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You Make Me Brave

A friend introduced me to this song last December and I immediately fell in love with it! They had a 16 minute spontaneous version out on youtube that I would listen to constantly, but was replaced with their new recorded version when they released their latest CD. This version isn’t my favorite, but the lyrics are so applicable to how we feel while waiting. I have shared Bethels music before and if you haven’t already, check out the You Make Me Brave CD!

The Lord has called us out into the water while we wait on Him with our future babies. While we have watched friend after friend after friend after friend announce their pregnancy, and then celebrate the birth, and then the 1st birthdays, and then announce another pregnancy…. (you get the point), we are still waiting. It would be so wonderful to do fertility treatments in hope that our baby would be here faster (I realize that this is not necessarily the case, but would love to at least try), but that is not where He has us. He has told us to wait on Him. We are in the middle of the ocean and wave after wave is crashing over us. But, we aren’t alone. He is for us. He is filling us with joy, peace, and while we wait He is making us brave. I know we aren’t the only one waiting on God to fulfill His promises. While waiting, let His love crash over you. He has not left you out in the water to leave you, but He is conforming you to His image while He gets His promises ready for you!

You Make Me Brave
I stand before You now
The greatness of your renown
I have heard of the majesty and wonder of you
King of Heaven, in humility, I bow

As Your love, in wave after wave
Crashes over me, crashes over me
For You are for us
You are not against us
Champion of Heaven
You made a way for all to enter in

I have heard You calling my name
I have heard the song of love that You sing
So I will let You draw me out beyond the shore
Into Your grace
Into Your grace

You make me brave
You make me brave
You call me out beyond the shore into the waves
You make me brave
You make me brave
No fear can hinder now the love that made a way

You make me brave
You make me brave
You call me out beyond the shore into the waves
You make me brave
You make me brave
No fear can hinder now the promises you made

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15 Comments
  • Krystal
    Posted at 06:49h, 04 July Reply

    I need to look up this song! Thank you for sharing it. It reminds me of my faith and also of my little boys up in heaven.

  • Elisha
    Posted at 08:51h, 04 July Reply

    As you know….I also love this song πŸ™‚ xo

  • katie
    Posted at 09:03h, 04 July Reply

    I so commend your courage in waiting, Caroline. I know God will honor your faith. The songs sounds great! I can’t wait to look it up!! You are so gracious to always be so happy and celebratory for the success of your friends. I struggle with that sometimes – at least initially – but I think of your attitude often and it encourages me to be a better person! xo

  • Lisa
    Posted at 12:25h, 04 July Reply

    Love this song! Can’t listen without tears!

  • Jessah
    Posted at 20:41h, 04 July Reply

    He does indeed make us brave. Happy 4th my friend.

  • Megan Davis
    Posted at 06:36h, 05 July Reply

    Beautiful song!

  • Bridget
    Posted at 14:55h, 05 July Reply

    OMG girl we just sang this two week’s ago in church and it was the first time I heard it and ever since then I bought it on I tunes and keep playing it over and over listening to the words and thinking about how it so pertains the infertility journey πŸ™‚ I am so glad you posted it (I was going to do the same but never got a chance to yet)

  • Mrs. Lost
    Posted at 18:01h, 05 July Reply

    I continue to pray for you guys through the waves. I have Faith that you blue sock moments are getting you ready for your take home baby. πŸ˜›

  • Jennifer T.
    Posted at 12:19h, 06 July Reply

    As I read this post I feel so much power that God is giving you and your husband. Waiting is so hard and I truly admire you and your husband’s faith! Thank you for your amazing example of patience and faith and always reminding me that I should strive to be more patient and faithful πŸ™‚

  • jennifer prod
    Posted at 22:13h, 06 July Reply

    i didn’t have my computer while i was on vacation, and i missed your calming posts — you always fill me with hope πŸ™‚

  • Kelli {A Deeper Joy}
    Posted at 11:37h, 07 July Reply

    Beautiful lyrics! I admire y’all, Caroline. You have so much faith and you will be blessed for it!!!

  • Alexis
    Posted at 16:33h, 07 July Reply

    What a great song! I listened to it on repeat this morning then ended up buying the whole album on iTunes. Thanks for sharing!

  • Evangeline
    Posted at 23:02h, 07 July Reply

    I love this line==> “No fear can hinder now the love that made a way.” Thanks for sharing it as a graphic.

  • Angela
    Posted at 09:25h, 10 July Reply

    Great song and share. Stopping by from the shine hop.
    Angela @ Time with A & N

  • Jennifer | The Deliberate Mom
    Posted at 16:59h, 10 July Reply

    What a beautiful song. I love the lyrics… so uplifting.

    Keep allowing Him to make you brave. Keep standing in faith.

    Thanks so much for sharing (and for linking up to the SHINE Blog Hop).

    Wishing you a lovely weekend Caroline!
    xoxo

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