You Don't Miss a Thing

Album: We Will Not Be Shaken (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • This track was written and recorded by worship leader Amanda Cook. She explained the tune's meaning to New Release Tuesday: "This song is about placing myself as a human being before the Lord of Lords and being drawn into the reality that even though He's so Majestic and Big, He's Emmanuel, He's with me and He doesn't miss a thing."

    "He's so God, and yet He's so present. That's the mystery for me, living in the tension of that, throwing myself into that mystery and knowing that I am seen and known - to be discovered by Him and discover Him and spend the rest of my life pursuing that reality."
  • Cook said regarding the story behind the song. "For me, I've always been stunned by the very thought of God. The thought of God makes me pause and wonder. If I wonder long enough, I wonder about His greatness and Him being God. It starts to transform my thinking about any situation and thought, or patterns that I am in. It prioritizes everything."

    "With the imaginative language of picturing the slightest movements of God and being completely complete in Himself, full of love and kindness and never stepping outside of those attributes, the slightest movement by God or whisper of God's voice creates an earth shattering reality for myself as a human being. I wanted to express that to Him for myself and how I process that, kind of like a personal psalm."

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