Matthew Stemme

Matthew Stemme

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Country - General | Clayton, North Carolina, United States
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Member Since: 2010
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52

Song Description

That sacred bravery which the Holy Spirit breathes into the child of God makes him cry Abba Father and in the spirt of adoption he lifts up his face unto God. -C.H. Spurgeon Hosea 10:12 New International Version (NIV) 12 Sow righteousness for yourselves, reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unplowed ground; for it is time to seek the LORD, until he comes and showers his righteousness on you. Lamentations 3:22-24 English Standard Version (ESV) 22 The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases;[a] his mercies never come to an end; 23 they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. 24 "The LORD is my portion," says my soul, "therefore I will hope in him."

Story Behind the Song

Written in a time of dark depression and crushing anxiety. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, "Abba! Father!" -Romans 8:15

Broadjam Member Reviews

Beautiful singing, lead and harmonies.
Nice simple but clear piano playing in support of the voicing.
Very heart-felt and moving emotion and spirituality in the vocals.

    - Stanford

I don't feel I know this genre, enough to make an fair comment.

    - O. L. Dub
Lyrics

Abba Father, I am yours
Standing on the mountain top
0r Crying on the bedroom floor

Abba Father, have Your will
Turn up this hardened ground
By the grace you till

Abba Father, I am yours
I am yours, Abba Father

Abba Father, come walk with me
Along the narrow path
Through the autumn leaves

Oh, Abba Father, come my way
And as I wait for you
Bring your righteous rain

Abba Father, I am yours
I am yours, Abba Father

The Lord is my portion, sings my soul
New every morning and gives me hope

Abba father, I am yours
I am yours, Abba Father
Abba father, I am yours
I am yours, Abba Father

I am yours, Abba Father

Associated Videos

Video - Abba Father
Abba Father

This was written during a time of dark depression and relentless anxiety. Had my faith failed me? Was God present in my despair? The following is the song's progression. I was reading Scripture as much as I was able and trying desperately to hold on and ponder it. When a friend told me about Brennan Manning's prayer. Now on the other side, I endeavored to get it produced in hope it offers encouragement to a struggling Soul. With God, you will get through this... Brennan Manning prayed this centering prayer each morning and each night for many years. He taught it to others. You breath in as you say "Abba" and you breath out as you say "I belong to You." You repeat it as you center yourself and think about God, our Abba, our Daddy, and the truth that you are His beloved child. For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, "Abba! Father!" -Romans 8:15 Hosea 10:12 12 Sow righteousness for yourselves, reap the fruit of unfailing love, and break up your unplowed ground; for it is time to seek the LORD, until he comes and showers his righteousness on you. Lamentations 3:22-24 22 The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases;[a] his mercies never come to an end; 23 they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. 24 "The LORD is my portion," says my soul, "therefore I will hope in him." That sacred bravery which the Holy Spirit breathes into the child of God makes him cry Abba Father and in the spirt of adoption he lifts up his face unto God. -Spurgeon

Song Length
3:06
Genres
Folk - Religious, Unique - Gospel


Lyric Credits Matthew Stemme