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Oorah!': The Viral Video of Marines Singing a Popular Christian Worship Song You Just Have to See


There's a feel-good video going viral that shows Marines at Camp Pendleton exuberantly singing "Days of Elijah," an upbeat Christian worship song about hope and redemption.

The men, who wave their hands in unison sporadically and shout, "Oorah!" as they sing the praise and worship song, were apparently gathered over the weekend for a Christian service at the California military installation.

A description of the video, which was first posted to Facebook Sunday by a woman named Merrie Pardee Baldwin, reads, "Participatory worship. I love how excited the men get to sing this song & the camaraderie."

Baldwin posted the video again Monday on the Facebook page for the Caruso Memorial Chapel at Camp Pendleton, giving a little more information about the clip's origins.

"This is one of my favorite things about coming each month for the Faith Warrior service," she wrote. "I love to see the camaraderie & how participatory worship is. They bless me MUCH more than they know."

Watch the video below:

In a separate post, Baldwin posted a more subdued video of the Marines singing Hillsong United's "Oceans," which you can watch below:


Faith Warrior services, which unfold Sundays at 7 p.m., are listed on a religious services document published on the Camp Pendleton website.
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