A Mighty Fortress!

phpThumb_generated_thumbnailjpgI just had one of those experiences when God spoke to me through a song!  I was driving up to Seaton House of Prayer for a personal vision day, and put a new CD in my player.  The artist is someone I had heard of before, Christy Nockels, but the song was brand new.  It is called "A Mighty Fortress" and you absolutely need to watch it (click here to watch a YouTube video with the song)  I've had it on repeat ever since, and it stirs my soul to worship.  

What struck me was the lyrics, declaring God as supreme over all.  This is a reminder I need daily.  His kingdom will not end.  It's not up to us to convince people of His existence and power.  God is God. . . always was, always is, and always will be.  The Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end.  I AM.  Look at the lyrics. 


Our God is, a consuming fire, 
A burning holy Flame, with glory and freedom
Our God is, the only righteous judge,
Ruling over us with kindness and wisdom

We will keep our eyes on You
We will keep our eyes on You

A mighty fortress is our God
A sacred refuge is Your Name
Your Kingdom is unshakable
With You forever we will reign

Our God is, jealous for His own
None could comprehend, His love and His mercy
Our God is exalted on His throne
High above the heavens
Forever He’s worthy...

We will keep our eyes on You
We will keep our eyes on You
So we can set our hearts on You
Lord we will set our hearts on You!

Written by Nathan and Christy Nockels
© 2009 worshiptogether.com Songs / sixsteps Music

I've asked Josh to introduce this to our church family because I believe it's a song that reflects the journey of our church, who we are and where we're going, built on the solid truths of our God as the mighty fortress!

May your life be ambushed by songs that minister deeply into your soul!  When you find them, pass them onto us :)

Know you are loved. 

Pastor Mike Penninga