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One Of Us from EMU Music

EMU Music are releasing some older material as Youtube clips.
One Of Us is from the album Advent.
I don’t think it lends itself to congregational song, at least in this arrangement.
It’s composed by Nicky Chiswell, the vocals were sung by someone else who I can’t place.
I don’t think it was Sarah?
I’ll look the at the CD when I’m in my other study.


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Hold On – Sunday Songs

Hold On by Nicky Chiswell features on EMU Music’s album Worthy.
All the characteristics of Chiswell’s work: sound poetic lyrics and a strong melody.

The lyrics:
Verse 1
We have this treasure in jars of clay
To show all power is God’s
We are afflicted in every way
But we will never give up
Struck down…but not destroyed
Hold on for His glory
Chorus 1
Let’s take up our cross
Let’s take up His word
And hold out the Light of life
to this world
Light up the dark
Make Jesus known
He’s always with us
Hold on
Verse 2
We believe and so we speak out
But it’s not about us
We proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord
He has shone in our hearts
Struck down…but not destroyed
Hold on for His glory
Bridge
And though our bodies are wasting away
Our inner selves are renewed everyday
And though our bodies are wasting away
Our inner selves are renewed everyday
Struck down…but not destroyed
Hold on for His glory
Verse 2
Let’s take up our cross
Let’s take up His word
Let’s hold out the Light of life
to this world
Light up the dark
Make Jesus known
He’s always with us….

Let’s take up our cross
Let’s take up His word
And hold out the Light of life
to this world
Light up the dark
Make Jesus known
He’s always with us….
Hold on

Words & Music: Nicky Chiswell
© 2014 Chiswell, Nicky


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Worthy – New Release From EMU Music

Worthy the latest release from EMU Music features Rob Smith and Nicky Chiswell, two of their strongest early contributors.
Their contributions to EMU albums of late have been more limited, so I’ll be interested to hear what they’re sounding like now.