Today “Your Mighty Hand” is released on iTunes, a feat we couldn’t have done without the help of many who believe in us, & I have to admit: I’m PROUD of this song. As a piece of art, it is a part of me: my baby, presented before the world… but in this case, that’s not the most important.
This is not just creative self-expression.
It’s not mere entertainment.
Look behind the radio-friendly production & hear the overflow of our hearts: I need God… I need more than simply a far off deity who is powerful enough to spin the world into existence but hardly gives a thought to me now… I need more than a sappy lover who pours out his/her heart in hopes that I’ll respond.
I need God: a big God – King of the Universe – to whom the storms & waves answer with a Word – who not only made it all, but sustains it moment by moment, lest we unravel into nothingness – who not only was active in the beginning, but moment by moment is actively at work in the here and now. I need God: a loving father – my daddy – who it not only able to work miracles on my behalf, but loves me enough to bother – who reaches out His mighty hand to grab me out of the pit & set me upon a firm foundation, even when the whole world beneath me appears to be crumbling away. God, I need Your mighty hand to save me – an anchor firm in raging seas… hold me… never let me go.
Given the faith walk that my wife & I are currently on, I need to be regularly remind of “Your Mighty Hands“.
So, here it is: our prayer to a big, strong, good, Daddy… and a song which will – God-willing – serve Christ’s body well in directing their eyes upwards during these troubling (& promising?) times.
Thanks for giving it a listen. Your prayers for whatever comes next are appreciated. Thanks for being awesome!
Shannon (& Cyle) Lewis
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