Way Maker Lyrics + Video

by Sinach | in Worship
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You are here,Moving in our midst
I worship You I worship You.
You are here, Working in this place
I worship You,I worship You.

Yea, Way maker
Miracle worker, Promise keeper
Light in the darkness, My God.
That is who You are


You are here,Touching every heart
I worship You,I worship You.
You are here, Healing every heart
I worship You, I worship You
You are here,Turning lives around

Way maker, Miracle worker
Promise keeper, Light in the darkness
My God, That is who You are.
Way maker, Miracle worker
Promise keeper,Light in the darkness
My God, That is who You are


You wipe away all tears
You mend the broken heart
You’re the answer to it all,Jesus.
You wipe away all tears
You mend the broken heart
You’re the answer to it all
To it all, Jesus.

Way maker, Miracle worker
Promise keeper, Light in the darkness
My God, That is who You are.
Way maker, Miracle worker
Promise keeper,Light in the darkness
My God, That is who You are


You are here, Touching every life
I worship you, I worship you.
You are here, Meeting every need
I worship you, I worship you.


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Behind The Song Way Maker | Sinach

"Way Maker" is a contemporary worship song written by Nigerian gospel singer Sinach and released as a single on 30 December 2015. The song has been covered by a number of Christian music artists including Michael W. Smith, Mandisa, Leeland, Christafari, Passion, Darlene Zschech and Bethel Music.

Release and reception
In November 2016, Sinach released an 18-track album, Waymaker – Live, titled after the single which recorded commercial success, and it was certified gold by Recording Industry of South Africa (RISA). Sinach was rated by Pulse Nigeria as the female artist of the decade, gospel female artist of the decade, and No. 7 artist of the decade in Nigeria.

Sinach became the first African artist to top the Billboard Christian Songwriters chart in May 2020. In June 2020, the song reached the top spot in the Christian Copyright Licensing International Top 100 songs, a ranking based on the frequency that it is used in church worship.

In October 2020, "Way Maker" won the Dove Award for Song of the Year at the 51st GMA Dove Awards in the United States. She is the first Nigerian gospel artist to win the award.

In August 2021, the song won the BMI Song of the year; a first for an African Gospel song.

Commercial performance
In October 2019, on invitation from Joel Osteen, Sinach visited Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas where she performed the song live.

Music video
Sinach released the "Way Maker" music video on YouTube on 30 December 2015. The video shows her singing outdoors. It was directed by Ose Iria and audio produced by Mayo. On 7 March 2019, the video reached 100 million views, making Sinach the first Nigerian gospel singer and third Nigerian singer overall to accomplish the feat.[15][13] At the end of 2019, Rhythm 93.7 FM reported "Way Maker" as the second most viewed Nigerian music video on Youtube.

Accolades
Awards
Year Organization Award Result Ref
2020 GMA Dove Awards Song of the Year Won
Impact
In 2020, video recordings of the song went viral on social media of people who gathered in their cars around a hospital in Albany, Georgia, singing and praying for those working in Phoebe Putney Medical system. Also, dozens of cars were parked outside Poinciana Medical Center in Kissimmee, Florida, where people gathered and sang the song.

"Way Maker" was also sung at the George Floyd protests in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,[20] and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Covers and renditions
The song has been covered by a number of Christian music artists around the world including Michael W. Smith, Leeland, Christafari, and various artists in Bethel Music. It has been sung in churches around the world, and has been translated into 50 languages.[6]

In November 2019, Christafari featuring Avion Blackman released a reggae rendition of "Way Maker".

In an interview with Billboard, Michael W. Smith said that he was inspired to do the cover after his daughter Anna talked about how it was her go-to song; he first performed it at his concert at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville in August 2018. He was later asked to do a shorter radio version but it didn't turn out well so he went with the duet with his backing vocalist Vanessa Campagna. On 1 February 2020, Michael W. Smith released "Waymaker" featuring Campagna and Madelyn Berry. In March, the song marked Smith's first time in 16 years that he has reached a Billboard top 10 chart with a non-holiday single. Smith's rendition peaked at No. 3 on Hot Christian Songs and at No. 4 on Christian Airplay. In response to the Coronavirus pandemic in Italy and seeing Italian residents singing on the balconies, Campagna asked Smith to record an Italian version, which they released on 27 March as "Aprirai Una Via". Smith's rendition would later reach No. 1 on the Christian Airplay chart in May.

Leeland's rendition, "Way Maker (Live)", was originally released in 16 August 2019 as a music video and pre-order single from his upcoming album, Better Word. In an interview with Thir.st blog, singer Leeland Mooring said that his mother first came across Sinach's video on YouTube two years prior, and the year after they started singing the song at his home church and then other churches. Mooring said "It didn't matter what the demographics of the people were or what denomination the church was. Every time we sang "Waymaker", everyone would latch onto it too. It was something very special." Mooring said he almost had Sinach come and sing with them on the album, but she could not make it. The song entered the Billboard Hot Christian Songs 11 April 2020 chart at No. 9, marking the first time in the history of Hot Christian Songs that two versions of the same song have resided simultaneously in its top 10 (Smith's version at No. 3). Two other renditions of "Way Maker" also charted in that week: Mandisa at No. 38 and Passion (featuring Kristina Stanfill, Kari Jobe and Cody Carnes) at No. 39.

On 27 February 2020, worship leader Darlene Zschech recorded a rendition of "Way Maker" with William McDowell and a choir for an upcoming album for Integrity Music. Their video was posted in June.


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  • Evie

    Yeah we need God let us pray at this difficult time

  • Chuck Langton

    Yes he is in these difficult. Times. stand on his word praise the Lord

  • Mary Belschner

    Thank you Lord, You are worthy of all our praise and worship.

  • Willem

    Lyrics for Sinach song

  • Dunwashington

    This song carries the breath of God that giveth life ,

  • Ellen Moea

    This song can move mountains it heals the broken souls and if you dwell in depth with the words you'll see that He is really a miracle worker

  • Shawn Protain

    Beautiful song, touches my heart and soul.

  • I.Michelle Perry

    It is so beautiful, the words touches ones heart..it moves you, it touches deep in ones heart & soul..God Bless

  • DYLAN IMBILI

    The song moves mountain.God bless you mama

  • Brianna

    I love way maker it is my favorite song

  • Elise Van Der Westhuizen

    I Love This Song. God is my Way Maker, Miracle Worker, Promise Keeper, Light in the Darkness. My God...That is who You are. That is who You are....That is who You are. <3

  • Williemae Thompson

    That is who you are

  • Melvonia

    Absolutely inspiring and gifted

  • Gilbert Kwaw

    Keep it up Sinach

  • Ruth M Jackson

    This song ministers to my spirit and inspires me worship our awesome God.

  • Joy Ekyarikunda

    I surely love singing the song before a word of prayer
    be blessed

  • Charlene

    Glory be to "GOD"POWERFUL INDEED HE IS THE ALPHA AND THE OMEGA

  • RICKEY D ALLEN

    Great portions are revival to all

  • Fidel

    Wonderful, amazingly beautiful. God shall keep strengthening you.

  • Geraldine H. Hudson

    The Way Maker, really speak to my spirit. I like this song so very much, Keep ministering it in love. Be Blessed.

  • Nare

    The song touched my heart im blessed remark keep on healing us Dear Sinach

  • Mehlape Mabuke Mancy

    We serve a great GOD.

  • Marya

    Today we sang this song two time and I can not stop singing it! I love this song and I will get a hard copy for my self.

  • Hannah

    I'm in love with this skng, we usually sig this song once a week after church, it's a beautiful song and YES we do worship GOD.

  • Derek

    I heard this song performed the last weekend- My God- it was so powerful and beautiful and this version is even more stunning!

  • Catherine Modeste

    Love this song
    God bless you Sinach

  • Doctor Micahel Chawira

    Great worship song. My heart is spirit-filled by ;listening to this powerful song by Sinach. The lyrics are amazing.

  • Michael Orisasona

    Thank God for the Holy spirit-filled song. I pray that God will sustain you to walk before Him and never to allow the fame to control you. I'll always be your prayer partner.

  • AUGUSTINO JELUEL THIEP

    Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the holy spirit who was given to us. Thank u for this songs it really touch my heart this morning.

  • Beulah Lyles

    This song encourage me on this daily walk with the Lord. when I feel week in my body and spirit this message reminds me of who Jesus is and I must hold fast to his promise and trust Him in all things.

  • Darlene

    Our God has all, provides all, IS All!

  • Edgar Mwashita

    Very assuring. We must not doubt Him

  • Kartel

    There are sometimes am down,but this song uplifts my soul once again. thank you so much

  • Dr Chawira

    I am really uplifted by this song. It’s meaning to me is more than the words. Wonderful and inspiring composition.

  • Zolile Tfwala

    i am taken by this song and my spirit is indeed uplifted

  • Regina

    to me this songs means that God is in the midst

  • Likei

    Wonderful song it blessses me. Actuallyl God is the way maker ,promise keeper and light in darkness

  • ELDAH KEMUNTO

    Awesome

  • Uma

    This is a beautiful
    song my favourite line is light in The darkness means a lot to me

  • Mitch

    Its one of the most beautiful, inspiring n praise songs that describes the luv of GOD


  • Bible Verses for Way Maker

    Numbers 23 : 19

    God is not a man, that he should lie, Neither the son of man, that he should repent: Hath he said, and will he not do it? Or hath he spoken, and will he not make it good?

    Deuteronomy 7 : 9

    Know therefore that Jehovah thy God, he is God, the faithful God, who keepeth covenant and lovingkindness with them that love him and keep his commandments to a thousand generations,

    Isaiah 43 : 19

    Behold, I will do a new thing; now shall it spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.

    Romans 4 : 21

    and being fully assured that what he had promised, he was able also to perform.

    Ephesians 5 : 19

    speaking one to another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord;