Kari Jobe “The Garden”, Review and Giveaway
Come to the garden, rest your weary head, and listen. Listen to the heavenly vocals of Kari Jobe, get lost in her songs of pure worship.
Personally, I have been a fan of Kari Jobe ever since I took my wife to see her in an intimate church setting a few years ago. Her passion for worship came through in every note. One could get lost in the ethereal bliss of that room that night, and anytime you listen to Kari Jobe’s praise as she uses the gifts of her voice to minister to others.
When I saw she was bringing a new album entitled The Garden out this month, I could not wait. I knew that it would bring forth a spiritual awakening inside of me. As I absorbed each track, her voice was sweet like nectar to my ears.
We have always viewed as “the garden” being the beginning of man’s downfall.
What if as Christians we looked beyond the apple, to the cross?
Kari takes her listeners on a rhythmical journey of sorrow, pain, healing and joy. Each track sets aside its story, stories that soothe our weary souls.
She takes every emotion from fear, worry, anxiety, doubt and gives it all up in prayer. The Garden is a not just another worship album from another Christian artist. This is an album of prayer put to music to reach the ears of God to give Him all our burdens. Only then can we find true peace and relief in today’s society and time.
Vocally Kari brings us through the pain she and her family went through. Even through all of that she and we go through we can find salvation and peace through by the cross. Compared to her previous work, this album I think is a bit rawer in emotion. The lyrics supported by scripture take us on a beautiful journey of healing and redemption.
It’s said for everything there is a season. Winter. Spring. Summer. Fall. One by one, we experience these seasons throughout our lives. Our souls grow dark and weary in the thick of winter, and just when we think we can’t endure another cold night, we recognize the first signs of spring. Slow and unexpected, welcome shades of green break through the frozen ground. Sometimes our Creator uses His own creation to remind us that even amidst winter’s chill He is always at work. For it’s in the unseen where life’s most beautiful moments take shape. Worship leader Kari Jobe knows this to be true in her own life, and on her fourth album, The Garden (Capitol CMG), she invites listeners to drink of the wellspring of hope she’s found in the midst of unimaginable tragedy.
In the time leading up to The Garden, Jobe has experienced both indescribable joy and unimaginable pain. Life and death, side by side. Yet, through it all, she’s found God to be inextricably faithful because she’s learned to trust the Gardner and the beautiful, unseen ways He tends to our hearts.
“Everyone who’s seen something grow out of the dust realizes God was up to something in the midst of pain and questions. He never promised that it would be easy or that it would be pain-free, but that He would never leave us or forsake us,” Jobe offers, adding, “I’m more aware of His presence than I think I’ve ever been. God has surrounded us with things that will be life-giving if we take a moment to realize it. God’s always at work in our lives. He truly does go before us and prepares the way for the journey ahead.”
I will be giving away a copy of The Garden by Kari Jobe to one of my readers right here. Be sure to enter below and if you cannot wait you can also purchase your own copy today on iTunes , Amazon or even listen on Spotify.
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About Charles Johnston
Charles is a Christian, husband and father of fur-kids who shares his walk with others in hopes to help other's along the way.