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Shawn Thomas - Takes Hold (CCM)

Shawn Thomas - Takes Hold
Shawn Thomas has released a Christian Contemporary Music (CCM) track called Takes Hold.

"Takes Hold" is a funky, upbeat Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) song written and performed by Christian recording artist and worship leader, Shawn Thomas (
The lyrics for "Takes Hold" are inspired by Romans 8:24-27 with specific emphasis on verse 26 which says "...the Spirit helps us in our weakness." This verse translated from Greek more accurately means the Spirit "takes hold" of us and is "together with us" in our time of infirmity and weakness.
The song uses the theme of the Holy Spirit taking hold, and incorporates it into the experience of uninhibited and free worship reflecting the excitement and energy that is present "when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth." (John 4:23).
Accompanying the digital release on August 20, 2021, is a high-energy music video available on YouTube ( The first live performance of this song will debut during a Live on StageIt performance on Sunday, September 12th at 6pm eastern time (


Verse 1
On the edge keeping my face forward - God I’m tired but I’m gonna wait
Old doubt trying to keep me cornered - Another round another leap of faith

There’s hope though I may not see it - There’s truth if I just believe it
There’s joy if I choose to feel it - A breakthrough if I just receive it

Look out cuz here I come – my feet are ready to run
No doubt where it comes from – When the Spirit takes hold, takes hold of me
Make room I’m coming through – Lord knows what I might do
I think you feel it too – When the Spirit takes hold, takes hold of me

Verse 2
Stepping out in all my weakness - Close my eyes trying to find my nerve
Letting go of giving up my secrets - Knowing grace is more than I deserve

For in this hope I am saved – He searched my heart and knows
Together with us – with me and with you
What shall separate? I’m free in the truth!

Hope is what I got cuz I am saved
Don’t know how to stop giving You praise
Spirit take hold, take hold and lead the way

You can listen to the track on Spotify:

Here is a link to the video on Youtube:

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