Top Song on the Mel: Celebrate Redemption with “Never Wanna Go Back”

When life gets busy, it can be easy to take our redemption in Christ for granted. The joy that we once felt when pondering our new and redeemed life as believers may have lost its intensity. May Angeles and Kevin Jones remind us of the gift of redemption in their song, “Never Wanna Go Back.” The lyrics in the chorus aim to renew that sense of awe and gratitude in Christians as we consider our new lives in Christ:

“I never wanna go back

There’s something better

It gives me hope that will last

It lasts forever

I leave my guilt in the past

and now my future

Is in the cross, in the cross.”

The lyrics go deeper than this in the next verse when they praise God for His new mercies every morning and his goodness that works for us. Do you ever wake up in the morning remembering a mistake that you made the previous day or even earlier that week? Or maybe remember something negative that happened? I know I do! Sometimes I wake up and just wish I could go right back to sleep and forget about the memory or the mistake I made.

Here is the thing . . . every day that we wake up is a new chance for us. God’s mercies are new every day of our lives–every day! This means that He has something for us each day, and it is good. So, next time you wake up with that feeling of dread or regret, remember that God has given you another opportunity. Use that day to glorify Him and celebrate the new life we are given in Christ!

Check out the other 98.5 top songs of the week below !


ArtistSong
1May AngelesNever Wanna Go Back
2Dante BoweBe Alright
3JudahThe Getting Through
4TedashiiLights In the City
5Yam HausWhatever It Is
6Marcus RogersDrippin’
7CrowderHigher Power w/Hulvey
8Ellie HolcombI Don’t Want to Miss It
9Gray HavensIt’s Possible
10JudahJust Because
11FuturesJust So Good
12Sarah ReevesNot My Style (R3HAB remix)
13Evan CraftReborn
14Zoe MusicSomebody
15Wilder WoodsLong Night Coming
16Phil JSpotlight
17Lundi, WandeFaithful
18Apollo LTDSunday Morning Feeling
19Twenty One PilotsSaturday
20NEEDTOBREATHESunshine
21Colony HouseLights On
22BlancaEven At My Worst
23Advent BirminghamUp from My Youth
24CrowderHe Is
25NEEDTOBREATHEI Wanna Remember (w/ Carrie Underwood)
26Ellie Holcomb, Bear RinehartSweet Ever After
27Colony HouseAutomatic
28Apollo LTDHeart Believes
29Yam HausSir Duke
30Tauren WellsUntil Grace
31Social Club MisfitsConmigo
32Danny GokeyDo For Love w/Angie Rose
33Mat KearneyI Don’t Really Care
34Royce LovettKeep Moving
35Courtnie RamirezLife is Good
36Ellie HolcombStronger
37Charlie PeacockThe Captain
38Jonathan TraylorYou Get The Glory
39Neon FeatherYou Show Me Love-
40NEEDTOBREATHECarry Me (feat. John Foreman)
41Judah & the LionHelp Me To Feel Again
42Tori HarperHorizon (Neon Feather Mix)
43Phil JJOY
44Sandra McCrackenOne
45Marcus RogersYahweh
46All Creatureswonder working
47J-NibbAll God
48Sarah ReevesAnother Love Song w/Rigg Remix
49Common Hymnal & Sharon IrvingOur Psalm 23
50Phil JPassion
51for King and Country ft. EchosmithRelate
52Marcus RogersSing Glory
53Trip LeeYou Got It
54Switchfootfluorescent
55Apollo LTDBetter
56Jason Gray (Local)Bring It All
57Reece LacheDown Too Long
58116, Alex Zurdo, Redimi2, Lecrae & FunkyLa Fiesta (Remix)
59CrowderSweet Jesus
60Spencer KaneTIDAL WAVE
61Angie Rose, LimoblazeUnstoppable (Do It Again)
62Ross KingBuild the House
63Marcus RogersChild of the King
64JudahHallelujah’s Song (Psalm 103)
65116Never Give Up
66SVRCINA (Sur-Cee-Nah)Unstable
67Andrew RippEvergreen
68Dante BoweJoyful
69Phil JOH MY GOSH
70Zoe MusicBe Okay
71Bridge WorshipAttention
72HulveyReasons
73Sarah ReevesAnxious (Mokita Remix)
74Tina BoonstraCity of Doubt
75NFClouds
76Jon ForemanEducation
77Devon GilfillianGet Out and Get It
78HulveyHeaven Up Above
79Toby MacHelp Is On The Way (Maybe Midnight)
80NFLost
81Mat KearneySay It Now
82Bridge WorshipTill The Walls Fall (Neon Feather Remix)
83Tori KellyUnbothered
84BlancaZone
85Jon ForemanA Place Called Earth (w/ Lauren Daigle)
86Ellie HolcombCanyon
87MiroursColorful Love
88Petey Martin. Lauren DaigleCome Back Home
89Royce LovettEveryday Problems
90Drew & Ellie HolcombFeels Like Home
91Apollo LTDGood Day (w/ Social Club Misfits)
92Royce LovettGrace Came Running
93Ryan Lee JonesHelp!
94Petey Martin, Wilder WoodsKeep It Simple
95Matthew TuckL.O.V.E.
96Edgar Sandoval JrLIFE
97Phil JLove Your Neighbor
98Yam HausNovocaine
99Apollo LTDPatient
100Mat KearneyPowerless

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