Goodluck Gozbert’s Soul-Stirring Gospel Anthem “Usinipite”

Goodluck Gozbert, one of Tanzania’s most beloved gospel singers, has once again captivated audiences with his latest release, “Usinipite.” With its powerful lyrics and soulful melody, this song is more than just music; it’s a heartfelt prayer and a plea for divine guidance.

The chorus of “Usinipite” echoes a heartfelt cry: “Usinipite, Bwana naomba usinipite” (Don’t pass me by, Lord, I pray you don’t pass me by). It’s a universal plea for God’s presence and intervention in our lives, a reminder that even amidst life’s challenges and uncertainties, we seek His guidance and protection.

Gozbert’s distinctive voice carries the weight of emotion as he sings, “Ooh ni maombi yangu, Ndilo kiu yangu, Na ya moyo wangu, Usiniache” (Oh, it’s my prayer, It’s my thirst, And of my heart, Don’t leave me). These words resonate deeply with listeners, reminding them that in moments of vulnerability, they can find solace in prayer.

Throughout the song, Gozbert expresses unwavering faith in God’s providence. He sings, “Nimeinua macho, Naona milima milima, Msaada wangu tu ni wewe, Muumba wa vyote eeh” (I lift my eyes, I see the mountains, My help is only in you, Creator of all things). These lyrics serve as a testament to Gozbert’s belief in God as the ultimate source of strength and refuge.

Moreover, “Usinipite” is not just a prayer for personal blessings; it’s also a call for empathy and compassion towards others. Gozbert sings, “Unapopita unapogusa wengine, Nami nione usiniache” (When you pass by and touch others, Let me also see, don’t leave me). This verse highlights the interconnectedness of humanity and the importance of standing in solidarity with those in need.

The song’s bridge acknowledges human fallibility and the need for divine mercy. Gozbert humbly acknowledges his shortcomings, singing, “Nikitoa hesabu ya mema na mabaya, Wala sina adhabu iliyo njema, Kama ungehesabu matendo kwa tabia, Mimi ni mwenye dhambi machoni pako” (If I were to count the good and the bad, I have no punishment that is good, If you were to count deeds by behavior, I am a sinner in your eyes).

Usinipite” is more than just a song; it’s a spiritual journey that resonates deeply with listeners of all walks of life. Through its poignant lyrics and heartfelt delivery, Goodluck Gozbert has once again proven why he is regarded as one of Tanzania’s foremost gospel artists. As audiences listen to this soul-stirring anthem, they are reminded of the power of faith, prayer, and the unwavering presence of God in their lives.