NASHVILLE, TENN. (DECEMBER 10, 2021) Multi-GRAMMY nominated artist, songwriter, and worship leader Cody Carnes has released his newest song, “Firm Foundation (He Won’t)“, available today. Since his label debut in 2017, Carnes has co-written numerous songs that have become anthems for listeners. Being a co-writer on the global hit, “The Blessing,” which has earned two Grammy nominations in consecutive years as well as winning this year’s GMA Dove Award for Song of the Year, Carnes has established himself as a songwriter for this worship generation. Today’s release is another proclamation to stand firm in your faith when everything else seems to be faltering. Click below to watch the lyric video that also debuted today.
“In such a shaky season, it was burning in my heart to write a song that declared what Jesus teaches us in Matthew 7,” shares Cody Carnes on the inspiration for his new song. “It says, Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house, yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock. The world can be in chaos all outside our windows, but when we build our house on Jesus, we can have confidence knowing that our foundation is secure. We’re not going down! This new song celebrates that truth. I pray it blesses you.”
As a songwriter, he has also co-written recent songs such as Hillsong Worship’s “Hope of the Ages” with Reuben Morgan, Sean Curran’s “Shake The Dust Off” with Curran and Brandon Lake, and “Too Good To Not Believe” featuring Brandon Lake. This year, he and his wife, Kari Jobe, toured nationwide with “The Blessing Tour,” which hit 42 cities with more than half of those being sold-out and with nearly 50k tickets sold. He and his wife also performed for the 1DayLA special event, The Freedom Experience, this summer along with Justin Bieber, Tori Kelly, Chance the Rapper, Chandler Moore, and more. In 2022, Carnes will be joining Phil Wickham on tour as well as releasing additional new music.