, and 2017. Also, Be Thou My Vision is THAT old?!!!

  • Reply Evelynn Seaberg October 27, 2019 at 4:37 pm

    Really cool! Would be fun to see an evolution if Christmas music.

  • Reply SlurpeeBurger October 27, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    I haven’t been to church in like 2000 years, thanks for the update!

  • Reply SlurpeeBurger October 27, 2019 at 5:25 pm

    I’m a β€˜98 baby and everything from β€˜88 onwards was all a nostalgia trip of my childhood and teen years

  • Reply Angela Lukehart October 27, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    This was very cool. Thank you so much for sharing! I knew all the songs and was singing along. 😁

  • Reply Brandon Miller October 27, 2019 at 6:36 pm

    I’m not sure if they sang like that in 560 lol. Great job though man. I enjoyed hearing some classics

  • Reply jjss555js October 27, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    Maravilhoso!

  • Reply Imdiamer aus Texers October 27, 2019 at 8:22 pm

    Great!

  • Reply Denise Moreira October 27, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    Lindo demais!!!!

  • Reply Samara Xavier October 27, 2019 at 9:47 pm

    Very good, but I prefer the old musics.

  • Reply yellowbutterfly October 27, 2019 at 9:56 pm

    This so so so beautiful. Thank you.

  • Reply Lam Veritab October 27, 2019 at 10:54 pm

    Damn, he sounds good in all of them

  • Reply OCBSHOW October 28, 2019 at 12:37 am

    Good Job my Brother!

  • Reply Inria Krixena October 28, 2019 at 1:07 am

    I see that hymns song better than everything

  • Reply Jazmin Rodriguez October 28, 2019 at 1:33 am

    Wow beautiful God bless

  • Reply Fabs One October 28, 2019 at 2:01 am

    If you love Jesus our father please like in his name.

  • Reply Cassie Jeffries October 28, 2019 at 2:29 am

    I love that I know all of these

  • Reply Robert Johnson October 28, 2019 at 2:47 am

    2.2 thousand dislikes. Why waste your time, as you probably dislike everything that isn’t your own thought? These songs speak of immensely important concepts.Great video, eternal message.

  • Reply Alicia Maxie October 28, 2019 at 3:21 am

    Can you please do Revelation song..accapella…the whole song

  • Reply The Journey October 28, 2019 at 4:27 am

    Ok 88 and on were pretty much my jams!! (…yes I was born in 88 lol)

  • Reply Andra Carrillo October 28, 2019 at 5:46 am

    This made me cryπŸ₯°

  • Reply Michael John Suba October 28, 2019 at 6:59 am

    So nice!

  • Reply Anne Marie Buck-Inoue October 28, 2019 at 8:10 am

    Truly excellent. Makes me happy.

  • Reply Account Name October 28, 2019 at 9:35 am

    Hallelujah!

  • Reply Richel Kim October 28, 2019 at 10:23 am

    Love how I started recognizing all the songs from 2000 πŸ˜‚

  • Reply Nora De Vries October 28, 2019 at 1:47 pm

    This really touched my heart ❀praise the lord

  • Reply Julie Jose October 28, 2019 at 1:52 pm

    Amazing

  • Reply Nora De Vries October 28, 2019 at 2:33 pm

    You are a good singer

  • Reply Carol Pettus October 28, 2019 at 4:58 pm

    Praying for you Brother Saadi. Sister Carol

  • Reply w Pappy October 28, 2019 at 11:29 pm

    Gorgeous AMEN

  • Reply Jacob Browning October 29, 2019 at 1:08 am

    Perfect

  • Reply Venomous Pup October 29, 2019 at 2:00 am

    Scrub: Dear jesus, id really like some hair…
    God: here, you should see this dude in your recommendations…

  • Reply the Great 8 October 29, 2019 at 2:30 am

    Can you do a full version of awesome God 1988? I had to pause and ask because it sounds amazing and I like it more then the original I will pay you for it

  • Reply Arootin Avakmian October 29, 2019 at 2:50 am

    the only song I actually hardly recognized was oceans

  • Reply Bass fishing therapy October 29, 2019 at 3:04 am

    By 1668 song I was speechless, this is so beautiful thank you for this!

  • Reply Elliott October 29, 2019 at 4:10 am

    I want somebody who smiles at me the same way David smiles at the camera when he goes to shut it off

  • Reply Smilimg Smile October 29, 2019 at 6:45 am

    Thank u may god bless u😍😍😍😍

  • Reply Kevin Pratama Holmes October 29, 2019 at 10:15 am

    Anyone can give me the list of the music in this video?

  • Reply TheJaguar1983 October 29, 2019 at 10:35 am

    It's say worship songs have gotten simpler over time, but I think most of that is in line with music in general. Also, the oldest songs were made for big choirs whereas modern ones are more targeted to the average person.

  • Reply J Greenough October 29, 2019 at 10:58 am

    Thank you, David, for this creative way of demonstrating the progression of worship music – very entertaining and creative! I had no idea there were beatbox beats in 1939! πŸ™‚ I look forward to showing my students. Thank you for the detail list of each piece – very helpful and good selections! Keep using your talents for the Lord (love A Cappella music!).

  • Reply SkyNuts October 29, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    Okay but seriously, worship music is literally some of the best music. It's a genre full of songs that aren't made to be sold, to be criticised or become worldwide hits, they're just there for people to express themselves as Christians and proclaim their love for God. And that's actually so amazing it's hard to believe at times

  • Reply Seb Brown October 29, 2019 at 1:19 pm

    #likeandpray

  • Reply Lucas Arantes Lucas92 October 29, 2019 at 2:18 pm

    PerfeitoπŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—

  • Reply XtentrixX Boy October 29, 2019 at 7:47 pm

    Who else gets this warm feeling in your stomach?

  • Reply The Holy Potato October 29, 2019 at 8:17 pm

    0:02
    Dang our ancestors had good taste in music

  • Reply Gab leugimnas October 29, 2019 at 8:33 pm

    Such an amazing time to be alive

  • Reply Pablo Deivin October 29, 2019 at 8:42 pm

    Such throwbacks

  • Reply Carol Turner October 29, 2019 at 8:59 pm

    This was awesome! Loved it! I prefer the older years but loved it all. You are an amazing talent, Sir! God bless you for all of that hard work! β€οΈπŸ™πŸ‘πŸ‘

  • Reply KO_TC October 29, 2019 at 10:05 pm

    I love this k have watch this over and over like 10 times and I stared watching this on Friday (aka my b day). FYI great voice

  • Reply benjamin pastrana October 30, 2019 at 12:05 am

    Marvelous πŸ’ͺ🏼πŸ’ͺ🏼πŸ’ͺ🏼πŸ’ͺ🏼

  • Reply Kirk Brown October 30, 2019 at 12:41 am

    I like the older songs than new Christian songs. You can't tell the difference between new Christian songs and some secular songs

  • Reply Ruffeno Ramsey October 30, 2019 at 1:33 am

    Pass it on made me cry

  • Reply Nessa Sorriso October 30, 2019 at 3:53 am

    2:58 .. adorei! 🀩🀩

  • Reply Nessa Sorriso October 30, 2019 at 3:54 am

    Amazing!! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
    Adorei πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  • Reply Nessa Sorriso October 30, 2019 at 3:56 am

    4:04 .. top

  • Reply Nessa Sorriso October 30, 2019 at 3:57 am

    4:38 πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

  • Reply Nessa Sorriso October 30, 2019 at 3:58 am

    5:58 .. oceans 😍😍😍😍 … πŸ‡§πŸ‡·πŸ‡§πŸ‡· essa musica marcou minha vida em 2014/2015 πŸ‡§πŸ‡·πŸ‡§πŸ‡·

    Fiz duas cirurgias na coluna e o Senhor cuidou de mim no meio da tempestade 😍😍

  • Reply Brady Mayo October 30, 2019 at 5:04 am

    Awesome

  • Reply Perla Martinez October 30, 2019 at 2:02 pm

    Bravo!!!! Awesome!!

  • Reply Lauren Sparks October 30, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    When we gonna add Kanye to this? πŸ˜‚ Jk, jk. Love that he’s loving our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. πŸ’—πŸ™πŸ»

  • Reply Evan The Card Guy October 30, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    I love this!

  • Reply Rudy Cifuentes October 31, 2019 at 12:02 am

    Fantastic!! brother God bless you ….

  • Reply Mariana Lopez October 31, 2019 at 12:07 am

    Hermoso!

  • Reply Joel Gordon October 31, 2019 at 1:12 am

    What era was hand clapping and foot stomping?

  • Reply Puss cat October 31, 2019 at 1:19 am

    Wonderful!

  • Reply Wylla Mendoza October 31, 2019 at 1:20 am

    Lovely. Love the older songs…since childhood. Beautiful job.πŸ’–

  • Reply Olyana Rodrigues October 31, 2019 at 1:38 am

    Watching from Brazil!!!! πŸ‡§πŸ‡·
    Woooowwww so nice!!!!!! I always loved listening to international songs…. While watching, was like a movie in my head!

  • Reply μ½”λ„€λ””μ–Έ KO-CA October 31, 2019 at 3:30 am

    The bottom middle person is the best at singing πŸ˜€

  • Reply Davi terribile October 31, 2019 at 12:14 pm

    βš‘οΈπŸ‡§πŸ‡·πŸ˜…

  • Reply CarX Tutorials October 31, 2019 at 2:33 pm

    Its heavenly beautiful

  • Reply Rafael de Paula October 31, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    FantΓ‘stico!!!!

  • Reply draph dabbit October 31, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    Amazing Grace / Broken Vessels is that old

  • Reply Laiza :3 October 31, 2019 at 6:26 pm

    AMAAAAZING VIDEOO!!!

  • Reply Darrin Thompson October 31, 2019 at 6:52 pm

    Sad that this video only picks a few hymns from the plethora of amazing 18th & 19th hymns. Then there is a loads of new ones which don’t even compare to the depth of the older hymns. Disappointing.

  • Reply ltrey33 October 31, 2019 at 8:20 pm

    60s and 70s was a dark time for worship music.

  • Reply Aline Costa October 31, 2019 at 9:24 pm

    TrΓ‘s tanta tranquilidade sΓ³ de ouvir β€οΈπŸ‘

  • Reply Future Nightcore November 1, 2019 at 12:28 am

    are those siblings or friends
    its look's like they have desame face

  • Reply John Wallace November 1, 2019 at 1:54 am

    Thanks for doing these videos. I love these.

  • Reply Natania Tumentalong November 1, 2019 at 8:35 am

    Woww

  • Reply Greg Crabb November 1, 2019 at 9:33 am

    I love it!

  • Reply Gwendolyn November 1, 2019 at 10:21 am

    I would have loved to see some Planetboom in the end πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ But great video anyway 😍

  • Reply StΓ©phane Desinde November 1, 2019 at 4:03 pm

    Just excellent, all the Medley are as good as the originals ones and even better! Well done David. Be blessed from Switzerland

  • Reply Southpaw Hammer November 1, 2019 at 4:11 pm

    That was awesome, thank you for not doing the limp wristed stuff.

  • Reply Isaac Dargan November 1, 2019 at 10:47 pm

    Nicely done!

  • Reply Maynard R November 1, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    Who's watching in November 2019? Put yah hands in the air πŸ™Œ

  • Reply Matheus Mattos November 2, 2019 at 2:51 am

    1998 !!!!!

  • Reply jehes 18 November 2, 2019 at 3:16 am

    whoever is watching this, maybe we won't be able to meet now, but I believe we will meet in the kingdom of Father in Heaven.

  • Reply Peytonic Master November 2, 2019 at 3:44 am

    1993 sounds like an nsync song!

  • Reply Felkeris β€˜S Life November 2, 2019 at 3:57 am

    I really love this video! 😍

  • Reply Youngsung Sim November 2, 2019 at 7:14 am

    Got this in my recommended after a day of binge-watching…

    Best recommended video guaranteed

  • Reply Butchman2000 November 2, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Had no idea some of these were several hundred of years old.

  • Reply Feline Both November 2, 2019 at 10:05 pm

    I'm from Germany and litterly know a lot of these old songs in German and of course the new songs in english, too. What a world wide blessing!

  • Reply Ellen Mahar November 3, 2019 at 1:35 am

    That’s beautiful!

  • Reply Lucas Silveira November 3, 2019 at 2:23 am

    Because He Lives?

  • Reply GILBERT NOVALDO Tobing November 3, 2019 at 5:59 am

    Hallelujah for Thy Trinity
    Praise for Father YHWH
    Praise for Lord Jesus
    Praise for Thy Holy Spirit

  • Reply Stephen Baldassarre November 3, 2019 at 6:58 am

    Wow, I didn't know they had pitch correction in 560!

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