The song "This Sacred Place" is a new worship song I wrote and introduced to our church this past Sunday. I think it went over pretty well. We did not perfect the arrangement, but the simplicity is still there.
The idea is that we can go to God boldly because Jesus is the New and Living Way. Also, I think we all long for some of the symbols that let us know our faith is older than us–like steeples, cathedrals and thoughts that have stood the test of time. It is with this sense of awe and mystery that we come to worship. So, even though we have confidence to approach, we have to remind ourselves of that privilege given the history of our faith and the nature of God’s holiness. Really, our churches should be sacred places that retreat from the scattered thinking of the mundane rituals in life.
Let me know what you think.
I have also included a chord chart: Download ThisSacredPlace-C.pdf.