Lifestyle

Marines Gather To Worship God, Singing '10,000 Reasons' in Video

Anyone who has ever worshiped in a church or chapel, in an amphitheater up the mountain or even in the auditorium of a high school knows there’s always that one song.

It’s the song we wait for. The one we pray the worship leader will sing. We know it by heart. The lyrics are so familiar we don’t have to watch the screen. We can simply lift up our hands, close our eyes and praise.

Matt Redman is known for his heartfelt worship songs including the “oldies” such as “Heart of Worship” as well as some of our newer favorites like “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord).”

In an interview with CBN, Redman shared his thoughts on the act of worship and what he believes happens when one is praising the Father from the heart.

Trending:
Pilot Hid Note in Cockpit of Plane as Fleet Was Grounded in March 2020, Now We Know the 'Very Chilling' Sight He Was Greeted With

“Every authentic response in worship comes from revelation,” Redman said. “Something happens on the inside and we express something on the outside.”

Time and time again we’ve seen people expressing that something. Those familiar with the the song “10,000 Reasons” might just agree that it’s almost impossible to hear this award-winning song and not respond in some way.



And perhaps no one has a more genuine response to worship than military members of faith. Maybe it’s because they’ve seen the things most people haven’t.

Or perhaps it’s due to how much faith and sacrifice it takes to do the things they do each day. To leave their families behind for the sake of our freedoms.

Whatever the reason, seeing these faith-filled men and women sing out their praises to God is something truly inspiring to witness.

A gathering of U.S. Marines from the School of Infantry – East at Camp Geiger in North Carolina has been caught with their hands in the air and their voices rising. Watch as they sing “10,000 Reasons” — an army of many singing to One.



Liftable, a section of The Western Journal, has reached out to Eva Rose Laurico-Palmada Jones — who posted the video on Facebook — for comment but has not yet received a response.

Related:
Police Officer Recounts the Time He Met Jesus During a Near-Death Experience

What a touching sight. Of course, this isn’t the first time a group like this one was captured in an act of worship. In 2014, the U.S. Marines at Camp Pendleton sang “Days of Elijah” for all to hear.

Have you ever experienced the blessing of community worship? No words could possibly describe the sense of love such an experience brings, but there really are 10,000 reasons (and more) to worship the Lord in this way.

Truth and Accuracy

Submit a Correction →



loading

We are committed to truth and accuracy in all of our journalism. Read our editorial standards.

Tags:
, , , ,
Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.
Sarah Carri is an avid reader and social media guru with a passion for truth and life. Her writing has previously been published in print and online by Focus on the Family and other well known media outlets. Her experience in ministry and Disney entertainment gives her a unique perspective on such topics.

Sarah's experience as a successful working stay-at-home mom and business owner has given her the chance to write and research often. She stays up to date on the latest in entertainment and offers her views on celebrity stories based on her wide knowledge of the industry. Her success as a former preschool teacher and licensed daycare provider lend to her know-how on topics relating to parenting and childhood education.

Her thoughts on faith and family issues stem from home life and ministry work. Sarah takes time to attend workshops and classes annually that help her to improve and hone her writing craft. She is a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature program and her writing has been acclaimed by ACFW and ECPA.
Education
Institute of Children's Literature, Art Institute of Phoenix (Advertising), University of California Irvine (Theater), Snow College (Early Childhood Education)
Location
Arizona
Languages Spoken
English
Topics of Expertise
Entertainment, Faith




loading

Conversation