“Oh that all of our problems would end the moment we give our lives to Christ. After all, the problem of sin – our separation from God – has been solved through the blood of Jesus Christ. But we still get sick. Marriages end. Children die. Our plans, great and small, are disrupted. We grow weary in the battle.”
How’s that for a CD description?
When Integrity Music asked me to preview Sovereign Grace’s new Come Weary Saints project, I was expecting a nice little worship CD in the same vein as dozens of others on the market. You know the kind–nice–but every song sounds like the last. What you’ll find on Come Weary Saints is quite different, songs written to encourage those going through life’s trials and prepare those about to enter a valley season.
Come Weary Saints is an invitation to redirect your focus to the God whose love has been forever demonstrated at the cross of Calvary.
When you think about it, believers are in one of three places: walking into a valley, in the valley, or coming out of a valley. During the valley times when we’re staring up at the ceiling because the rug of life has been ripped out from under our feet, our focus must be solely on Jesus. It’s hard to find songs of worship that address the difficulties in life and yet glorify God.
Powerful lyrics coupled with intimate music on Come Weary Saints remind us He alone is good, faithful, and Sovereign–no matter what our day brings. Come Weary Saints confronts head-on our brokenness, great need, and desire to worship our Redeemer in the midst of life’s greatest challenges.
Come Weary Saints has thirteen songs focused entirely on worshipping Jesus through the trials and suffering in life. My pastor says to take whatever problem we have and double, triple, quadruple it–God is still bigger. Come Weary Saints reminds listeners of this powerful truth.
It’s a CD you’ll find yourself listening to over and over again–and passing along to friends in need of encouragement. There are few worship CDs I call favorites, but Come Weary Saints earned the title. Not since Hillsong’s Shout to the Lord or Desperation Band’s Counting on God (another CD born of difficult times) have I listened to a project that brings such an intense desire to fall on my face and worship.
In the end that’s what it’s all about–worshipping Jesus.
Integrity Music has graciously offered MMCW readers a free download from Come Weary Saints entitled Glorious. It is available for you to download from our site here for the next seven days. Enjoy!
In addition, Integrity will be giving away FIVE Come Weary Saints CDs to you our listeners! Simply comment on this post with anything you would like to say. On Saturday, April 17th I will choose five winners using Random.org and announce the winners. Winners will have three business days to email me back with their mailing address. CDs will be shipped directly from Integrity Music.
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|Come Weary Saints CDBy Integrity Music
Come Weary Saints is an invitation to redirect your focus to the God whose love has been forever demonstrated at the cross of Calvary. As you listen to these songs, may your faith and joy in the Savior be strengthened for the challenges you face, now or in the future.