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AcaDisc #143- Audience of One by Watershed Worship

Original Release: 2002 317records
Available through Watershed Worship
Producer: Chad Bahr and Chris Lindsey
Engineers: Gary Miller, Michael Forehand, and Chad Bahr
Recording Studio:
Mixed by: Gary Miller
Design: Annette Reischl
Members: Todd Dunaway - Bass
                 Tony Brown - Baritone, Vocal Percussion
                 Chris Lindsey - 2nd Tenor
                 Chad Bahr - 2nd Tenor
                 Aaron Johnson - 1st Tenor
Guest Vocalists: Gary Miller, Michael Forehand, Cory Palermo, Hope Owen, Aaron Herman, Laura Ellis, Mitzi Bahr

Song List

Free to Dance
Lord, Reign in Me
Audience of One
That's Why We Praise Him
Start a Fire
Trading My Sorrows
The Joy of the Lord
Sweet Adoration
You Are Holy (Prince of Peace)
We Enter In

Free to Dance

Words and music: Darlene Zschech © 1999 Hillsong Publishing
Arrangement: Jon Owen and Chris Lindsey
Lead: Chris Lindsey

Lyrics:

This song in my heart
This song in my soul
This song I was born to sing
Itís Your song of freedom
Now Iím free to dance again

Iíll sing in the darkness
Iíll laugh in the rain
Rejoice in Your love again
Itís Your song of freedom
Now Iím free to dance again

Bridge:
Your spirit brings me liberty
Your breath of life has set me free

Repeat Verses and Bridge

Chorus:
Jesus your love it lifts me high
Gives me reason to run this race with joy
This song within me Lord will bless Your holy name
Jesus Iíll dance before your throne
Bring this heavenly sound to You alone
The song within me Lord will bless Your holy name

Repeat Verses and Bridge

Repeat Chorus

(Your holy name)
Bless Your holy name (Lord, your worthy)
Will bless Your holy name

Scriptural Reference:

"a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance" Ecclesiastes 3:4

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Lord, Reign in Me

Words and music: Brenton Brown © 1998 Vineyard Songs (UK/Eire)
Arrangement: Jon Owen, Chad Bahr, and Chris Lindsey
This song also appeared on Awesome God: A Cappella Worship by The Acappella Company.
Lead: Chad Bahr

Lyrics:

Over all the earth, You reign on high
Every mountain stream, every sunset sky
But my one request, Lord my only aim
Is that Youíd reign in me again

Chorus:
Lord, reign in me, reign in your power
Over all my dreams, in my darkest hour
You are the Lord of all I am
So wonít you reign in me again

Over every thought, over every word
May my life reflect the beauty of my Lord
ĎCause You mean more to me than any earthly thing
So wonít You reign in me again

Repeat Chorus (x3)

(Yes Holy Father) Reign in me again
(Oh Spirit) Reign in me again

Scriptural Reference:

"You, O Lord, reign forever; your throne endures from generation to generation."  Lamentations 5:19

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Audience of One

Words and music: Chad Bahr © 1998 317records
Lead: Chris Lindsey

Lyrics:

What I want doesnít matter
What I do depends on You
What I become, thatís what matters
What I want doesnít matter
What I do depends on You
What I become, thatís what matters

Chorus:
Who am I to choose
Without Your lead I lose
Thatís why I live to please an audience of One

Bridge:
Holy, holy, holy Lamb of God
Holy, holy, holy Lamb of God

Repeat Verse

Repeat Chorus

Repeat Bridge

Repeat Verse

Repeat Chorus

Scriptural Reference:

"Many seek an audience with a ruler, but it is from the Lord that man gets justice."  Proverbs 29:26

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That's Why We Praise Him

Words and music: Tommy Walker © 1999 Doulos Publishing (BMI)
Arrangement: Kip Long and Jeremy Jarvis
This song also appeared on Awesome God: A Cappella Worship by The Acappella Company and Beginnings by Northtown Church Praise Team.
Lead: Chad Bahr

Lyrics:

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

Chorus:
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
('Cause He) 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

Repeat Chorus

Bridge:
Halle- Hallelujah (repeat 10 times)

Oh Lord thatís why
Thatís why we praise Him (that why we praise Him)
Thatís why we sing (thatís why we sing)
Thatís why we offer Him our everything
Thatís why we bow down (thatís why we bow down) and worship this King
ĎCause He gave His everything
('Cause He) ĎCause He gave His everything
ĎCause He gave His everything
('Cause He) ĎCause He gave His 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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Start a Fire

Words and music: Jason Harrison and Darrin Sasser © 1999 Shadow Spring Music, Inc. (BMI), Jeremy Brashear
Arrangement: Chad Bahr
Lead: Aaron Herman

Lyrics:

Start a fire in me, let the flames run free
Burn away the dross, holy fire of God
Start a fire in me, let the flames run free
Burn away the dross, holy fire of God (holy fire)

Chorus:
So let it begin, let it be new
Let me be used for Your sake
Giving glory to Your name
I can live, knowing that You
You reside in my heart
O Lord you are a fire, fire of God

Repeat Verse and Chorus

Oh yeah, You are the fire

Repeat Chorus (x2)

Yes You are my fire, oh
Lord, You are a fire burning my soul
Sing Lord You are a fire
Lord, You are a fire burning my soul
You are a fire, a fire burning down inside of me
Lord, You are a fire burning my soul
You are a fire, oh You're burning down inside of me
Lord, You are a fire burning my soul
You are a fire, oh yes You are, Lord You are
Lord, You are a fire burning my soul
You are a fire, You are a fire burning down and out of sight
Lord, You are a fire burning my soul
You are fire, a fire Lord oh yeah
Lord, You are a fire burning my soul
You are fire, yeah, oh yes Lord You are
Lord, You are a fire burning my soul
Lord, You are a fire burning my soul [fading]

Scriptural Reference:

"But now, all you who light fires and provide yourselves with flaming torches, go, walk in the light of your fires and of the torches you have set ablaze."  Isaiah 50:11a

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Trading My Sorrows

Words and music: Darrell Evans © 1998 Integrity's Hosanna! Music (ASCAP - Adm. by Integrity Music, Inc.)
Arrangement: Chad Bahr
Lead: Hope Owen

Lyrics:

Chorus:
Iím trading my sorrows, Iím trading my shame
Iím laying them down for the joy of the Lord
Iím trading my sickness, Iím trading my pain
Iím laying down for the joy of the Lord

(And we all say)
Yes, Lord, yes, Lord, yes yes Lord (x2)
Yes, Lord, yes Lord, yes yes Lord, Amen

I am pressed, but not crushed
Persecuted, not abandoned
Struck down but not destroyed
I am blessed beyond the curse for His promise will endure
That His joyís gonna be my strength (be my strength)
Though sorrow may last for a night
His joy comes in the morning

Repeat Chorus

(oh)
Yes, Lord, yes, Lord, yes yes Lord (x2)
Yes, Lord, yes Lord, yes yes Lord, Amen

I am pressed, but not crushed
Persecuted, not abandoned
Struck down but not destroyed
I am blessed beyond the curse for His promise will endure
That His joyís gonna be my strength (be my strength
Though sorrow may last for a night
His joy comes in the morning

Repeat Chorus

(And we all say)
Yes, Lord, yes, Lord, yes yes Lord (x2)
Yes, Lord, yes Lord, (yes yes Lord) yes yes Lord, Amen
Halle-, Halle-, Hallelu
Yes, Lord, yes, Lord, yes yes Lord (x2) (I'm gonna, I'm gonna trade my sorrows) (yes yes Lord)
Yes, Lord, yes Lord, yes yes Lord, Amen
Yes yes, yes yes
Yes, Lord, yes, Lord, yes yes Lord (x2) (yes yes Lord)
Yes, Lord, yes Lord, yes yes Lord, Amen

Scriptural Reference:

"Then maidens will dance and be glad, young men and old as well. I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow."  Jeremiah 31:13

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The Joy of the Lord

Words and music: Twila Paris © 1991 Ariose Music (adm. by Gaither Copyright Mgmt.)
Arrangement: Chad Bahr
Lead: Chris Lindsey

Lyrics:

The joy of the Lord will be my strength
I will not falter, I will not faint
He is my Shepherd, I am not afraid
The joy of the Lord is my strength

Chorus:
The joy of the Lord, the joy of the Lord
The joy of the Lord is my strength
The joy of the Lord, the joy of the Lord
The joy of the Lord is my strength

The joy of the Lord will be my strength
He will uphold me all of my days
I am surrounded by mercy and grace
The joy of the Lord is my strength

Repeat Chorus

The joy of the Lord will be my strength
I will not waiver walking by faith
He will be strong to deliver me safe
The joy of the Lord is my strength

Repeat Chorus

Repeat Verse 1

Repeat Chorus (x2)

The joy of the Lord is my strength (the joy of the Lord)
The joy of the Lord is my strength

Scriptural Reference:

"Nehemiah said, 'Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is sacred to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.'"  Nehemiah 8:10

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Sweet Adoration

Words and music: Lynn Sutter, Brown Bannister, and Dawn Rodgers © 1980 Bug and Bear Music
Arrangement: Chad Bahr
Lead: Chad Bahr

Lyrics:

Sweet adoration flows from Your children
Glory and honor and praise are a part
Of our constant devotion
Love set in motion, For the divine One
Who reigns in our hearts

When I am troubled by heartache and struggle
I come and adore You, You take me away
From all worldly sensation
And endless temptation, all of my trials
Are lost in Your love

Repeat Verse 1

Our constant devotion
Love set in motion, For the divine One
Who regins in our hearts
For the divine One
Who regins in our hearts
For the divine One
Who regins in our hearts

Scriptural Reference:

"Take me away with youólet us hurry! Let the king bring me into his chambers.  [Friends] We rejoice and delight in you; we will praise your love more than wine.  [Beloved] How right they are to adore you!"  Song of Soloman 1:4

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You Are Holy (Prince of Peace)

Words and music: Marc Imboden and Tammy Rhoton © 1994 Barnmusic (ASCAP/CCLI)
Lead: Michael Forehand

Lyrics:

You are holy (You are holy)
You are mighty (You are mighty)
You are worthy (You are worthy)
Worthy of praise (worthy of praise)

I will follow (I will follow)
I will listen (I will listen)
I will love You (I will love You)
All of my days (all of my days)

Men/(Women):
And I will sing to (You are the Lord of Lords)
And worship (You are the King of Kings)
The King who (You are mighty God)
Is worthy (Lord of everything)
I will love and (Youíre Emmanuel)
Adore Him (Youíre the great I Am)
I will bow down (Youíre the Prince of Peace)
Before Him (Who is the Lamb)
And I will sing to (Youíre the living God)
And worship (Youíre my saving grace)
The King who (You will reign forever)
Is worthy (You are Ancient of Days)
I will love and (You are Alpha, Omega)
Adore Him (Beginning and End)
I will bow down (Youíre my Savior, Messiah)
Before Him (Redeemer and Friend)

Youíre my Prince of Peace, and I will live my life for you

Repeat All

Youíre my Prince of Peace, and I will live my life for you

Scriptural Reference:

"Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel."  Psalm 22:3

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We Enter In

Words and music: Donny Limbert © 1991 Tony and Donny Ministries (CCLI)
Arrangement: Chad Bahr
Lead: Cory Palermo

Lyrics:

Let the righteous proclaim (let the righteous proclaim)
Jesus is here (Jesus is here)
So we welcome you now (so we welcome you now)
Draw us near (draw us near)

We behold now Your face (we behold now Your face)
In wonder and awe (in wonder and awe)
Who is like You, O Lord (who is like You, O Lord)
Holy and true (holy and true)

By Your Spirit within we come to enter in
To glorify and bless Your worthy name

Chorus:
We enter in (we enter in), glory to your name
We cry out loud (we cry out loud), ďWorthy is Your nameĒ
We lift our voice (we lift our voice), praise and majesty
For these belong to You, O Lord throughout eternity

Repeat All

Repeat Chorus

For these belong to You, O Lord throughout eternity

Scriptural Reference:

"O Lord God Almighty, who is like you? You are mighty, O Lord, and your faithfulness surrounds you."  Psalm 89:8

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