Thursday, November 1, 2012

Ray Boltz~ "The Anchor Holds"




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As 2006 came to a close I had selected "The Anchor Holds" as a song of encouragement to post for those of you going through the storms of life.

Please continue to enjoy as Ray Boltz sings "The Anchor Holds".

LYRICS:

I have journeyed
Through the long dark night
Out on the open sea
By faith alone
Sight unknown
and yet his eyes were watching me

CHORUS
The anchor holds
Though the ship is battered
the anchor holds
Though the sails are torn
I have fallen on my knees
As I faced the raging seas
The anchor holds
In spite of the storm

I've had visions
I've had dreams
I've even held them in my hand
but I never knew
They would slip right through
Like they were only grains of sand

CHORUS
I have been young
but I am older now
And there has been beauty these eyes have seen
but it was in the night
Through the storms of my life
Oh that's where God proved his love to me

Original Release Date of The Anchor Holds was August 29, 1995.



Ray Boltz (born 1953 in Muncie, Indiana, United States) is a singer-songwriter who first came to wide notice in contemporary Christian music, many of his songs tell stories of faith and inspiration.

He was raised by his parents William and Ruth Boltz and was married to his wife Carol Boltz for over 30 years prior to coming out as gay in 2008. They have four children.

Boltz was virtually unknown when he wrote "Thank You", which won the Song of the Year prize at the 1990 GMA Dove Awards.[1]

His song "I Pledge Allegiance to the Lamb" also won a Dove Award for Inspirational Recorded Song of the Year at the 25th GMA Dove Awards in 1994.

After the release of Songs from the Potter's Field in 2002 and his last tour in 2004, Boltz retired from the music industry and moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

In a September 2008 interview with the Washington Blade, Boltz came out of the closet and announced he was gay[2]

Since then, Boltz has performed at several churches of the Metropolitan Community Church, a gay-affirming Christian denomination.[3]

In 2010, he released the album True, which won Album of the Year at the OUTMusic Awards.[4]


Ray Boltz
Background information
Born June 1953 (age 62)
Muncie, Indiana, U.S.
Genres Contemporary Christian
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, piano, guitar
Years active 1986–2004, 2008–present
Website RayBoltz.com

Awards

 Boltz has been the recipient of two song awards from the Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards. "Thank You" received the 1990 Song of the Year award, and "I Pledge Allegiance to the Lamb" received the 1994 award for Inspirational Song.

He also was one of the various artists contributing to God with Us: A Celebration of Christmas Carols & Classics, which won the 1997 award for Special Event Album.

Source: Wikipedia.org


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