The Story Behind Here I am to Worship
Timothy David Llewelyn Hughes, born July 23, 1977, is a British worship leader, singer, songwriter, and Anglican priest. Formerly the director of worship at Holy Trinity Brompton, a large Anglican church in central London, he has since been ordained as a minister in the Church of England and appointed Vicar of St Luke's, Gas Street Birmingham.
He leads Worship Central, an international worship training and resource center. Hughes has written several songs that are sung worldwide, including the Dove Award-winning "Here I Am to Worship," "Happy Day," "Beautiful One," "Jesus Saves," "At Your Name," and "The Way."
Bible Inspiration for "Here I Am to Worship"
God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.”
Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!
I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.
But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.
Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name.
“Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth.