THE LORD IS MY  LIGHT

 

Hear my voice when I call, O Lord

My heart proclaims “Seek His face!"

Your face, O Lord, I will seek

Teach me Your ways, O Lord

 

The Lord is my light and my salvation

The Lord is the stronghold of my life

The Lord is my light and my salvation

Take heart and wait upon the Lord

Take heart and wait upon the Lord

 

One thing I ask, one thing I seek

To dwell with You all my life

To gaze upon the beauty of my Lord

To seek Him in His courts

 

The earth is the Lords                  He is the Lord

And all that dwells therein     The Lord of my life

Sing praise to the King              I will sing praise

And bow be-fore His Name       Sing His praise

 

You are my Lord

 

Copyright © 2005 Robert A. Weber III (CCLI, ASCAP)

Scripture taken from the HOLY BIBLE, New INTERNATIONAL VERSION. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible

Society. Used by permission of Zondervan Publishing House.

 

This song was surprisingly difficult to write. The first verse and the chorus came to me at the same time, driving home one day from work. I sat down at the piano and couldn’t get them to jive. When I transitioned from the verse to the chorus it was too jarring and didn’t flow. Eventually I decided that they must be parts to two different songs.

As my concert recording neared, however, I was playing with Paul Baloche’s I See the Lord. I had been wanting to write a song with an anthem feel to end the concert. I put this feel to both the verse and chorus of this song and, viola, it all came together.

The bridge is written and recorded as two parts – a lead and a response. I have done this song in worship, however, without the response (no other singers with me) and it works just fine.

This is one of my favorite songs, and I hope you enjoy it as well.

 

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