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  • “There’s a Stirring”
    • Donnie Cruz (no login)
      Posted Dec 20, 2004 2:47 AM

      Thanks for posting the words to the song as requested.

      I did not find it in “SONGS OF FAITH AND PRAISE,” (Howard Publishing Co, Inc., West Monroe, LA), although this “hymnbook” includes several contemporary musical pieces from Charismatic sources such as “Integrity’s Hosanna! Music / Integrity’s Praise Music” … “Maranatha! Music” … “Hallal Music” … etc.

      I did find it in Howard Publishing’s other set of all-contemporary songbook:
        HALLAL
        SINGER’S WORSHIP SERIES
        VOLUMES 7-12
        A Collection of Contemporary Songs for Praise & Worship
      On the back of the book, it says:
        “Praise and worship music that impacts your life—that is the comment shared time and time again by people whose lives have been touched by the Hallal Singer’s Worship Series. For years, Ken Young and the gifted Hallal Singers [wonder if this group is Keith Lancaster’s Acappella Singers’ business competition, d.c.] have sung and recorded some of today’s most powerful contemporary Christian music. This book includes the songs from … Hallal’s audio recordings. In this format you can have these stirring songs [emph., d.c.] at your fingertips and can learn them as you listen to the recorded series….”
      Now, I recall that “There’s a Stirring” is one of those “stirring” songs that Madison’s “Worship Leader” and his “Praise Team” sing, and I have “listened to” them. Please note that anytime there are microphones used in musical concerts in public places or in a church building, there is noise (well, let’s just say … “sound”) domination. Oh, yes, the emotion-driven lead/soprano part dominates especially when she or they are singing the repeated question in “Is He calling me? Is He calling me?” [“me” is a high note and prolonged].

      BTW, contemporary “Christian” music is big business—and that is common knowledge. No proof is necessary, but for track listing/audio clips or other titles by Annie Herring, artist/writer of “There’s a Stirring,” here are the following links:
      Yes, the day of judgment is coming. Yes, “we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ” (2 Cor. 5:10). But I really question “lay[ing] my crown at His wounded feet.” The crown of “rejoicing” (I Thess. 2:19), of righteousness, of life … is a promise to be received by the faithful.
      • “In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began…” (Titus 1:2, KJV)

      • “That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.” [Titus 3:7, KJV]

      • “And this is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life.” [I John 2:25, KJV]

      • “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: [8] Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.” [II Tim. 4:7-8, KJV]

      • “Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.” [James 1:12, KJV]

      • “And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.” [I Peter 5:4, KJV]

      • “…Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. ” [Rev. 2:10, KJV]
      Donnie
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