Every Honor: a new song from Lugemye music.
In Isaiah 6, the prophet is thrust into the throne room of God and the sight of the glory and majesty of the Lord. This man, who was probably a godly religious individual, comes to a sobering reality of his unworthiness in comparison to this God at whose brightness arch angels cover their eyes.
Every time I have a real encounter with the Lord, I find all my efforts and religiosity fall short! Yet this God who knows my deepest darkest short comings invites me into His presence. Anytime I think I am something; when I think I fast more than most, pray more than most and pat myself on the shoulder; when I am in that mindset, I haven’t truly seen the grandeur of Him who sits on the throne. For the God I serve is a consuming fire before whom no sin is small. He has no obligation towards me, no reason to love me except utter grace. He is the author and perfecter of my faith. Even the realization that I need to repent is a gift from him for in me dwells no good thing (Romans 7:18). It is His goodness that leads me to repentance (Romans 2:4).
The song, “Every honor,” came from an encounter with God in worship, when he met me despite my feeling unworthy because of my own sin. That joy, after coming into his presence cowering because I expected judgment, only to be met with open arms, is something common to all who have been redeemed from the kingdom of darkness into Christ’s marvelous light. He does not treat us as our sins deserve (Psalm 103). We introduced the song to the staff at YWAM San Diego Baja earlier this month. With the help of some good friends, we did a bilingual(English & Spanish) version. And without much prep, we recorded it. Here it is! Hope it blesses you. Please feel free to share the song and join us in this expression of worship! Click here for a free chord chart.