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  • All for Love


    In this reflective song for Communion, Sarah Hart and Dwight Liles help us sing prayerfully of the selfless sacrifice of Christ: “You...
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  • Revive Us, O God


    When the pastoral care ministers of a Catholic hospital asked Jesse to write a song about healing, he gave them “Revive Us, O God.”...
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  • Sacred Silence


    An old theology professor once said that the study of theology should lead us to our knees in silence. Tom Booth shares the story and th...
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  • Ye Sons and Daughters


    Josh Blakesley studied the history of this ancient Easter hymn and he appreciates its place in sacred music. His guitar-driven arrangeme...
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  • Cry Out With Joy/You Will Draw Water


    Josh Blakesley’s setting of Isaiah 12 is a Responsorial Psalm for Advent and for the Easter Vigil. The song’s joyful vibe also makes...
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