Your Presence Is All I Need

Written by Peter Gringhuis, Elton Smith and Larry Holder
Links to contributors: Peter Gringhuis videos, Larry Holder

The music and recording for this song are by Peter Gringhuis. Elton Smith and Larry Holder wrote the lyrics. Special thanks to Lieke Dom (piano) Perry Dam (drums) and Margiet Brasz (background vocals). - Elton, 29 May 2011


(Verse 1)
Deep within my heart Lord
I long to see Your face
Be overwhelmed by glory
In heaven's full embrace

Your presence is all I need
To drive away the night
To fill my soul with peace
And lead me to the light

(Verse 2)
Lead me by still waters
Calm the raging tide
Jesus, You're my fortress
To You I run and hide

Your presence is all I need
To drive away the night
To fill my soul with peace
And lead me to the light

Your presence is all I need
Your presence is all I need
Your presence is all I need
All that I need

(Verse 3)
When my heart is lonely
When the night is cold
You come to me in silence
And with Your love enfold

Your presence is all I need
To drive away the night
To fill my soul with peace
And lead me to the light

(Repeat Chorus)
Your presence is all I need
Your presence is all I need
Your presence is all I need
All that I need

When You are walking beside me
I'm strong
When You are walking beside me
My heart is calm

(Repeat chorus)
Your presence is all I need
Your presence is all I need
Your presence is all I need
All that I need

Copyright © 2011 Peter Gringhuis, Elton Smith and Larry Holder

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Anita kozlowski2015-01-28Wonderful and inspiring
2014-11-21Awesome song.Thank you.
2014-07-23This is a very strong and touching prayer in a song
2013-08-11beautiful words...amen
Paulyne2013-08-03surely God lneed ur presence caz ur everlasti
MARIO CARUANA2012-11-09... God's presence is ALL we need.

God's presence in creation is the preliminary manifestation of God's providential love. All that exists proclaims God's infinite love and continuous care for his creation.

However, as human beings we tend to leave our selfish perceptions deviate our attention from this tangible manifestation of God's providential love. Unfortunately, sometimes or many times, we seek to satisfy our thirst for happiness by looking for earthly possessions such as wealth, power, fame, glory, reputation, etc.

We tend to forget that earthly possessions are finite in their nature and that our human spirit and hearts can only reach their fulfilment by accepting God's love and providential care in our daily lives.

It is solely God's presence in our lives that drives away the night of selfishness and unjust practices.

God is love and only those who accept his loving presence of providential care, can really live and bring peace and harmony in life.

May God bless you all.
cheryl2012-08-26i like the songs ilove it pls upload more songs god bless
tanya2012-08-09a very nice song.
Grace2012-07-12OOOOOOOOOOOOH My God very nice song, His presence is all we need in our life, Amen
Mario Caruana2012-04-13Jesus,

Your divine mercy converts our heart, strengthens our spirit and transforms our world.

It is YOUR divine presence that saves the world from all forms of misery. Your infinite love and mercy transform our spirit and help us look at the future with hope and courage.

Thanks for your Divine Mercy. Jesus I trust in you.

Your divine mercy is the

Your divine mercy helps us to look optimistically to the future and trust in your presence is what we need in our lives for it transforms our world
ivy2012-04-04its avery nice song
milly roache2012-03-16Praise be to God, so beautiful and true "Jesus presences is all we need these days, to comfort us as he is our comforter..thank you brother for sharing your music with us..May God bless you abundantly!!
Mario Caruana2012-03-14A very good song that inspires our heart, strengthens our awareness of God's presence and fills our spirit with that joyful and peaceful feeling that certainly lifts our spirit towards God.

These are really the type of songs that we all need. Songs that proclaim God's presence and love towards us and all his creation. St. Therese used to say: 'For me ... God is enough', and I think that this is the message that is conveyed by this beutiful song. The presence of God in our life and daily deeds is definetely the key that opens our hearts to reach true happiness.
Portia from South Africa2012-03-10Beautiful song, I love it!
2012-01-09A song that makes your heart yearn for God's presence in your life. Awesome!
wanda2011-10-07Awesome, thank you!
2011-09-28Thanks to the song writer, creator, singer and musicians. Good song. God belss.
Suneetha2011-09-11plz send me christian songs to my email id ,, plz plz plz plz
Hendrik2011-08-09Indeed. THE LORD'S PRESENCE IS all THAT WE NEED!
A soothing and wonderful song.
a.k. thomas - india2011-07-25yes i need only gods presence in my life.
junjie r.2011-07-16we really need him to guide us in our daily doings for we are nothinng without him,love you god above all things...
jemer2011-07-13how nice the message of this song i am bless
juna2011-07-12pls send this song to my email id as i am not able to download this song in both english n that foreign language thank u
2011-07-08i love the lyrics so much..that is all we really need his presence and acceptance that his just there.
maria corazon2011-06-30i was blessed by this song,trully jesus is the only we need for he is was and will be forever our fortress,jesus is all we need for everyday of our lives.GOD BLESS TO ALL!!!
Rick Damullan2011-06-27It's a Spirit led song, I like it and want to offer as praises to God while singing it. I pray that God will bless you more with songs/compositions lifting the name of our God with praises.
Bob2011-06-15A beautiful and serene song of praise - well composed and performed Peter and collaborators!
juna2011-06-14superb praise God
Anand Joshi2011-06-13very calming.A beautiful song rendered without much of background music.Spiritually elevating
Inge2011-06-08very nice song
Elton Smith2011-06-07Peter... you are getting better and better at songwriting and recording. It's just amazing! It's like a wonderful canvas on which Larry and I can paint lyrics. I'm not sure how you do it, but keep it up!