Phil Wickham: 'Your Love Awakens Me'

Phil Wickham

Your Love Awakens Me

Phil Wickham found a strong message in crafting his newest LP, Children Of God, released earlier this year. In his first LP since 2013 which boasted the impactful “This Is Amazing Grace,” Phil questioned his future in music due to vocal cord surgery. Following the operation, Phil heard an undeniable truth from God that he was His child and reminded of the need to trust Him. In this new sense of passion and freedom, Phil wrote the 12 tracks found on Children Of God – among those, his newest single “Your Love Awakens Me.”

Laboring for a year to craft his newest release, Wickham shares of the deeply personal story and intention behind the record. "A year and a half ago I lost my voice and was forced to have surgery on my vocal chords with the risk of not being able to sing professionally again. During the difficulty of that season, God spoke the simple yet massive truth into my heart that He loves me. That He loves us. That we are first and foremost His children. That whatever may come our way we are His children. That whatever we may be faced with, we are His. Many of these songs were written out of this newfound sense of identity."

Click here for the lyrics.

Courtesy Relevant Magazine 

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