The Odd Awed God Laud, Vol. 1

by Odd Church

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1.
Big Thanks 02:19
You didn't have to make dogs cute You didn't have to make food tasty You didn't have to fill the earth with beauty BUT YOU DID BUT YOU DID we don't know exactly how You did it all BUT YOU DID You didn't have to create people You didn't have to make us special You didn't have to teach us how to love BUT YOU DID BUT YOU DID we don't know the tiny details or precisely how you did it all BUT YOU DID BUT YOU DID BUT YOU DID thank You our Lord Jesus You didn't have to come to earth You didn't have to come to earth to be with us You didn't have to die by the hand of Your own creation BUT YOU DID BUT YOU DID BUT YOU DID thank You o Lord Jesus our God You didn't have to let people suffer You didn't have to let people hurt each other but You did but You did we don't know why but we know that justice comes from You and we know that comfort comes from You thank You thank You thank You Lord Jesus
2.
the prophets could not have seen the beauty of this King now in His manger the prophets could not have known that the Word of Life is born now in His manger and I see You now I see You now I see You Immanuel You are the Truth and the Life no one's shunned by the Father/Mother God and I see You now I see You now I see You Immanuel the prophets could not have seen the beauty of this King now in His manger the Word of Life is born now in His manger
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You're the initiator oh we're welcome in Your fold we're welcome in Your fold we're welcome in Your fold You called us into Your presence oh we're welcome in Your fold we're welcome in Your fold we're welcome in Your fold before we even thought about it oh we're welcome in Your fold we're welcome in Your fold we're welcome in Your AH AH AH AHHH (...) and You called our names and You show Your way that's how You can say You're our Shepherd You're our Shepherd You're our Shepherd You're the initiator oh we're welcome in Your fold we're welcome in Your fold we're welcome in Your fold
4.
all that is lifted will be brought low every proud, every lofty heart will know that You and You alone are worthy of a throne from ashes what was sown comes forth a branch when grown will wash away the pride that stains this place all that is broken You have known every lost, every shattered heart You hold and You and You alone are worthy of a throne from ashes what was sown comes forth a branch when grown will wipe away the tears that stain our face Jesus you're our light a light a great great light illuminates the dark of night illuminates the dark of night Jesus you're our light
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Here You Are 03:05
here You are Immanuel, You're living in me softly speaking to my heart here You are Architect, You know me deeply every little facet of my being is defined by you and you say it is good here You are Elohim, You're working through me gently loving through this heart it's really You yea! here You are with the other the suffering yeah here You are with the other the suffering the low down the small fry the outside here You are God of Love, You're living in me bringing comfort through this heart yeah here You are with the other the suffering the low down the small fry the outside the hurting the scoundrel the low down the outside the hungry the bleeding the bad guy the suffering the low down the small fry the outside

about

/!\ _ Watch an animated band perform the entire EP!!! _ /!\

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The Odd Awed God Laud is a new free EP that rests comfortably in the venn sliver between Christian worship, prog rock, and 1990s multimedia CD-ROMs.

The Odd Awed God Laud also features guest lauders Agents of Future, Half-Handed Cloud, and Civilized Creature. Dadgum that's neat!

Finally, if you're interested in online Christian community, check out our discord server at Oddchurch.org!

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released August 17, 2021

I See You Now originally written by Sappo,
featuring vocals by Agents of Future

In Holy Pursuit originally written by
& featuring vocals by Half-Handed Cloud
Djembe by SimonWL

Sing Softly, You Lofty originally written by
& featuring vocals by Civilized Creature

Sing Softly Overture, Big Thanks,
and Here You Are written by Jay Tholen.

Arrangement, Production,
and Animation by Jay Tholen.

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Jay Tholen is a person who can't get a real life prog/art rock band together so he makes electronic music instead.

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