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Jesus is the Name We Trust in (Jong Mii Kwaam Cheua)

A modern Thai worship style song.

This song declares the power of the name of Jesus. It was composed in a modern Thai worship style as a song of trust in God and demonstrates a quiet confidence expressed by these Thai believers who live among a mainly Buddhist population and for whom it is not always socially acceptable to put one's faith in Jesus.

WEC field leader Malcolm Gray noticed the power of this faith-inspiring Thai worship song, which prompted him to translate this into English. English-language worshippers have readily embraced it. In this version, the Asian origin is emphasized through sounds such as the Chinese erhu and hulusi (emulating the Thai so duang), the Thai ching and the ranaat xylophone. The middle instrumental section uses typical features of the 'Thai Classic' style.

Style: Modern Thai worship
Composer: Rev. Anuphap Wichitnan, Seripaap Church, Bangkok
Arranger: Malcolm Gray & Resonance
Recorded: 2011
Producer: Andrew Cleaton
Vocals: Malcolm Gray, Emma Murphy, Peter Wilkinson
Instruments: Malcolm Gray (keyboard), Ian Collinge (Erhu, Ching)
Instruments (ctd): Vicky Heyes (Oboe, Hulusi), Phil McKenning (bass
Contact for track: contact Malcolm Gray
Full title: Jesus Is The Name We Trust In (“Jong Mii Kwaam Cheua”)
Local title: จงมีความเชื่อในพระองค์เถิด
Romanised Title: Jong Mii Kwaam Cheua Nai Pra Ong Tert
Copyright: ©2011 WEC Resonance
Translation: Malcolm Gray, Thailand, 2007
Copyright of original: ©2003 Rev Anuphap Wichitnan
Youtube: Thai Version

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