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10.03.08 | Battle Hymn of the Republic
We were doing a worship event a little while back, and I felt inspired to sing The Battle Hymn of the Republic. When we sang it the place erupted. The song, written in the 1800¹s, was an anthem for truth and freedom. As we sang the words, my heart was moved. It¹s a call to action. "Be swift my soul to answer Him be jubilant my feet, His truth is marching on", and, "as He died to make men holy let us live to make men free" are a couple of lines that move the soul.
We recorded the song on our last night of worship and it was supposed to be on the "Glory" release but we ran out of time on the CD and cut the song. A few weeks ago I awoke and really felt like we needed to release the song at this critical time. We got the guys together and recorded the tracks, and then drove to Fort Worth to record the Trimble Tech High School Chamber Choir, who did an awesome job. We are so excited about releasing this anthem.
What an incredibly important time in history as we fight for the soul of a nation. The culture is awash in relativism. There is great fear and uncertainty everywhere. This song is one of hope because regardless of what we see around us, His truth marches on. And of His Kingdom there will be no end.
Psalm 43:3 says O send out Your light and Your truth, let them lead me; Let them bring me to Your Holy hill and to Your dwelling places.
If ever there was a time when we need God¹s truth and light to shine on us, it is now. We added a bridge to the battle hymn that says, "Send forth Your truth and Your light O God, cover the nation with praise". It is at this time that we must ask God to guide this nation with light and truth and for us to cover the land with prayer and worship.
We want to blast this song out there as far and wide as we can. It is a free download on our site and we are asking you to get the word out to everybody you know. You can use the "forward to friend" link above to send this to your friends. Have them download it and get their friends to do the same. We want the message to inspire at this time.
SEND OUT YOUR TRUTH AND YOUR LIGHT O GOD. YOUR TRUTH IS MARCHING ON AND ON AND ON..FOREVER.
Bless you guys,