March27 , 2023

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    Hillsong UNITED’s sixth studio album “Wonder” provides a mellower yet perfect tone reflecting on the majesty and unconditional love of Christ.

    What stands out from their new album? Simplicity.

    One of the more meaningful songs of the album would have to be “Splinters and Stones.” With its lyrics speaking on the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, it a powerful and beautiful song that captures imagery of humanity’s sins as splinters being weighed down on the shoulders of Christ.

    UNITED is most well-known for their arena-styled worship music, which features lots of guitars and percussion in the background. However, Wonder demonstrates more of a poetic and mature sound from their previous albums with creative and meaningful in-depth lyrics woven into these 12 songs.

    It’s no wonder, with the album remaining in No.3 on the Billboard charts “Top Christian Albums” while the song “Wonder” itself is played throughout the radio and stands at No.11.

    Many tracks on the album stand out. One of which is the title song itself “Wonder.”

    Simple yet powerful, the song offers an endearing message of joyfulness while living in childlike faith and wonder. The song also encapsulates being in the presence of God, remaining hopeful in the imagination to dream, believing and reawakening the soul while lifting our eyes to the wonder of the greatest truth one could possibly comprehend.

    UNITED described Wonder as “to see beyond the facts without dismissing them” and “respond beyond the fear without reciprocating it.”

    With its upbeat sound, the song does just that.

    “Shadow of Steps” uses as more softer tone than “Wonder” but provides a message of hope. The lyrics offer a great reminder about trusting