Rest by Awestruck Worship
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We are giving this song away for free, but please consider donating as all the proceeds will go directly towards the NCBM Disaster Relief to help the people directly affected in Oklahoma. This song was written in a time of grief right after a good friend of mine died suddenly in his mid-40's from a heart attack last September, 2012. Often when these things happen, we question God first as if he doesn't know what's best. I struggled with this and was very angry and confused knowing there were thousands of people out there who, in my opinion, were honestly just terrible human beings... but for some reason, God in His infinite wisdom decided to take one of the greatest people I had ever met at way too early an age. Danny was a kind-hearted, generous and hard-working leader and had made an impact further than he ever imagined. These lyrics are raw, written from my perspective as I tried to reason why this had happened. The line I kept landing on was "it's by Your grace we are but a breath away". We are not guaranteed tomorrow, so we need to trust God when we don't understand what happens in the now. He knows all, and in His just and perfect nature He gives and He takes away (Job 1:21). I think these words fit perfectly when natural disasters hit such as the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma and there are no answers, just pain and suffering. This was a devastating event and I can't imagine what some of the victims and their families are going through right now! The only thing I know is when I am broken and feel alone, the only place I can find true rest is in God's arms by spending time in His word and in prayer.
Credits
Lyrics and music by Tyler Ricketts Performed by Awestruck Worship Album artwork by Holly Ricketts
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