Category Archives: FAWM 2020

Psalm 37: An Antiphonal Acrostic

A number of months ago, my mom mentioned that Psalm 37 is one of her favorite scriptures, so I thought I’d set it to music. Little did I realize what an undertaking it would turn out to be!  You see, … Continue reading

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T. L. Moody: Will Rise in Spring

Another collaboration with Tammy Moody. Like many of her songs, this one features vivid images of nature. In this, she takes us through the seasons, ultimately connecting spring’s budding new life to our hope of resurrection in Christ. Besides writing … Continue reading

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T. L. Moody: Hands Come Gleaning.

Tammy Moody wrote the lyrics for this new song. I love the way she ties together images of harvesting the land, social justice, and the Lord’s Supper. The more connections we can make between what we do in worship and … Continue reading

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It Is Finished!

Update: Sheet music for this song can be downloaded here. The 7th and final song of The Seven Last Words series is “It is finished.” (John 19:30). These were the final words Christ uttered as he died. It is important … Continue reading

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I Trust My Soul to You

Update 10/2/20: Sheet music for this song can be downloaded here. This is #6 of The Seven Last Words, in which Jesus says, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit.” (Luke 23:46) In the drama of the crucifixion, these … Continue reading

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May We Thirst in You

Update 10/2/20: Sheet music for this song can be downloaded here. “I thirst” is the 5th word from the cross and the 5th song in my series of songs on The Seven Last Words. As I contemplated this short sentence, … Continue reading

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Set Us Free

Update 10/2/20: Sheet music for this song can be downloaded here. This fourth song of the “Seven Last Words” project has Jesus speaking some of the most desolate words of the Bible: “My God, my God, why have you forsaken … Continue reading

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Love One Another

Update 10/6/20: Sheet music for this song can be downloaded here. #3 in the “Seven Last Words of Christ” series. The Gospel of John tells the story this way: “Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, … Continue reading

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By Your Side

Update 10/6/20: Sheet music for this song can be downloaded here. “By Your Side” is song #2 in my Seven Last Words of Christ series. This one is based on Luke 23:43 “Truly, I say to you, today you will … Continue reading

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Forgive Us

Update 10/6/20: Sheet music for this song can be downloaded here. This Lent, Pastor Nate is preaching a series on the seven last words of Christ. I’ve committed to writing a short song to follow each of the seven sermons. … Continue reading

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