Thursday, 6 October 2011

Modern Hymns by GettyMusic

Just wondering if you have heard of Keith and Kristyn Getty?  If not, you probably have heard of their work without even knowing it. Have you sung the modern hymn In Christ Alone? That's theirs and Stuart Townend's.
I love worship music, strong melody and biblical true lyrics take me places in my spirit where I can freely praise and worship the LORD.  I just wanted to share a beautiful hymn these talented folks have written.

By Faith
By faith we see the hand of God
In the light of creation's grand design
In the lives of those who prove His faithfulness
Who walk by faith and not by sight

By faith our fathers roamed the earth
With the power of His promise in their hearts
Of a holy city built by God's own hand
A place where peace and justice reign

We will stand as children of the promise
We will fix our eyes on Him our soul's reward
Till the race is finished and the work is done
We'll walk by faith and not by sight

By faith the prophets saw a day
When the longed-for Messiah would appear
With the power to break the chains of sin and death
And rise triumphant from the grave

By faith the church was called to go
In the power of the Spirit to the lost
To deliver captives and to preach good news
In every corner of the earth

We will stand...

By faith this mountain shall be moved
And the power of the gospel shall prevail
For we know in Christ all things are possible
For all who call upon His name

We will stand...

Words and Music by Keith & Kristyn Getty
& Stuart Townend.

"Keith and Kristyn Getty have been at the forefront of the modern hymn movement over the past decade, demonstrating the ability to successfully bridge the gap between the traditional and contemporary."  You can find out more about their music and ministry Click here to go to their website.

I really value hearing other peoples discoveries of good worship music, great songs, talented songwriters, biblical lyrics. If you have a favourite songs or one that has really touched you, please share.

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