Phil Wickham Offers an Intimate Take of Bethel Music's "Raise a Hallelujah"
In this season of lockdown, worship leader and songwriter Phil Wickham has spent time at home recording some of his favorite worship songs. He has released his take of Bethel Music's anthem "Raise a Hallelujah."
Wickham writes: "Thanks to Jonathan Helser, Melissa Helser, Molly Skaggs & Jake Stevens for this massive and moving anthem! What a song! I think my favorite line is "I'll raise a hallelujah louder than the unbelief." It reminds me of the story in Mark 9 where a father is asking Jesus to heal his child. The man says to Jesus "I believe, but help my unbelief!" Who else can relate to this prayer?! I most definitely can. Lord we believe in your healing power and unfailing love. We believe you can part seas and move mountains and heal hearts. Help our unbelief! Lead us into new heights of faith and trust. We raise a hallelujah for we know you are worthy!"
About Phil Wickham
Phil Wickham is, at his core, a humble and sincere artist who writes songs and worships God using the medium of music. It is with that brush that he paints images of a loving and creative God across the canvases of listeners' hearts and minds. The evidence of this gift has been apparent on all of his critically acclaimed efforts: Phil Wickham (2006), Cannons (2007),Heaven & Earth (2009), Response (2011), The Ascension (2013) and Children Of God (2016). His RIAA platinum certified single "This Is Amazing Grace" gave Wickham his first career No. 1, holding the top spot on Billboard's National Christian Audience Chart for 13 consecutive weeks.
The honors continued as the single was named Billboard's 2014 No. 1 Christian Airplay Song of the year and BMI's 2015 Christian Song of the Year. In addition to its success at radio, the song has become a beloved anthem in the modern church, increasing Wickham's recognition as a gifted artist and songwriter with a true heart of worship. Living Hope along with Singalong 4 (LIVE) are available now.
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