All For Your Kingdom – Original Christian worship song

“All for Your Kingdom” is a song inspired by Mary anointing Jesus with fragrant oil, found in John chapter 12 and Matthew chapter 26. Mary’s act of worship using fragrant oil, equivalent to one year’s wages was misunderstood by the disciples, who deemed it a waste. Jesus rose to Mary’s defense, correcting the disciples and commending Mary for doing a good thing. Our offerings of worship to Jesus can be costly but they are never wasted. Their fragrance will be evident to others and precious to Jesus. Mary’s worship was the fruit of her deep devotion, no doubt acquired during her time sat at Jesus’ feet. She understood that Jesus held the words of life and that everything else paled in comparison. The second verse of this song speaks of our prayers rising as incense, another fragrant offering to the Lord. It also echoes Psalm 56, a heartfelt cry to God amidst adversity, whereby the Psalmist states that the Lord numbers our wanderings, puts our tears in a bottle and keeps us from falling. Ultimately this is a song of devotion, surrender and sacrificial worship. A big thank you to Homegrown for their production on the song and Ruth Hall for her video work. This is song no.9 on my latest album.