ⓘ God of Revival

                                     

ⓘ God of Revival

God of Revival is a song by Bethel Music, Brian Johnson and Jenn Johnson which was released as the lead single from Bethel Musics twelfth live album, Revivals in the Air, on February 7, 2020. The song was written by Brian Johnson and Phil Wickham, Brian Johnson also collaborated on the production of the single with Joel Taylor.

                                     

1. Background

On February 3, 2020, Bethel Music announced that "God of Revival" will be released on February 7, 2020, as the lead single to their album of the same name, revealing the cover artwork, and availing the song for pre-save on Spotify. The live version of the song was recorded at Bethel Church, featuring Brian and Jenn Johnson as worship leaders, was released on February 7, with Bethel also announcing that the album will be released later in the year.

Bethel Music released a song story video, in which Brian Johnson was on a video-call with Phil Wickham, a co-writer on "God of Revival". They spoke about the heart and message behind the song, as well as the impact of the live recording on Wickham when he had heard for the first time, with Wickham sharing that he had received the recording while on a run and stopped on a sidewalk as the bridge began with "Come awaken," and started to cry.

                                     

2. Music videos

Bethel Music released the live music video of "God of Revival" with Brian and Jenn Johnson leading the song during the WorshipU 2019 conference held at Bethel Church through their YouTube channel on February 7, 2020. Bethel Music then released another live music video recorded at Heaven Come conference featuring Brian and Jenn Johnson leading the song in worship alongside Phil Wickham.