Back story to the song and video.
In 2012, I delivered a message to a Christian community entitled Living in the Divine Parenthesis.
The night before I brought the message, I wrote a song as a companion to the talk which I entitled, “He Has Anointed Us.”
The lyrics are based on Luke 4:16-20 and Ephesians 1:18 through 2:18.
I wrote the song to the tune of Wavin’ Flag by K’naan — a song that Leonard Sweet turned me onto when I visited him in his home one Thanskgiving weekend.
As soon as I heard the song, I told Len that one day I’d write new lyrics for it which glorified the Lord.
(The practice of rewriting lyrics to popular songs by the Christians stretches back to the Reformation, at least.)[Continue Reading…]