Our God (song)

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"Our God"
Single by Chris Tomlin
from the album And If Our God Is For Us...
ReleasedNovember 16, 2010
GenreWorship
Length4:45
Labelsixsteps/Sparrow
Songwriter(s)Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves, Ed Cash, Jonas Myrin
Producer(s)Ed Cash

"Our God" is a song written by Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves, Jonas Myrin, and Matt Redman.[1] The track was originally included on Passion: Awakening, a live record from Passion 10, the 2010 gathering of the Passion Conferences.[2] It was released as a single and spent 10 weeks as No. 1 on Billboard Christian charts.[2] The song is also the opening track on Tomlin's album And If Our God Is For Us... (2010) by CCM.[2] In 2011, Chris Tomlin recorded a remake with the famous Christian rapper, Lecrae.

One of Tomlin's co-writers Matt Redman recorded a version of the song on his 2012 compilation album, Sing Like Never Before: The Essential Collection.[3]

Awards[edit]

At the 2011 Dove Awards, Tomlin was nominated for Song of the Year, and won Worship Song of the Year for "Our God". Tomlin also performed the song at the awards ceremony.[4]

That same year, And If Our God Is For Us... containing the song as its major hit was nominated in the category of Top Christian Album, the song won the title of Top Christian Song, and Tomlin won Top Christian Artist at the Billboard Music Awards.[5]

"Our God" is the No. 5 song on CCLI's Top 25 Songs.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Our God Lyrics and Chords, WorshipTogether, 2015, retrieved 17 June 2015
  2. ^ a b c Our God by Chris Tomlin, Songfacts, 2015, retrieved 17 June 2015
  3. ^ "Matt Redman – Sing Like Never Before: The Essential Collection". Discogs. Retrieved 18 September 2017.
  4. ^ Past Winners, 2011, retrieved 18 June 2015
  5. ^ Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Eminem Top 2011 Billboard Music Awards, Billboard Staff, 22 May 2011, retrieved 18 June 2015
  6. ^ CCLI's Top 25 Songs, CCLI, 2015, retrieved 18 June 2015