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ALL THAT IS WITHIN ME | SONG STORY

We shared this new song recently at our weekend worship services at Covenant Church. Our pastor was in a 3-week series on our vision (worship, connect, impact), and on this weekend he was preaching on "Core Worship." His text was Psalm 103. 

As I was sitting in the Saturday evening service taking notes, one line from the first verse really captured my imagination as a songwriter:

Bless the Lord, O my soul,
and all that is within me,
bless His holy name!

The following Monday I sat down at the piano in my church office and began to craft the chorus to the song. The idea that was compelling to me about the line all that is within me, is that it appears to include so much of who we are as a child of God and as a human being. When we come to worship the Lord we bring all that we've been through up to that point in life. That idea is what I had in mind as I sat at the piano and crafted this chorus:

Let all that is within me bless Your name,
every broken part, every breath I take.
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