I love music that stirs me to pour out my hear to God…music that reminds me of the truth of God’s Word and His character and the hope we have because of the cross. Jeremy Camp’s new worship album We Cry Out: The Worship Project which will be released on August 24th does exactly that.
Hope is here
Shout the news to everyone
It’s a new day peace has come
Mercy triumphs at the cross
Love has come to rescue us
We Cry Out: The Worship Project begins with the lyrics above (Jesus Saves) and includes beautiful arrangements of worship favorites like Mighty To Save (love this song) and You Never Let Go as well as originals like King Jesus and Unrestrained.
There’s evidence that everyone else feels otherwise—he has sold three million records, charted nineteen No. 1 hits, GRAMMY-nominated and won several major Dove Awards—but Jeremy Camp is tired of himself. Not in any self-deprecating way, but in that positive spiritual sense to which we should all aspire. You can hear him working this out on his sixth recording, We Cry Out: The Worship Project.
“It’s common to say, ‘It’s not about me, God. It’s about You.’ Yet I’m really at that point right now,” Jeremy admits. “The Lord says in Jeremiah 29:13, ‘You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.’ But we live in such a distracted society; we let the world’s noise divide our focus and our hearts. Our generation is in desperate need of crying out to God.”
To get himself out of the way, Camp, a rock artist who’s also an ordained minister, makes an intentional return to worship on We Cry Out just as he did for his second album, Carried Me. In this familiar setting, he often steps back from self-written tunes, choosing instead to celebrate and share the latest praise songs by others that have been stirring his own spirit toward revival.
What a refreshing view! I’m very impressed by Jeremy Camp and this new worship album. I had the privilege of interviewing Jeremy’s wife, Adie Camp in March and was encouraged by her heart for her God, her heart for her family, and her heart for people (Check out my interview with Adie Camp) and I have been encouraged by Jeremy’s heart as well! I hope you will check out We Cry Out: The Worship Project!
Disclosure: I received a copy of We Cry Out: The Worship Project free of charge for review purposes. All opinions expressed here were truthful and my own! No other compensation was received!