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{A&E} Poll: The 'Favoritest' Hymn of All--Round 1

Last Sunday my ward had a special music sacrament meeting. Five people were asked to choose their favorite hymn, speak about it, and then the congregation sang it. I loved hearing their testimonies of these hymns, and thought it was neat to see the variety of favorite hymns.

All of the hymns are sacred and it's hard to pick a favorite, but I think everyone tends to have a special song they are drawn to. I'm interested to know if certain hymns are more popular than others, and which is the most-liked hymn in the book. That's why LDS Living is hosting the first-ever Favoritest Hymn of All poll!

Below are eight categories of hymns. Vote for the one you like most within each category. Next week in Round 2, we'll take the winners from each category and pit two against each other and narrow it down to the final four (think NCAA bracket-style). And then in Round 3, you will vote for for one out of the remaining four.

NOTE: If you feel like your favoritest hymn of all has been left out, leave a comment below. If we get enough write-ins for a particular hymn, we'll add it to the list.


Pioneer Hymns

Come, Come Ye Saints
How Firm a Foundation
Let Us All Press On
Onward, Christian Soldiers
We Are All Enlisted
Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel

Sacrament Hymns

As Now We Take the Sacrament
In Humility, Our Savior
'Tis Sweet to Sing the Matchless Love
I Stand All Amazed
There Is a Green Hill Far Away
God Loved Us, So He Sent His Son

Restoration Hymns

The Spirit of God
High on the Mountain Top
We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet
Joseph Smith's First Prayer
Praise to the Man
A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief

Upbeat Hymns

The Lord Is My Light
Have I Done Any Good?
There Is Sunshine in My Soul Today
Choose the Right
Called to Serve
The Iron Rod

Children's Hymns

Love at Home
Families Can Be Together Forever
I Am a Child of God
Keep the Commandments
Teach Me to Walk in the Light
Love One Another

Prayer Hymns

I Need Thee Every Hour
Did You Think to Pray?
Sweet Hour of Prayer
Secret Prayer
O My Father
Count Your Blessings

Supplication Hymns

Lord, I Would Follow Thee
Because I Have Been Given Much
Be Still, My Soul
Abide with Me; 'Tis Eventide
Nearer, My God, to Thee
Lead, Kindly Light

LDS Living Staff Picks

I Believe in Christ
I Know That My Redeemer Lives
How Great Thou Art
God Be With You Till We Meet Again
Come, Follow Me
If You Could Hie to Kolob
Comments and feedback can be sent to feedback@ldsliving.com