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Dwell – a new worship film meditation

Dwell written underneath a beautiful rainbow

Sometimes God can surprise us with His presence. We read in the bible that He is always present with us – it’s just that we often forget this (or prefer to ignore this truth!) On the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-31) the disciples didn’t even realize it was the risen Jesus who they conversed with, until he broke bread with them.

On one particularly stressful day, I had a moment waiting in the car for my son to come out of school. I just found myself saying “God, thank you for your goodness to me”, over and over again, so much so that I was overwhelmed by the presence of God. Gradually the cloud of anxiety and fear lifted, and I knew in my inner being that I could relax and know that “all shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well”
(Julian of Norwich ca.1342- 1416. Christ is said to have uttered these words to Julian in a near death apparition)

It was in this moment that I sang the first line of “Dwell”. I knew that what I needed to do with the rest of the song was to somehow recreate this peace that I had experienced. I hope that as you listen to the track you will encounter this rest for your soul. But before you do so, I want invite you to get somewhere were you won’t be disturbed for five minutes, switch your mobile off, invite God to speak to you, and then press play:-

This track is the title song from our new prayerscapes album “Dwell”, out now on iTunes, and downloadable from our site here.

The chords, lyrics and full piano score (in E minor) are also available on this page.

10 thoughts on “Dwell – a new worship film meditation

  1. Isabel Preciado

    Beautiful song, relaxing & spiritual, God & our Jesus Christ
    are always walking with us, it’s up to us too believe hard
    and Dwell on what God & Jesus Christ have done for us all. Thank you so much for the song.
    Isabel

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  2. Ev. (Dr.) Temitope Ogunsakin

    This is Divine synergy. Music (sound) Words (sound & thoughts) merging in a revelatory effort as light is shed on a key path to the revelation of God’s wisdom. . There can be no revelation without an intimacy with the word of God.
    Thank you for a great compilation.

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