Making A Way

Read: Genesis 12:1-9

One of the most popular Christian worship songs during this worldwide pandemic has been the powerful song titled “Way Maker.”  This song has made its way into our times of worship here at AMC as well.  Even though the song has been released in the U.S. by Michael W. Smith it actually has its roots in the country of Nigeria.  A country where Christians are currently being killed and persecuted almost weekly in the northern part of that country.

Osinachi Kalu Okoro Egbu who also goes by the shorter name of Sinach is the one who wrote this very powerful worship song that is bringing hope and encouragement to the world during this current time of lock downs, illnesses, and deaths from the virus.  The words of the song have been translated into over 50 different languages.  Her video of this song which was recorded back in 2015 has over 158 million views on YouTube.  Here is a link to it…

“Way Maker” video by Sinach

In an interview Sinach says that she wrote this song after reading this passage about Abram from Genesis 12.  God called Abram to leave everything and follow God’s lead to a new land and, a new nation, and become a new people to blessed by God.  Even though there were many trials and tribulations along the way God continued to make a way for his people.  Abram and others could see the Lord “moving in their midst” to bring healing, hope and light in the darkness.  Even when they could not see it at times, God was still working.  May this wonderful song of worship continue to encourage us in those same ways, no matter what may come.

Make it Personal:  Worship music is a wonderful way for us to surround ourselves in God’s Word, God’s Promises, and God’s Hope during our days.   For some it is contemporary worship music, for some it is hymns, and for some it may be other forms of music and lyrics.  Find a way to surround yourself with the encouragement and uplifting nature of music this week.

Have a blessed week,  Glen Rhodes