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Christian Sheet Music...
Below are our personal picks, the sites that get our highest recommendation for this genre. They are listed in alphabetical order.

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Note: You'll notice right away that a good many of these sites feature guitar and bass tabs. Christian music in particular tends to be much more stacked in favor of guitarists as opposed to pianists. However, a skilled pianist can improvise from guitar tabs with practice.

  Christian Music 4 Praise and WorshipChristian Music 4 Praise and Worship
Instrumentation for: Guitar (mostly chord charts), Some Piano
Categories: Christian, Worship
Catalog Size: Huge (Over 4000 as of this writing)

Here's one of the best of the Christian praise and worship music sheet music sites we've seen of late. Worship leaders post their original songs to the site, and include MP3s, sheet music, chord charts and lyric sheets. Not every song has every option, but there's a very large selection here to browse through. A GREAT resource for worship leaders looking for new music that's legal to use and download. Updated

Church and Choral Sheet Music
Instrumentation for: Piano, Organ, Voice, Choral
Categories: Christian, Classical, Christmas

Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
This very interesting collection of church choral sheet music includes hymn arrangements, as well as Christmas carols, anthems, responsorial psalms, chants, motets, organ works and descants. There are many notable selections in this mix of original and classical/traditional works, including some more unusual works. A lot of great music to sort through for the church music fan. Sheet music available in high quality PDF format. Updated 01/04/2008

The Gospel Music Archive
Instrumentation for: Guitar (Tablature), Harmonica
Categories: Christian, Christmas
, Children
Catalog Size: Very Large (500+?)
Here you'll find a very large selection of tablature for both guitar and, strangly enough, harmonica. Music is sorted alphabetically for easy browsing. While the site is predominantly dedicated to gospel, worship and praise music, you'll also find a nice selection of other songs. There's an entire section for kids, as well as a large quantity of Christmas songs. Updated 12/20/2007.

Just Worship
Instrumentation for: Guitar
Categories: Christian

Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
While not the largest collection of Christian guitar tabs, Just Worship is a good one, featuring some of the most popular worship songs today. Fans of Vineyard music in particular, will rejoice at finding this site. Click on the Worship Songs link on the left to browse the alphabetical list of songs. Updated 05/09/2007.

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The Messenger Project
Instrumentation for: Guitar (Lead Sheets)
Categories: Christian

Catalog Size: Medium (50-100)
This web site from the fascinating 'Messenger Project' seeks to put the Bible to music. Currently there are 77 passages, from Genesis to Revelation, taken from the NIV Bible translation and put to music. Free sheet music is available for download for each of the songs, as well as free as free MP3 files (at of the recorded works. Updated 12/20/2007.
Instrumentation for: Guitar Tablature, Bass Tablature
Categories: Christian
, Christmas, Kids
Catalog Size: Huge (6000+)
This fantastic web site features thousands of guitar and bass tabs for the Christian musician. You'll find over 4400 tabs by popular Christian artists (including all the big names) and over 1400 praise and worship tunes, all searchable by artist or song name. In addition, you'll find nearly 100 Christmas tunes, tunes for kids, transparencies and chord charts. One of the top sites in this category. Very highly recommended. Updated 05/06/2002.

The Psalmistry: All Psalms Christian Music
Instrumentation for: Piano, Guitar
Categories: Christian

Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
The Psalmistry is a very welcome addition to the Free Sheet Music Guide. Here, you will find original lyrics, sheet music, guitar chords and midi and mp3 download files for all 150 Psalms in the Bible. Just pick your favorite psalm in the music index to view lyrics and download/listening options. Sheet music available in PDF or Noteworthy format. Updated 06/21/2005.

PW Archive
Instrumentation for: Guitar
Categories: Christian Praise and Worship
Catalog Size: Huge (1000+)
A fantastic catalog of guitar tablature for contemporary praise and worship music. As of this writing, the PW Archive contains over 2400 tabs for both original and popular worship songs. The site is a wonderful resource for worship leaders, who can create and save their own worship music sets online. You can even view others' worship sets if you like. Also available is a great selection of articles on worship leading. Added 06/22/2005.

Rockin' With The Cross
Instrumentation for: Guitar and Bass Tablature, Horns
Categories: Christian Rock and Pop
, Praise and Worship
Catalog Size: Huge (4000+)
RWTC features a huge collection of Christian rock, praise and worship tablature for guitar and bass. The collection is completely searchable, or if you prefer you can browse the alphabetical listings. You'll find tablature for tunes by DC Talk, Deliriou5, Jars of Clay, Jaci Velasquez, Rich Mullins, Sarah Masen and many, many more. Highly recommended for worship leaders or fans of Christian music.
Note: Rockin' With The Cross now charges a $2.95 monthly fee for access. We have opted to include the site in our listings anyway as it is a very good resource. You can view the complete song list before having to pay anything. Updated 07/16/2002

RUF Hymnbook Online Hymn Resource
Instrumentation for: Guitar Tablature, Lead Sheets, Piano
Categories: Hymns
Catalog Size: Large (100-500)
Here's a fantastic site containing modern arrangements of a large number of classic hymns. Downloads include chord charts, lead sheets and in many cases, piano sheet music. You can also listen to the songs demos. If you're a worship leader that loves hymns, and wants to lead them with a modern twist, here you go. Added 05/09/2007.
Instrumentation for: Piano, Guitar (Tablature), Guitar (Lead Sheets)
Categories: Christian
, Original
Catalog Size: Very Large (500+)
Share Song features original worship and praise music composed by over 400 different worship leaders from around the world. Works are organized by author, as well as song title, most popular downloads and there is of course a searchable database. What makes Share Song particularly appealing is that a majority of the song listings include sheet music (PDFs), chort charts (tabs), MP3 files as well as lyric sheets for each song. In offering all these options Share Song pretty much offers all the tools a worship or praise leader might need. A fantastic resource. Updated 10/07/2002

The Worship Archive
Instrumentation for: Guitar
Categories: Christian

Catalog Size: Very Large (500+)
The excellent Worship Archive contains a large catalog of worship songs in tab format. You can browse by author (Brian Doerksen, Michael W. Smith, Matt Redman), or by song title. Once you've found the song you want, you can instantly transpose it to a different key, or hide the chords so only the lyrics are displayed. Printable versions are a click away. Highly, highly recommended. Added 04/22/2003.

Your Christian Home: Praise and Worship Library
Instrumentation for: Guitar (Tablature)
Categories: Christian

Catalog Size: Very Large (500+)
This guitar tab archive of praise and worship music is a worship leaders dream. It features a large selection of today's favorite praise and worship tunes arranged alphabetically in *.txt format. The library is also searchable by song title, song text, or author. Updated 12/20/2007.

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