Album: Breath of God (2012)
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  • Randy Stonehill told us that this song is "a call for the church to be unified in praying for Israel."
  • Stonehill co-wrote this with songwriter, Buck Storm. This song forms part of Stonehill and Storm's EP, Breath of God. Stonehill and Storm had previously worked together on Songs For Israel, along with Bob Bennett and Phil Keaggy. Stonehill and Storm enjoyed working together so much, that they decided to write another EP: "And he [Storm] contacted me shortly thereafter and he said, 'Hey, listen, man. Would you be open to exploring the possibility of some co-writing if I was to shoot some stuff across via computer and have you give it a listen?' And I said, 'Sure.' And he did just that. I really was struck by the power and intelligence of his work."
  • Stonehill elaborated on the theme of Breath of God: "As Buck and I looked at the direction the material was taking, he said, 'You know, Randy, I think the thing that's going to make this project cohesive, I think the thing that's calling to our hearts, is to put together a body of work that inspires and awakens the church to recognize that prophecy is being fulfilled in our time. This is an extremely exciting time and Israel is, in God's view, the center of the universe. So why don't we write songs that resonate with that theme without making this project too pointed.' We wanted to create a full project that resonated with that theme and that could be the appropriate follow-up to Songs For Israel, but without being so specific that it seemed redundant."
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