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My Utmost for His Highest the Covenant
Various Artists
My Utmost for His Highest the Covenant
Genres: Pop, Christian & Gospel, Gospel
 
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All Artists: Various Artists
Title: My Utmost for His Highest the Covenant
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 3
Label: © 1996 Myrrh Records / Word Inc.
Original Release Date: 4/23/1996
Release Date: 4/23/1996
Genres: Pop, Christian & Gospel, Gospel
Styles: Compilations, Pop & Contemporary
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 074646760826, 074646760840, 080688411367

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An overlooked masterpiece.
Mark Baker | Santa Clarita, CA United States | 03/22/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This CD was released 8 months after the huge success of the first My Utmost for His Highest project. Unfortunately, it failed to sell in the same numbers as the first. I will admit that at first, I didn't like it as much as the first. But it has grown on me, and now I like it more.In my mind, one of the reasons it failed to sell in the same numbers as the first is that it doesn't have the name recognition the first did. While the first had Amy Grant, 4Him, Point of Grace, etc., this one has Anointed, Clay Crosse, Greg Long, and Lisa Bevill, among others. Michael W. Smith does make a return visit for two songs, the incredible SOMEDAY (SET THE CHILDREN FREE) and a recording with Anointed of JOYFUL, JOYFUL that's similar to Crown Him with Many Crowns from I'll Lead You Home.Still, the reason this CD is so powerful is because of the overall theme and message of the songs. The idea was to release a collection around God's covenant with us and our response to it. When I really sat down and listened to the CD with that in mind, I was blown away. Some of the lyrics include: "I have made a promise/And so it will be...I belong to you/And you to Me." "I say it's a promise/A covenant, a destiny/I will come to set My children free." Susan Ashton contributes a beautiful version of Psalm 121 taken almost word for word from the Revised Standard Version of the Bible. By the time I reach the response to God, I find it easy to be praying "I promise all of my ways" and can claim the promise that "We will follow You, knowing You'll lead us through." The two instrumental songs, incorporating melodies from the other songs, add to the reflective mood.This CD belongs in every Christian home. It is a great reminder of Who is ultimately in control of our lives and our world, and what He has promised to those who believe in Him."
Fantastic!
Mark Baker | 05/28/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I loved this CD as much as the first one. If you have read Oswald Chamber's book, heard the first CD or are looking for an inspirational religious CD with music to please every taste, you have to buy this CD!"
When I'm tired or low, this CD definitely lifts my spirit!
Mark Baker | 07/14/1999
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The technical mixing of the CD is top quality! We have a surround sound home theater system, and you can hear every instrument and voice distinctly. The separation is superb! The music is annointed and Jesus' presence enters as you praise Him and listen to this music. I would highly recommend this CD to anyone that wants to enter into God's presence."