Songs To Notice: Break Every Chain

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“There is power in the name of Jesus
There is power in the name of Jesus
There is power in the name of Jesus
To break every chain, break every chain, break every chain
To break every chain, break every chain, break every chain.”

Break Every Chain – CCLI #5910977

With simple and repetitive lyrics like this there’s no doubt that the church is latching on to this song and declaring it boldly Sunday in and Sunday out.

Will Reagan and United Pursuit are known for accessible songs that translate well into most worship gathering environments. From simple acoustic guitar oriented worship lineups to the fully orchestrated modern worship band, this is a song that you’ll want to adapt for your home congregation.

This song comes from the In The Night Season album released in 2009.

There’s also a version by Jesus Culture:

Many will be familiar with the gospel version by Tasha Cobbs released in 2012.

While listening to and/or leading this song keep these scriptures in mind:

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. (2 Corinthians 3:17 ESV)

For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. (Galatians 5:1 ESV)

And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father. (Philippians 2:8-11 ESV)

This Jesus is the stone that was rejected by you, the builders, which has become the cornerstone. And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” (Acts 4:11-12 ESV)

This is definitely a song you want on your radar if it isn’t already. Add it to your Sunday Setlists! Sound off if you’re already using it!



is the Associate Director of Worship & Media at St. Simons Community Church, where he mentors, oversees and helps lead Family and Student worship environments. He is also the content curator and editor here at The Worship Community and at HighestPraise.com.

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