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Touch the Sky

It’s been several months since sharing about my addiction to the Hillsong Empires CD and I am still going strong. Touch the Sky is probably the most popular song on the CD, and I love the lyrics because they speak such truth. When we lay our life down, we find true life in Him. Until we surrender our will, then we can’t live fully for what God has for us. I hope this song, as well as the whole CD, blesses you today.

Touch the Sky

What fortune lies beyond the stars
Those dazzling heights too vast to climb
I got so high to fall so far
But I found heaven as love swept low

My heart beating, my soul breathing
I found my life when I laid it down
Upward falling, spirit soaring
I touch the sky when my knees hit the ground

What treasure waits within Your scars
This gift of freedom gold can’t buy
I bought the world and sold my heart
You traded heaven to have me again

Find me here at Your feet again
Everything I am, reaching out, I surrender
Come sweep me up in Your love again
And my soul will dance
On the wings of forever


Below are other great songs by Hillsong that I have shared in the past:

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10 Comments
  • Jody
    Posted at 05:39h, 28 August Reply

    We love Hillsong, buy haven’t heard this CD yet. I definitely want to check ithe out.

  • Oghomwen Toni-Osagie
    Posted at 06:07h, 28 August Reply

    Omg Carol!
    Yes this is my favourite song off Empires, the clarity of the lyrics runs deep.
    It applies to me in all areas, when I feel low, I play this song.
    It is so awesome and you feel the holy spirit actively involved in the songwriting.

    ‘I touch the sky when my knees hit the ground.’

    That’s my favourite line. Because it is so true and real for me, when work is stressing, when I feel lonely or things aren’t making sense, I know that when I get on my knees I feel a sense of elevation.
    Thank you for this post.
    Perfect timing.
    I think everyone should get Empires. Hillsong United went in on this one.

    Stay blessed.
    And continue elevating and uplifting us with these posts. You are amazing.

  • Rebecca
    Posted at 08:08h, 28 August Reply

    I love Hillsong but haven’t been able to afford the new CD right now but can’t wait to get this!! πŸ™‚ Thanks so much for sharing friend!!
    πŸ™‚ Rebecca

  • Kelly @ SoKo Blog
    Posted at 08:09h, 28 August Reply

    I literally belt the tunes to this song anywhere and everywhere. LOVE the lyrics to this song!

  • Kelli {A Deeper Joy}
    Posted at 09:57h, 28 August Reply

    I JUST had this song in my head this morning! Love it! Happy Friday, Caroline!

  • Laura @ Making Baby Provence
    Posted at 10:07h, 28 August Reply

    My favorite! I love this song so very, very much!

  • Rebecca Jo
    Posted at 10:19h, 28 August Reply

    I seriously play this song every day

  • Angela
    Posted at 15:38h, 29 August Reply

    I can’t believeeeeeee I haven’t gotten the new Hillsong album yet!! How is this even possible?!?

  • Sarah J
    Posted at 05:22h, 30 August Reply

    This is my favorite song ever! I can’t get enough of it!

  • Rene D
    Posted at 09:54h, 11 September Reply

    I’m your neighbor at Simple Moments Stick – what a lovely poem. Your words are encouraging and beautiful. thanks for sharing your heart!

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