For this episode of My Sunday Song, we are doing the song “Lead Me” by Sanctus Real. Sanctus Real is a christian rock band out of Toledo, Ohio. “Lead Me” is off the album ‘Pieces of the Real Heart’ which was released in 2010 on Sparrow Records.
There is an article from 2010 about the meaning behind the song at clashentertainment.com. The song is about how the lead singer, Mark Hammitt, could be a better man to his family and children. Mark states the following in the article:
“My wife and I aren’t shy about sharing that we’ve had some pretty major struggles,” admits Matt after his wife implored him to be a better spiritual leader in the family. “I think the challenge for me in the song, and hopefully for other men as well, is every time I hear it, every time I sing it, I ask myself, ‘what kind of man am I?’ Not yesterday, not tomorrow, what kind of man am I today? Have I invested in my family emotionally, spiritually the way that God has called me to reach out to them and to lead them.”
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Welcome to “My Sunday Song”. Every Sunday, I am now going to feature a song that moves me in someway. It will have a positive message and most likely have a strong religious message. I feel the world could always use something positive.
My first song is “Thy Will”. It is off the brand new album by Hillary Scott & the Scott Family called ‘Love Remains’. I featured the video on Friday New Releases, but I hadn’t really listened to the song until this past Monday.
Hillary’s voice was so beautiful and the words were so moving that I wanted to hear it again and again. When a song touches me in someway, I have to hit repeat and I ended up listening to the song many, many times on the drive home from work.
There was a verse in it the song that struck me as so true and I know I have done it before as well probably have all of you. The verse was “Sometimes I gotta stop, Remember that you’re God and I am not.” I thought that was such a powerful statement.
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