Country and gospel often go together, with lyrics that often touch the soul or just want to rekindle that spark inside of us. A perfect example of these songs is “Let Me Live in the Light of His Love,” written by Ben Peters and originally recorded by American country music artist Charley Pride.
Charley Pride is known for being one of the well-known artists in the country and gospel genres. Some of the famous songs of Charley Pride are “Jesus, Don’t Give Up On Me,” “This Highway Leads to Glory,” and “Did You Think to Pray,” which bagged the award for Best Sacred Performance (Musical) in 1971.
Meaning Behind the Song
“Let Me Live in the Light of His Love” by Charley Pride is a country gospel song that professes faith in God and allows yourself to be in the light of His never-ending love. It starts with a ballad tune, enabling you to immerse yourself in deep thought until the chorus becomes upbeat, bringing a hopeful tune. Pride’s voice goes perfectly with the backup vocals throughout the song.
The song lyrics talk about how God’s love is unconditional and transformative and can wash away the pain, sorrow, and sadness and replace it with hope and gladness.
Listen to Charley Pride’s vocals in “Let Me Live in the Light of His Love” right here.