Episode 51 – Song v Song: Review of “Rest on Us” by Maverick City and “O Creative One” by Providence
What We’re Listening To
What are we listening to
- Jenny Oaks Baker
- Crown & Covenant
- Spencer Parsons
- Charlie Grey and Joseph Peach
- Gian Piero Reverberi
- Bonus: Natalie Grant
- Bonus2: European Jazz Trio
Why do song vs. song?
- What is the role of the Holy Spirit in our lives today? | GotQuestions.org
- John 16 ESV – “I have said all these things to you – Bible Gateway
Song vs. Song
Rest on Us
Song by Maverick City Music and UPPERROOM
(When reading through this song, I’m going to skip the “spontaneous” sections, since I assume they were not as diligently/intentionally written as the rest of the song, but we can talk about them on that back end)
[As the Spirit was moving over the waters / Spirit, come move over us / [Come rest on us] x2] x2 Chorus [So come down / Spirit, when You move You make my heart pound / When You fill the room You're here and I know You are moving / I'm here and I know You will fill me] x2 Spontaneous 1 Hey / [Come fill us up] x3 [Verse 1] Verse 2 [Fire and wind, come and do it again / Open up the gates, let Heaven on in / [Come rest on us] x2] x2 [Chorus] Spontaneous 2 Won't You fill me afresh? / Fill me afresh Bridge [Holy Spirit, come rest on us / [You're all we want] x2] x6 [Chorus x2] Spontaneous 3 'Cause You love to meet us here / [Baptize us afresh tonight] x2
O Creative One
Song by Providence Providence Church – Austin
Verse 1 O Spirit of God, come guide / Awaken us to behold the Christ Direct our affections / And hopes to the heavens / O Spirit, guide O Spirit of God, come breathe / Reveal the truth, your wisdom speak Revive and refresh us / By your word and your presence / O Spirit, breathe Chorus Come with your light and your truth / Come sanctify, and renew O Creative One / Renovate our hearts Verse 2 O Spirit of God, come fill / Enable us to do Your will To love justice and mercy / And walk with you humbly / O Spirit, fill To love one another / To worship none other / O Spirit, fill [Chorus] Bridge/Tag [Glory to you, our Counselor / Glory to you, our Comforter Renovate us, Consecrate us / In your power and love] x2
Other Show Links
Check out the Questions for Christian Music Discernment
- Presbygirls #5: On Charity w/ Rosaria Butterfield
- Shasta’s Complaint by Sarah Sparks
- Westminster Confession of Faith 16:3
Their ability to do good works is not at all of themselves, but wholly from the Spirit of Christ. And that they may be enabled thereunto, besides the graces they have already received, there is required an actual influence of the same Holy Spirit to work in them to will and to do of his good pleasure; yet are they not hereupon to grow negligent, as if they were not bound to perform any duty unless upon a special motion of the Spirit; but they ought to be diligent in stirring up the grace of God that is in them.
Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
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