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AcaDisc #153- Beginnings by Northtown Church Praise Team

Original Release: 2005 Northtown Church
Available through Northtown Church
Executive Producer: John McAdams
Producers: Entire Praise Team
Engineer: Pat Lilley
Technical Assistant: Duane Rhodebeck
Recorded and Mixed at: Nexus Studios - Waukesha, WI
Art Direction: Jason Cirrincione
Members: Jim Skorik - Vocal Bass, Bass
                 Damian Reed - Vocal Bass, Bass
                 Garrett Bane - Vocal Percussion, Bass
                 Lisa Bane - Tenor
                 Evan Bane - Tenor
                 Jon Beske - Tenor
                 Marilyn Spenner - Alto
                 Connorie Russell - Alto
                 DeLora Bryant - Alto
                 Bonnie Wright - Soprano
                 Michele Haffner - Soprano
                 Peggy Koch - Soprano

Song List

That's Why We Praise Him
You Are My All in All
Hear Our Praises
I Exalt Thee
Holy Spirit Rain Down
You Are My King
Someday
There's a Stirring

That's Why We Praise Him

Words and music: Tommy Walker © 1998 Doulose Publishing (BMI)
Arrangement: Wendy Blakley
This song also appeared on Awesome God: A Cappella Worship by The Acappella Company and Audience of One by Watershed Worship.
Lead: Jon Beske

Lyrics:

He came to live (to live) live a perfect life
He came to be (to be) the living Word of Life
He came to die (to die) so weíd be reconciled
He came to rise (to rise) to show His power and might

Chorus 1:
Thatís why we praise Him
Thatís why we sing
Thatís why we offer Him our everything
Thatís why we bow down and worship this King
ĎCause He gave His everything
ĎCause He gave His everything

He came to live (to live) live again in us
He came to be (to be) our conquering King and friend
He came to heal (to heal) and show the lost ones His love
He came to go (to go) prepare a place for us

Chorus 2:
Thatís why we praise Him
Thatís why we sing (that's why we sing)
Thatís why we offer Him our everything (our everything)
Thatís why we bow (we bow) down and worship this King (and we worship the King)
ĎCause He gave His everything (He gave His everything)
ĎCause He gave His everything

Bridge:
Halle-, Hallelujah (x6, adding parts)

Repeat Chorus 2

Chorus 3:
Thatís why we praise You
Thatís why we sing (that's why we sing)
Thatís why we offer You our everything (our everything)
Thatís why we bow (we bow) down and worship this King (and we worship the King)
ĎCause You gave Your everything (He gave His everything)
ĎCause You gave Your everything (He gave His everything)
ĎCause You gave Your everything

Scriptural Reference:

"And when Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit."  Matthew 27:50

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You Are My All in All

Words and music: Dennis L. Jernigan © 1990 Shepherd's Hart Music (BMI)
Arrangement: Ken Young
This song also appeared on Awesome God: A Cappella Worship by The Acappella Company.
Lead: Jon Beske

Lyrics:

Jesus, Lamb of God
Worthy Is Your Name
Jesus, Lamb of God
Worthy is Your name

Women (Men in Background):
You are my strength when I am weak (Jesus, Lamb of God)
You are the treasure that I seek (Worthy is Your Name)
You are my all in all
Seeking you as a precious jewel (Jesus, Lamb of God)
Lord, to give up Iíd be a fool (Worthy is Your Name)
You are my all in all

Men (Women in Background):
Taking my sin my cross my shame (Jesus, Lamb of God)
Rising again I bless Your name (Worthy is Your Name)
You are my all in all
When I fall down You pick me up (Jesus, Lamb of God)
When I am dry You fill my cup (Worthy is Your Name)
You are my all in all

Jesus, Lamb of God (Oh my Jesus, You are the Lamb of God)
Worthy Is Your Name (Worthy is, worthy is, I wanna praise Your name)
Jesus, Lamb of God (Oh my Jesus, You are the Lamb of God)
Worthy is Your name
Worthy is Your name
Worthy is Your name

Scriptural Reference:

"When he has done this, then the Son himself will be made subject to him who put everything under him, so that God may be all in all."  1 Corinthians 15:28

Hear Our Praises

Words and Music: Reuben Morgan © 1998 Hillsong Publishing (ASCAP)
Arrangement: Wendy Blakley
Lead: Michele Haffner and Jon Beske

Lyrics:

May our homes be filled with dancing (filled with dancing)
May our streets be filled with joy (filled with joy)
May injustice bow to Jesus (bow to Jesus)
As the people turn and pray (turn to pray)

Chorus:
From the mountain (from the mountain) to the valley (to the valley)
Hear our praises (hear our praises) rise to You (they rise to You)
From the heavens (from the heavens) to the nations (to the nations)
Hear our singing (hear our singing) fill the air (it fills the air)

May your light shine in the darkness (in the darkness)
As we walk before the cross (before the cross)
May your glory fill the whole earth (fill the whole earth)
As the waters o'er the seas (waters o'er the seas)

Repeat Chorus (x2)

Hallelujah (hallelujah), hallelujah (hallelujah)
Hallelujah (hallelujah), hallelujah
Hallelujah (hallelujah), hallelujah (hallelujah)
Hallelujah (hallelujah), hallelujah (hallelujah)

Repeat Chorus (x2)

Scriptural Reference:

"This is what the Lord says: 'Sing with joy for Jacob; shout for the foremost of the nations. Make your praises heard, and say, 'O Lord, save your people, the remnant of Israel.''"  Jeremiah 31:7

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I Exalt Thee

Words and Music: Pete Sanchez Jr. © 1977 Gabriel Music, Inc.
Lead: Michele Haffner

Lyrics:

For Thou, O Lord, art high above all the earth
Thou art exalted far above all gods
For Thou, O Lord, art high above all the earth
Thou art exalted far above all gods

Chorus:
I exalt Thee (I exalt Thee), I exalt Thee (I exalt Thee), I exalt Thee (I exalt Thee)
O Lord
I exalt Thee (I exalt Thee), I exalt Thee (I exalt Thee), I exalt Thee (I exalt Thee)
O Lord

Repeat All

Scriptural Reference:

"For thou, O Lord, art most high over all the earth; thou art exalted far above all gods."  Psalm 97:9

Holy Spirit Rain Down

Words and Music: Russell Fragar © 1998 Hillsong Publishing (ASCAP)
Arrangement: Wendy Blakley
This song also appeared on Ordinary Faces by Cross Examined.
Lead: Connorie Russell

Lyrics:

Chorus 1:
Holy Spirit, rain down, rain down
O Comforter and Friend
How we need Your touch again
Holy Spirit, rain down, rain down (rain down, rain down)
Let Your power fall
Let Your voice be heard (let it flow, let if flow)
Come and change our hearts
As we stand on Your word
Holy Spirit, rain down

Chorus 2:
Holy Spirit, rain down, rain down (rain down)
O Comforter and Friend (won't You touch, won't You touch)
How we need Your touch again
Holy Spirit, rain down, rain down (rain down, rain down)
Let Your power fall
Let Your voice be heard (let it flow, let if flow)
Come and change our hearts
As we stand on Your word
Holy Spirit, rain down (rain down)

No eye has seen (no eye), no ear has heard (no ear)
No mind can know what God has in store
So open up heaven, open it wide
Over Your church and over our lives

Chorus 3:
Holy Spirit, rain down, rain down (rain down, rain down)
O Comforter and Friend (won't You touch, won't You touch)
How we need Your touch again
Holy Spirit, rain down, rain down
Let Your power fall
Let Your voice be heard
Come and change our hearts
As we stand on Your word
Holy Spirit, rain down

Holy Spirit, rain down, rain down

Scriptural Reference:

"Then I will send rain on your land in its season, both autumn and spring rains, so that you may gather in your grain, new wine and oil."  Deuteronomy 11:14
"Let my teaching fall like rain and my words descend like dew, like showers on new grass, like abundant rain on tender plants."  Deuteronomy 32:2
"You heavens above, rain down righteousness; let the clouds shower it down. Let the earth open wide, let salvation spring up, let righteousness grow with it; I, the Lord, have created it."  Isaiah 45:8

You Are My King

Words and Music: Billy Goote © 1996 Worshiptogether.com Songs (ASCAP)
Arrangement: Northtown Church Praise Team
Lead: Jon Beske

Lyrics:

I'm forgiven, because You were forsaken
I'm accepted, You were condemned
I'm alive and well, Your spirit lives within me
Because you died and rose again

Repeat Verse

Chorus:
(Amazing love) Amazing love, how can it be? (Now how can it be?)
That You, my King, would die for me (would die for me)
(Amazing love) Amazing love, I know its true (now I know it's true)
Its my joy to honor you
(Amazing love) Amazing love, how can it be? (Now how can it be?)
That You, my King, would die for me (would die for me)
(Amazing love) Amazing love, I know its true (now I know it's true)
Its my joy to honor you (let me honor You)
In all I do (in all I do), let me honor You

I'm forgiven (I'm forgiven), because You were forsaken (You were forsaken)
I'm accepted (I'm accepted), You were condemned (and I'm alive and well)
I'm alive and well, Your spirit lives within me
Because you died and rose again

Repeat Chorus

You are my King (You are my King)
Jesus, You are my King (my Jesus, You are my King)
You are my King (oh You, You are my King)
Jesus, You are my King (Jesus, You are my King)

(Amazing love) Amazing love, how can it be? (Now how can it be?)
That You, my King, would die for me (would die for me)
(Amazing love) Amazing love, I know its true (now I know it's true)
Its my joy to honor you (let me honor You)
In all I do (in all I do), let me honor You
(In all I do) In all I do, (let me honor You) let me honor You
In all I do (in all I do), I honor You

Scriptural Reference:

"You are my King and my God, who decrees victories for Jacob."  Psalm 44:4

Someday

Words and Music: Public Domain
Lead: Michele Haffner

Lyrics:

Sopranos:
Someday, someday
Someday, someday

Add Altos:
Peace and joy and happiness
No more sorrow, someday

Add Tenors:
Gotta be ready when He calls my name, gotta be ready when He calls my name
Gotta be ready when He calls my name, someday

Add Bass:
Trumpets will sound and the dead shall rise
Walk the streets of gold, someday

Repeat All Parts

All Sing Soprano Part

All Sing Alto Part

All Sing Tenor Part

All Sing Bass Part

Repeat All Parts

Basses Drop Out, Repeat Other Parts

Tenors Drop Out, Repeat Other Parts

Altos Drop Out, Repeat Soprano Line Only

Scriptural Reference:

"Our present troubles are quite small and won't last very long.  Yet they produce for us an immeasurably great glory that will last forever!"  2 Corinthians 4:17

There's a Stirring

Words and Music: Anne Herring © 1992 Latter Rain Music (ASCAP)
Arrangement: Ken Young
Lead: Jon Beske

Lyrics:

There's a stirring deep within me
Could it be my time has come
When I'll see my gracious savior face to face when all is done
Is that His voice I am hearing?
"Come away, my precious one"
Is He calling me?
Is He calling me?

Chorus 1:
I will rise up (I'll rise up), (I'll) rise up
Then I'll bow down (and bow down)
Lay my crown (and lay my crown)
At His feet (at His wounded feet)

There's a stirring deep within me
Could it be my time has come
When I'll see my gracious savior face to face when all is done
Is that His voice I am hearing?
"Come away, my precious one"
Is He calling me? (Is He calling me?)
Is He calling me? (Is He calling me?)

Chorus 2:
I will rise up (I'll rise up), (I'll) rise up (I will rise up, I will rise up)
Then I'll bow down (and bow down) (Then I'll bow down)
Lay my crown (and lay my crown)
At His feet (at His wounded feet)

Repeat Chorus 2

There's a stirring deep within me

Scriptural Reference:

"The nations were angry; and your wrath has come.  The time has come for judging the dead, and for rewarding your servants the prophets and your saints and those who reverence your name, both small and great - and for destroying those who destroy the earth."  Revelation 11:18

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Special thanks for additions and/or corrections to: John McAdams

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