Saturday, February 27, 2010

TSMSS - An Oldie but Goodie

In the early days of contemporary Christian music (30 plus years ago!), Dallas Holm was a popular singer and composers. Of course, Rise Again is arguably his most familiar classic. But he had other songs that were also well-known.

Here's one that I haven't heard in many years but have always loved. It's a beautiful reassurance that, no matter what happens, we are never out of God's loving care.

Words & Music by Dallas Holm

The eyes of God are upon me,
He sees everything I do.
The arms of God are around me,
They keep me safe and secure.

And He knows where I am
Every hour of every day
He knows each thought I think
He knows each word that I might say.
And although there've been times
I stepped out of His will
I've never been out of His care.

This changing world alarms me,
With war, with sin, with strife.
But my loving Father charms me,
With joy, with peace, and with life.

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Sweet Tea said...

I remember Dallas Holmes and actually saw him in concert one time. Very talented.

Cathy said...

That is beautiful, Linda. I used to love Dallas Holmes, but don't remember that song. Thanks for sharing it. Blessings ~

Sita said...

I used to listen to a Dallas Holm tape long ago, but never heard this one. What beautiful comforting words, just like his voice. Thanks for sharing this.
Love, Sita

giggling kids said...

I haven't ever heard this song!
Please check my TSMSS post! said...

I remember Dallas Holm so well, he sang at our church years ago. I never heard this one though, and it's beautiful Linda. Such a precious message of hope!

Thanks for sharing.



Peggy said...

Blessings Linda...I listened to Dallas Holm also and what a voice!
What a beautiful selection this is and one I needed to hear! The message and your intro give me exactly the reassurance of being in His care. Thanks!

I saw your comment at Cathy's before TSMSS was posted and I thought, now that's wise...but I had to be in church so I missed out on many TSMSSers. The 3 I visited though were oldies but goodies!

I'm so glad I did not miss this. EnJOY a wonderful Sunday in God's loving care!

BARBIE said...

I have never heard this song. I love the lyrics. This song helps me be secure in the fact that God is watching over me.

Erin said...

this is a very pretty song! I'm probably too young for it but I love how the simple words of worship stick with you for so long.

Lisa notes... said...

I don't think I've ever heard this one, Linda. The sentiment is so beautiful--we are never out of his care. I can't be reminded of that too often. It gives me such hope and assurance. Thanks for sharing this song.

quilly said...

Beautiful, beautiful song!

Diana Ferguson said...

Enjoyed his songs!

Thanks for sharing.

Unknown said...

I really enjoyed Dallas Holmes. I had all his albums but lent them to someone and never got them back. Thanks for reminding me about him, I'm going to look into getting some of his songs for my ipod.

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