Sidewalk Prophets - To Live Is Christ Lyrics

If I rise, let me rise on you
Not on all of my successes, my esteem or my pursuits
If I lose, let me lose my life
Cause if I belong to Jesus, the flesh is crucified

For me to live is Christ
For me to live is Christ
For me to live is Christ, to die is gain

If I grow, let me grow in You
Wilt the seeds of wanting more
Rippin' pride out by the roots
And if I'm still, let me hear You speak
Not the tone of my transgressions,
But the song of the Redeemed

For me to live is Christ
For me to live is Christ
For me to live is Christ, to die is gain

For me to live is Christ
For me to live is Christ
For me to live is Christ, to die is gain

My great desire is to be with You
But this is the place you chose for me
This is the place you chose for me
To lift my cross and give everything
This is the time you gave to me
This is the time you gave to me

For me to live is Christ, For me to live is Christ
For me to live is Christ, to die is gain
I'll never be the same, I'll never be the same
For me to live is Christ, to die is gain

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  1. dossube

    So saddened by the loss of Kobe, daughter and friends that I have to listen to this song! May God bless us all

  2. maude saintflavin


  3. Beewormbird Music

    All u need is His love and His amazing Grace ! He is Greater than all of our Regrets and Mistakes !

  4. Jimmy Tuang

    Absolutely beautiful song

  5. Alonzo Gonzog

    To live is Christ and to die is gain

  6. Brian Hathcock

    God, please help me to live for you.

  7. maude saintflavin

    This beautiful, awesome and meaningful inspirational song from God to you is such a blessing to our souls specially MYSELF! May the Lord continues to bless you much more in many ways in order to be still such a blessing to his children and his Kingdom's glory in Jesus name!📖📖📖📖📖🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏👍👍👍👍🙋🙋🙋☺☺☺☺💗💗💗💗💗

  8. Lesa Jesus Girl

    Sidewalk prophets are a gift from God to Us all who Love the Lord .Love you all 💜💜

  9. maude saintflavin


  10. Committed to Christ

    " I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
    Galatians 2:20 KJV

  11. Natasha Dahl

    Yup the only thing that makes you happy in this world is Christ

  12. Aimee Salgy


  13. Julie Arnold

    Thank you for this song . I think God for the song writer and the person who sang this. My husband and I have been going through some major trials .I pray that God strengthen us and other Christians that are going through trials.In Jesus name amen.

    Jarryd Bates

    2 Corinthians 4:17

    For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. (ESV)

  14. Ryder Arcilla

    I get filled with joy every time I hear this song.

  15. Talina♡

    Beautiful song! Thank you Jesus❤

  16. Wallabies

    Big Chungus had entered the chat

  17. david sentosa

    If I belong to Jesus the flesh is crucified

  18. JesusIsLord

    Let this be our ambition fellow believers, HE'S COMING!

  19. Johnny Zacharias

    I thank you guys for this song. This song helps to remember that the troubles in this world are nothing compared to our life with Jesus.

  20. Caleb Eaton

    Jordan Rinaldi used this as his intro music in UFC 230. So savage😂 it's refreshing seeing real christians in the fight game

  21. Antonio Matthews

    For me to live is Christ is the best feeling I could ever need. Through Christ all is possible. Thank you Jesus!!

  22. Unique Vine

    2:17 is my favorite part

  23. Unique Vine

    On top of that i get bullied everyday for laughing for no reason😭😭😭 and i never cry at school. But do at home and tell my parents its depression wheb thats a lie😥😥😥

    Gina Beasley

    God bless you!💝

  24. Unique Vine

    Where i live there was a gun man on the lose and all schools were on lockdown after an half a day

  25. Brianna Vazquez

    I love this song a lot when's l am waking l listen to this song

  26. Christopher Jenkins

    To live is Christ, to die is gain.

  27. Jean Regis

    Oh Jesus Christ

  28. Sunshine State

    Jesus you are my everything each day I thank you for loving me and leading me to serve you I love you Jesus I loved the song God bless every one

  29. Yawna Hammy

    Indiana wants you

  30. Amira Mooradian

    im in school :P and if i listen to this i will cry.... I cant. it makes me miss my mom ANYWHERE! i love her so much.

  31. Renee Ann

    this is my favorite song. i didn’t realize for me to die is gain i am so fearful of being trapped in the afterlife i simply did not live in a reality and i mean i have been in a false belief system that god is love, after 6 months of being called hidious and told how ugly i am around the clock i realize i just want my soul to rest and cease. u know what i have never sinned and i overcame death and life in the flagstaff canyon about three years ago.. funny thst thee day and 40 day thing is not for everyone. i guess that’s gods way of punishment for something.. u know always being lied to and just never being good enough.

    Abigail Gunter

    You arent ugly. God created you. You are his masterpiece.


    For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
    Ephesians 2:10 KJV

  32. Ceron Calse A

    i really like this band but the logo here is illuminati... it has an upside down words just like illuminati....

  33. Antonio Matthews

    This is one of those songs that hits your heart like a hurricane!! It lets you know that god is truly here for all of us and we need him each and every day of our lives . I love you god with all my heart ❤️

  34. Serenityblue

    i wish I could like this song a thousand times

  35. David H

    Thank you for this video. I was having a bad day at work and I complained. Then I took lunch and saw this and realized I was wrong. Or at least that I need to handle it better.

  36. Roe Carey

    The end of the video is so true,who cares about man made law,God is the only person who matters.God doesn't care about if we ran a red light or got a detention in school for doing something besides boring work,he cares about what did we do for others,not what we did for ourselves.

  37. Loredana Mot

    AMEN AMEN Gelobt ist der Herr Jesus in Ewigkeit 👑

  38. SMOKED brisket

    Love this song hits an empty spot in my life

  39. Martina Kely

    Very beautiful song...God bless You!

  40. Tim A


    Lisa Writes·Sunday, January 21, 2018

    3 Reads
    Brothers and sisters in Christ,
    I have had many visions from the Holy Spirit leading up to the point to understand the demon involved with satan’s mark affecting billions of lives! It's a filthy, wicked witchcraft demon! It’s the spiritual mark of the anti-christ that has been placed upon all. For those of who haven’t been delivered from this evil spirit and deliverance must come to all to get into heaven, having turned to God for healing and salvation!

    These steps will remove the witchcraft demon, the mark of the beast from your body.

    1. Believe in God (Yahweh) Almighty through Jesus Christ (Yeshua HaMashiach) by the power of the Holy Spirit (Ruach hakodesh). Ask the Lord for you to restore a right relationship with Him.

    2. Repent of all sin. Ask the Lord to reveal any sin you cannot remember from the past to repent for also. Sincerely turn from all sin also, showing our KING of kings and LORD of lords that you are serious about being His child.

    3. Humble yourself, weep and fast. Fast for 24 hours, drink water. God works best through our weakness. Some demons can’t be cast out without fasting and prayer. If in good health fast. If you are unable to fast due to taking medication or health problems, then skip this.

    4. Two hours prior to the fast being over watch MASS DELIVERANCE BY WIN WORLEY PARTS 1 AND 2 IN FULL.
    While watching the 2nd part breathe heavy and have a paper tower handy. You will cough up phlegm as the demons come out. You will hear a screeching sound when demons leave also. There will be a stirring in the spiritual realm. When I did the deliverance, my smoke detector went off in my home in Germany. Expect it. Don’t be afraid. You must rely on Jesus Christ to remove these demons, especially the witchcraft demon. Don’t doubt Him. Ask God to loose the warfaring angels to fight for you. Ask for the full armor of God on at all times. Pray Psalm 91 prayer over yourself and your family.

    5. Test the method. If the witchcraft demon has been removed from your body, the witchcraft tools won’t work. The mark will be removed, at which point you must share this information with everyone you know and those you don’t.

    Get water baptized in Jesus Christ name and ask Him to fill you with His Holy Spirit and anoint you with Spiritual gifts. Run to do His will as we are in the tribulation and have around two and a half years left before Jesus Christ returns!

    Give this note a thumbs up as you let me know that the deliverance has taken place and worked for you.

  41. KaylaDearmanMusic

    *For me to live is Christ to die is gayyyyyy*

    this is all I could hear when I first heard this song

  42. The Christian Teen

    I absolutely love this song!

  43. CJ Hardy

    Arguably one of their best works!! Praise God!!

  44. Char Louw

    SJOE. what a beautiful song.......for me to live is Christ.....

  45. Rafael Mendoza

    I need you Lord


    May He fill your spirit and be with you forever, Rafael!

  46. Robert Deland

    beautiful song and praise the lord

  47. Rxachvel

    We are having problems pls pray for us 🙏

  48. KJB1611

    Dying is a gain! I can’t wait to leave this world and meet my King! O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory? Thanks be to God which gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ!

  49. Kayla Wantland

    I love those Bible Verses at the end and the song

  50. Sparrow Sparrow

    What was I thinking I should have just come Home with you


    absolutely, friend. I feel the same way ^_^

  51. Joshua Joshua

    Yes ..' my Jesus will ; was to die and rise for me and only for a sinner like me.. so today and for everyday of my is to live in christ,, at last to die for Jesus is my gain for eternal life. and its a eternal truth. Yes I love my Lord who has given me life and will sure will give me my promised eternal life when I live in him today, that's what I gonna be uttering in my mouth " To live is Christ and to die for Christ Jesus is my gain"

  52. Mary Vargas

    For me to live is Christ. to die is gain. Philippines 1.21 👰

  53. FInalage2012

    Just recently learned of the death of my lawyer in the Vegas shootings. It was so stunning to hear but I thought of this song and played it over and over. I dedicate this song to Jennifer Irvine who was taken away from this world. As the song says, we are given a time and a place in this world, but to live is Christ and to die is gain. One day we will see an end to all of these atrocities because they would have reach their full measure. God will step in and justice and peace will pervade! RIP Jennifer Irvine

  54. Misty

    If i grow, let me grow in you Jesus ❤️ If i’m still, let me hear you speak ❤️ For me to life is Christ!

  55. Patrick Nair

    this is a brilliant song...I love this

  56. look up

    For me to live is Christ to die is gain.

  57. Marty Hall

    sappy don't like it.

    Judy Jackson

    marty hall sometimes you say you hate or dont like the song but in your time of need this is like gold ... it happened adleast once to all of us god bless everyone

  58. Ben Oribe La Paz

    very powerful

  59. Marty Hall

    I heard Paul! He is a true Apostle!

  60. Emanuel Newton

    I love our King.

  61. Jennifer Moon

    love love love LOVE LOVE LOVE this one! :-) :-) :-)

  62. the land shark

    If you're living for CHRIST then dying is gain...

  63. goshinmiko

    Jesus thank you for dying on the cross for me! I am able to love because you loved me first! Your love is never-ending. Your love is overflowing! Let your overflowing love be my motivation for everything that I do! I lay down everything to you Lord!

  64. Delza Adriano

    Very transforming and encouraging God bless you Sidewalk prophets

  65. Rat queen


  66. The_Arc_MineCrafter

    For me to live is christ, to die is to gain! Jesus Christ gave his life so that we may be free, no matter where, what life, but when troubles are coming to each and everyone one of us, live for christ, uphold his teachings and magnify His Glory!

  67. James Upchurch

    Still don't understand what the verse means.

    Jarryd Bates

    Hey James

    This is a short explanation from the ESV study bible on the verse.
    Phil. 1:21 Paul’s life is not a matter of seeking his own comfort or advancement. It is all about seeking the advancement of Christ’s kingdom: to live is tantamount to serving Christ. In fact, to die should be seen as gain, because it would mean that Paul would be freed from his trouble-filled life on earth to rejoice in Christ’s presence.

    Here is some more about the verse
    Matthew Henry's commentary on the verse: "We have here an account of the life and death of blessed Paul: his life was Christ, and his death was gain. Observe, 1. It is the undoubted character of every good Christian that to him to live is Christ. The glory of Christ ought to be the end of our life, the grace of Christ the principle of our life, and the word of Christ the rule of it. The Christian life is derived from Christ, and directed to him. He is the principle, rule, and end of it. 2. All those to whom to live is Christ to them to die will be gain: it is great gain, a present gain, everlasting gain. Death is a great loss to a carnal worldly man; for he loses all his comforts and all his hopes: but to a good Christian it is gain, for it is the end of all his weakness and misery and the perfection of his comforts and accomplishment of his hopes; it delivers him from all the evils of life, and brings him to the possession of the chief good. Or, To me to die is gain; that is, "to the gospel as well as to myself, which will receive a further confirmation by the seal of my blood, as it had before by the labours of my life.’’ So Christ would be magnified by his death, v. 20. Some read the whole expression thus: To me, living and dying, Christ is gain; that is, "I desire no more, neither while I live nor when I die, but to win Christ and be found in him.’’ It might be thought, if death were gain to him, he would be weary of life, and impatient for death. No, says he,I."

    I hope this helps?

    Rudy Limas

    James Upchurch Living for Jesus is better than living itself. When we die we gain eternal life through Jesus's blood.

    To live is Christ, to die is gain.

    How is dying a good thing? If living is christ. Jesus rose from the grave. So dying would be a gain because we'll rise again.

  68. Jayme Waitt

    I want to learn this song on piano

  69. Mickey Grace

    this song has been stuck in my head and i can't sleep from it ugh

  70. vistamar12

    This is beautiful song I love Jesus so much!!


    Maybe God is trying to get your attention

  71. M M

    "My Great Desire Is To Be With You, But This Is The Place You Chose For Me!"

    Love those two lines! <3

  72. Moore, OK Tornado Sirens

    Life is too short....keep an eternal perspective on it and watch "Passion of the Christ" to see what he really went through just to save us

    Dale Stovall

    Zach Beard just think man that doesn't even truly reveal what he went through! The Bible tells us He did not even look like a man. But that movie does let us get a feel for what our Savior went through

  73. Brylee Fox

    I love it when Christians comment on a video.

    maude saintflavin

    It's soo IMPORTANT SPECIALLY when, they are doing videos appropriate to the songs they've been making and also have the foundation of God's words in. That can encourage and also pushing the ones, who are serving God and even the ones who don't know him yet having a thirst for him much more hallelujah! I was soooo disappointed to see someone i used to enjoy his inspiration's songs making a video wich is sooo different from the song. The peoples we're putting in our videos as chritians means a lots depending on, what we are saying in our songs in order to touch hearts and minds. If we're singing concerning the UNSAVED ones this will be different and acceptable.Before to come to Christ, everything from us, can be acceptable the way Jesus is ok with on 2 CORINTHIANS 5:17 But, after a certain times walking with God in Jesus name, we can't be the same! You can learn or read how deep someone faith is on , the way they're doing things for GOD in order to share to his children in Jesus Christ name! I can't thank God enough for whoever who took times to stay ,close to God by living in his word and sanctified themselves in order to offer something very worthy before him in his presence that can bless souls and getting them SAVE in Jesus Christ name ! We can do all by God's helps in Jesus Christ AMEN🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏📖📖📖📖📖📖👍👍👍👍👍👍☺☺☺🎆🎆🎆🙋🙋🙋🙋💗💗💗💗💗

    Abigail Gunter

    Me too.

  74. Patricia Algernon

    I've been reminded recently of how fragile (both others' and my own) life is and how we need to keep an eternal perspective. This song reminds me of that, and how I need to keep my eyes focused on Christ.

    Joshua Samuel Scott-Fawcett

    Patricia Algernon.. Totally true.. God bless

    Si Si

    Amen ! Me too

  75. Michelle Valadez

    I love this song it makes my day happy

  76. Zayy

    Praise Jesus!!! This song brings tears to my eyes! God bless!!!! 😇🙏🏼

  77. Adrienne Ferguson

    I always get bullied no matter what it is. One day I went up to the bully's and said you need Jesus in your heart

    pray to Jesus Christ; He listens

    Adrienne Ferguson well done using your words than your fists, and pointing them to JESUS, nice

    Luis Trujillo

    Adrienne Ferguson Amen

    Stephanie Grace

    Well done be strong and have courage Jesus is with you saying those words u made ur bully know what Love actually is ..its Jesus ...God is love😁 but he hates sin😊

    jaycee Lewis

    What did they do after?!😃

  78. Dominicangirl78

    When All You Have Is God You Have Everything, God Bless You!!!

  79. karen Isaksen


  80. Juanita Johnson

    This is one of the most beautiful songs ever....

  81. Tina abraham

    Philippians 1:21 👊😍 to live is Christ to die is gain. To remember every day every minute

  82. K Way

    Lord Jesus I need you more than ever. I'm tired of losing. Please Lord God hear my cries of pain. Wash me clean and make me in your image.

    David Cantu

    God be with you brother. We serve a God of chances. Many take advantage of that. Its simple either we serve Him or fall back into the World, world that is lost and fading away...

    The Lion Of Judah

    In jesus mighty name Amen brother. 🙏🕊🕊🕊🔥

    Mrs.Jess Rich

    God bless you. He heard you♡♡

    Santos Ibarra

    He will answer your prayer his love is endless I know I'm living proof I was homeless for one year now I have a home and my family I also hated to feel like I was losing but the truth I was never losing I had him the whole time just had to open my eyes and heart and let him take control I'm happy now everyday

    Jeannie Carle

    @Uduakmfon Udo amen and amen!!!

  83. preston e

    god will always be their with you no matterwhat

  84. Markus GH

    My great desire is to be with You... But this is the place You chose for me... 😢


    You are here, so you could experience the great joy of being taken away into God's Loving Embrace.
    Don't give up.. better to suffer here and go into life, than to rejoice over this world and die twice.

    I. Love. You.

  85. Joanna Longtine

    'For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain'. -Philippians 1:21

  86. Andres P

    i went through some hard times and when I heard this song I realized that those problems dont matter but I should only live for christ. I am seventh day adventist and and this song just helps with all the pain but one day there will be no more:)

  87. Keira Lenahan

    I was lost in time thinking about myself and my problems but I found myself helping others. As shy as I am I know I'm here to steer people on the road to Jesus. Many who have given up look at how much further they have to go instead of how far they've come. I look at both and that's what keeps me motivated. I'm on the road to Jesus and next thing I know I'm lost in a pit of sin and mistakes. I try and help but everyone thinks it isn't my problem. Even if it isn't it hurts. The hole in my heart has been stitched up with Jesus' love. I'm glad I can make a difference in lives but doing so is hard. I'm on the line of wether to give up or keep trying to see how much more I can take and because of this song I believe I can keep making that difference and fixing those past mistakes of mine.

    Thank the lord for this band and song. Amen!

    Keira Lenahan

    This is the place the Lord and his son chose for us. There is a calling and the sin of man closes our ears to it and shuts our eyes to all of the signs it gives us. We, sons and daughters of the Lord are here to help open the ears and eyes of the lost and point them in the direction of the Lord.

    Valdi Guintiliano

    Lovely story sweetie, don't give up.. but at the same time stop doing things in our own, it will free you to do things in Jesus' strength, because if you keep doing in your own you will be overwhelmed! But don't give up, you will find healing and happiness by taking care of others, but don't ever forget to take care of yourself as well, yes we make mistakes and we do sin, but he is just and faithful to forgive us, take care and keep going with the good work <3

    blessed daily life

    Keira Lenahan amen!

  88. Jelani Rosario

    God not only touched my heart, but He also ministered to me very personally through the ministry of this song. I had the privilege to sing this Awesome song to the Lord at church this past Friday. More we know that the words of the Apostle Paul through the anointing of The Holy Spirit when he declared, "For me to live is Jesus Christ, to die is to gain." All The Glory and Honor belongs to God. PRAISE HIM!!!!! 🔥🔥🔥 I don't know about anyone else but I feel the Presence of God still moving in many Mighty Ways.

  89. Aheart AfterGod

    Amen!!Hallelujah!! Crucified with Christ, not this world anymore! More of YOU O'LORD ....Less of me...

  90. Ana Peralta

    god is with us

  91. Emman Mardi

    I play tha song over 20time n I'm still listening glory to God for me to live is Christ powerful stronger not ashamed

  92. sundae

    Glory be to God! Living for Jesus is gaining life eternal in heaven when He returns.

  93. Seven Stinker Pots

    I love this song so stinking much

  94. ฯMsRoniฯ

    I woke up this morning hearing this song from the roots of my heart and had to hear it. The lyrics were an added plus. Beautiful 💐. .."Keep Looking ☝".

    James Byers

    Me too!

    M M

    That is just what I did this morning!