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The Chain Breaker Changes Lives

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Recently my Husband & I went to a Zach Williams concert & also saw an interview he did about his life. Once thing stuck out to me, The Chain breaker produces a change life. Zach talked about how his life was filled with choices that took him away from God, his family, & the dreams he had in his life. He shared how he got into the party life. He lost his scholarship he got for basketball. He started a band and the party life style got more a part of his life than God & his family. Finally when he got to the bottom and was about to loose his marriage & children, God moved on his life. What came next is what touched my heart. 

Zach talked about how God reached out to him. He had never left Zach. God was right there through all those choices he made. When Zach finally surrendered to God’s calling, he walked out on the band he was in and went home a changed man. He wrote these following songs that have changed many lives. 

Chain Breaker – 

If you’ve been walking the same old road for miles and miles

If you’ve been hearing the same old voice tell the same old lies

If you’re trying to feel the same old holes inside

There’s a better life

There’s a better life

If you’ve got pain

He’s a pain taker

If you feel lost

He’s a way maker

If you need freedom or saving

He’s a prison-shaking Savior

If you’ve got chains

He’s a chain breaker

God wants you to have a better life. There is one that wants you to lose everything. But THE Chain Breaker, Jesus Christ, came so you could have life. 

John 10:10 The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

He is your pain taker. He took your pain on The Cross. 

1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed.

John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

1 John 3:8  For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

Song of Deliverance –

Hard times and high waters

On the road that I have wandered

Bridges left burning

A lot of dead-end learning

Stone walls, I’ve built up

Trapped by the way I’ve been livin’

I don’t wanna be a prisoner

I don’t wanna be a prisoner

I will sing a song of deliverance

I will lift my hands and drop these chains

Walk out free in Jesus name

I will sing a song of deliverance

Whoa, Hallelujah

Whoa-ho, I am free

Romans 8:2  For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the law of sin and death.

Ephesians 2:8-9  For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:  Not of works, lest any man should boast.

Galatians 5:1  Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage.

Romans 8:32 He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

Freedom – 

I felt the flames, I heard death knocking

My hands were tied, my feet were bound

Buried alive, covered in ashes

My soul was 6 feet under ground

Then you rolled that stone away

You pulled me from the grave

Praise the Lord I saw the light

And I’ll never be the same

The devil whisper little lies

He tried to steal my victory

But I starred those demons in the eyes

Cause these boots gonna crush the enemy

I got that freedom, freedom in my soul

I got that fire, fire in my bones

I got that resurrection

Got that hallelujah

I got that freedom, freedom in my soul

Got that resurrection

Got that hallelujah

Got that new creation

Got that the blood of Jesus

Got that fire burning

Got that holy spirit

Got that Sunday’s coming and I can’t stop singin’

Freedom, freedom in my soul

I got that fire, fire in my bones

I got that resurrection

Got that hallelujah

I got that freedom, freedom in my soul

This song has the death, burial, & resurrection of Jesus in it. Thank God that because of what Jesus did we can have a changed life. We once were dead and now are alive. We once were lost and now we are found. 

This last one is a song and a prayer for many. For those who have surrendered to Jesus and what He did for us have felt this song deeply. There are time when we fall on our knees and pray this song. 

Wash Clean – 

Father open up my eyes

So I might truly see

Everything you have done for me

Lord I’m tired and I’m torn

My face is on the floor

Break these chains and set me free

Father take away my pride

Just set it all aside

So I might hear what you have to say

Lord I’m tired if all my guilt

I’m tired of all my shame

Break these chains and set me free

Cause I been living a lie that I just couldn’t see

And holding on to things that I just didn’t need

But you took these hands and washed them clean

Oh like a blind man lost in the middle of the night

You came down and you opened my eyes

And I won’t ever be the same

Oh that’s what Jesus

Jesus did for me

Solo over verse

So now I’ve opened up my eyes

And swallowed all my pride

I finally let you lead the way

And I fall down on my knees

I’m just a Brother of your Grace

And I won’t ever be the same

Going to the concerts and listing to Zach’s life story really shows how God can turn a life around, Save a family, and touch many through Zach’s story and songs. The Chain Breaker Jesus Christ has changed my life and so many others. My prayer is as others hear Zach’s story and songs they too will meet The ONLY true Chain Breaker…. JESUS CHRIST! #ChainBreaker

Thanks Zach for sharing your life with us all and for these powerful songs. 

For Zach’s website Click Here

 

The Newsboys United – The Cross

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Recently my husband and I went to The Newsboys United tour. It was one of the places we went for our 25th anniversary. We don’t always go VIP, but this time we did. What a great experience we had.

One highlight was being in the question and answer session with hundreds of other people. Every time someone got up and ask a question they also gave a testimony on how their life was changed or touched by the Newsboys music and by their daily walk with this Lord.

Music can be a powerful thing. But music with no anointing is just music. The Newsboys United Tour is more than just music. The Band truly plays for The Lord. They are very humble and thankful for what God has done in their lives.

One of the songs that still is in my head each morning when I awake is “The Cross Has The Final Word”.  They started the song out with a video of Billy Graham. He talked about The Cross and how cruel it was of all punishments. How Jesus was made fun of, mocked, beaten, and so much more. How through Jesus we can have forgiveness of sin. He could have come down off the Cross at any moment. But He stayed there for everyone. He loves you. Only through Jesus is there any hope & forgiveness of sin. Many say is there any hope for me, the drunk, prostitute, robbers, murders, people who have done evil things privately and corporately. Is there any hope for you and I? The Cross is the only way!!!!

Then the Newsboys came out and did their song. What a powerful moment. We used our cell phone and video taped it. May this video move you to a respose to Jesus and what He did at the Cross. The Cross surely has the final word!!! You can be set free today. Your life can be changed. You can be forgive. Surrender to Jesus and what He did for you in LOVE….

 

#NewsboysUnited #PeterFuler

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Rend Collective -A Wake Up Call

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Rend our hearts before God. When attending a Rend Collective concert, this is what came to mind. A Wake Up Call to America. It is time we examine ourselves to see if we are in the Faith. We have been a blessed country & we take for granted what freedom we have. Freedom to Worship our God with our whole hearts. Freedom to Worship in the market place, our jobs, our homes, & so many more places. But that is not the case with other countries. We must learn from what has happened to other countries who had this freedom, but now must Worship in secret. Our Country is slowly taking our freedoms away.

We are as the church in Revelations:  Rev. 3:17 Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked…

Let’s arise and win this nation back. Let’s rend our hearts. Pray for Revival!

Joel 2:12-13 Therefore also now, saith the Lord, turn ye even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning: And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the Lord your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.

Worship is a lifestyle. Live it out today…

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Taken from Their Website:

Rend Collective have never lacked imagination. From the bewildering array of children’s toys and whimsical, handmade oddities they call instruments, to the hare-brained and wonderfully impractical scheme of recording a live album on the beach around a campfire, to the safety-defying audacity of shooting a music video on a fully-operational fishing boat in the turbulent Irish Sea, this fascinating worship community have always pursued the colorful and unexpected.

Fittingly, the genre-blurring artists have an unusual backstory. Hailing from the small coastal town of Bangor in Northern Ireland, the Collective developed organically, outside of the influence of the music industry and CCM culture, as a self-described “group of confused twenty-somethings trying to figure out faith, life, God and community.”

They gathered at Rend, a ministry for spiritually hungry young adults, desperately seeking an authentic, raw and real expression of church, which was informally pastored by bandleader, Gareth Gilkeson. This honest and genuine movement of prayer and missions was accompanied by the birth of a new breed of worship songs that became the foundation for their first and critically acclaimed 2010 album, “Organic Family Hymnal.”

Since these formative years, the folk-influenced troubadours have, to their surprise, been thrust onto the world stage as leading voices in the evolution of modern worship. Following the 2012 release of artisanal alt-pop project, “Homemade Worship by Handmade People,” the band has gone from strength to strength. Their endearingly raucous live show has brought out thousands of fans to sold out tours on bothsides of the Atlantic, and they have shared stages with some of the biggest names in Christian music, such as Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman and Tenth Avenue North. Foot-stomping revival hymn, “Build Your Kingdom Here,” proved to be a mold-breaking hit at Christian radio and, with views numbering in the millions, the accompanying concept music video was honored with a Dove nomination.

Refreshingly, the international spotlight has little altered the heart of the Irish worshippers.

“We wanted to push boundaries because our God is not safe or small: He has a wild imagination.” Rend Collective

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Pre-Released review of Charles Billingsley new album

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Listening to a pre-released download of Charles Billingsley’s new album, “Right Here”. All I can say is “OH YA”!!!!

The reviews are in:

“You nailed it” 

“Powerful Anointing” 

“Just finished listening to the CD. It is so much more than I expected!!! There is not a single track that I do not like. So anointed!”

“A beautiful Spirit filled CD. ”

“Holy Spirit all over it”

“Every song is amazing, I’m spreading the word like crazy, Charles does it again.”

Bringing the generations together for one powerful crescendo of worship. In this album you can see how Charles Billingsley gives God all the glory. He truly takes to heart, “Not I But Christ”

Moving forward into an end time revival of Worship, honoring our Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ. The songs on this recording are focused and concentrated on the awesomeness of God, the vastness of His goodness & power and the depth of His love.

The Holy Spirit will use this to change countless lives.

Charles has so much passion for bringing the body of Christ into full unadulterated worship. It shines through this recording. It powerfully exalts and sets our worship on the greatness of our God expressed through the Cross & The Blood of Jesus Christ. We have hope for the future because of the mercy, goodness, & kindness of the Lord. 

If you are to buy one album this year this is the worship experience your looking for. Head on over to www.charlesbillingsley.com to check out his new website!!! You can preorder the new album there as well (and encourage your friends to do so!)

By Len & Angie Paxton

Listen to the interview with Charles Billingsley & Pastor Len Paxton: Click Here

“Each time I set out to create a new project it begins with prayer. I ask the Lord to give me wisdom to write songs, choose the best songs, find the perfect producers, and sing well. It’s a lengthy process that can take several months, but when I finally receive that finished master, it’s a wonderful feeling of accomplishment. Then…the work really begins. Now that the project is complete, it is my job to communicate the truth of these songs to you, the listener.” – Charles Billingsley

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Below a video of “The Blood of Jesus”

Save A Life Tour 2015 – Reaching The Inner Cities

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Romans Road and Positively Uplifting Music Productions present the Save A Life Tour 2015. The tour consists of a team of Christian musicians dedicated to using their individual gifts and talents to bless and reach the inner cities through worship, testimony’s and song. Our goals are to lead people to Jesus Christ and provide them with the necessary connections to get involved in group discipleship meetings with Christ oriented churches in the specific location, and be a needed spiritual voice in the communities. The tour will stop in four different cities this spring and summer.

May 16: Kensington/Philadelphia, PA May 30: Camden, NJ July 11: Trenton, NJ July 25: The Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City, The next event is October 17th in Norristown Pa. For more information follow their website…

The budget goal that we are looking to reach is $1,500. Monies raised will do these specific things. The ability to provide food and beverages to the community at each stop, purchase bibles to be distributed to all who will benefit from reading the Word of God, and finally, to cover necessary expenses such as: travel equipment rental, necessary equipment maintenance, gas and tolls.

We appreciate donations of any size. Every dollar raised will help us in our mission to be disciples of Christ and reach those who so need it.

Thank you and God Bless, John Simons and Jason Simons – Romans Road Ministry Brian and Kathy Tucker – Positively Uplifting Music Productions (taken from their website)

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Everfound – Giving Bibles with Passion

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One of our passions is to get bibles into as many hands as we can. For the past 20 years we have been blessed to put bibles in 27 nations of the world. This vision was birthed in my husband Len on a sports track in Manistee MI and since that day, over 18,000 Bibles we have paid for to be distributed by Missionaries.

So I love what The Christian Group Everfound is doing. I love their story and wanted to share that with you…

Taken from their Campaign for bibles:

I remember when I first heard about how our grandmother copied parts of scripture by hand. Back in Soviet Russia, Bibles were nearly impossible to find, so she would copy parts for her kids to take once they left the house. Even though I know it’s true,I struggle to believe that. It’s just crazy to think that there are parts of the world where Bibles are still nearly impossible to obtain. Today. Right now. As I write this, I have an iPhone in my pocket with literally 12 different translations of the Bible. I have a Bible that I used this morning to do my devotions. We are so blessed – yet somewhere in Africa, there is a Christian brother or sister that desperately wants to get to know Jesus more. To learn of all the truth in God’s Word. But they can’t. They don’t have a single Bible.

This is why my brothers and I are so excited about the Mocha Club. They will provide Bibles for people who want them. I remember when we first sat down with the Mocha Club team in Franklin, TN and learned about the Bible school in Africa where pastors are trained. When these pastors graduate, they don’t have a single Bible to their name. Many of them memorize scripture. Many of them write it down, like my grandmother. But now, we can do something about it. We’re so excited to partner with Mocha Club to provide these bibles. For just $9 a month (seriously $9 a month?!) we can provide a Bible for someone desperately seeking to obtain one. We can make a difference! We’re equally excited to present this opportunity for our fans to be part of the calling to spread the good news of Jesus. We believe that, together, we can make a huge difference in leading people closer to the Truth, the Love and the Light that Jesus brings. ”

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Below was taken from their story on their web page:

Before the fall of the Soviet Union, American missionaries would set up Christian radio stations along the Soviet border and transmit the Gospel into the communist territory. Religion was seen as a threat to the Soviet leadership, so the government would try to jam the frequencies. But – as it tends to do – the Gospel would still come through. People listening closely and at the right times could hear the Gospel broadcasting through the radio. Gospel songs. Sermons. Testimonies. For the three brothers of the Russian–‐born band Everfound who immigrated to Denver, Colorado when they were young children, this is part of how their parents learned about Jesus Christ. Their ancenstors’ commitment to their faith resulted in hardships that are difficult for the band, who have spent nearly their entire lives in the United States, to imagine but now serve as their primary inspiration.

Their great–‐uncle spent 20 years in prison for owning a Bible. They grew up with their dad sharing stories of how his youth group was harassed and chased by police dogs after being discovered hiding in the forest for weekly Bible studies. These stories drive the band to be bold about their faith in their artistry. Today, just one generation removed, Everfound can be heard on radio stations all over the world. They tour across the US and around the world, boldly singing the Gospel each night at full volume – without fear of prison or oppression.

Although their ancestors were not legally allowed to profess their Christian faith, Everfound has sung freely and clearly about Jesus on four independent albums, and they do so again on their major label debut with Word Records. “The fact that our music is clearly heard all around the world,” said Nikita Odnoralov, the band’s lead singer and keyboardist. “It’s truly humbling.” Although they never experienced the kind of oppression that their ancestors did at the hand of the Soviets, Everfound has been shaped by the experiences of previous generations. They know that writing songs about their faith in a free society and without fear of oppression is a privilege and not something to be taken lightly.

Their life–‐story is proof that anything is possible. They know that they have a responsibility to the generations that came before them. A responsibility to make the most of their freedom and carry the torch of faith. A responsibility to be stewards of their talents. A responsibility to look forward and chase big dreams. Although the band’s oldest member is still in his early twenties, Everfound plays like a band that has been together for decades. This is probably because they have. “We never set out to be a band, but music was in our genes,” says drummer Yan, the third oldest brother. Born in Russia and raised in the Unites States, the brothers grew up on an eclectic combination of Russian music and American bands like The Killers, 30 Seconds to Mars and Foo Fighters – giving the band a unique and dynamic sound. “We’ve been working on our live show since we were 10 years old,” adds oldest brother Ruslan. They recently rediscovered an old family movie of them when they were young kids. The three brothers were huddled around the piano, all playing together while lead singer Nikita tried to write a song. “There we were – four or five years old – fighting over the piano,” Nikita says. For the three brothers – Nikita (lead vocals/keys), Ruslan (guitar/keys), and Yan (drums) – music has always been a family affair.

Two of their grandparents worked professionally in musical theater and their parents always encouraged a love of music. “Playing piano was required in our house,” says Yan. “As soon as you turned seven, Mom would set you up with a lesson with Grandma who would give you your first piano lesson. We all took classical piano for four or five years before we learned any other instruments.” A few years later, their family attended a church that had a large youth group but no worship band. Their parents bought a few instruments – an electronic drum kit, a saxophone, a keyboard – and the brothers began playing. A little while later, they played a battle of the bands that was next door to their church. After that, they started getting calls from local churches and other bands and things slowly started to happen.

As Everfound started playing more often, they were initially not well received by the Russian–‐ American community who were not used to such bold and public displays of faith in the form of contemporary art such as rock music. “The Russian church has always been very traditional,” Nikita says. “So when we started to play music and our faith began to come out in our music, particularly outside of the church walls, we got a lot of negative feedback from other Russian Christians.” “We love the Russian church, but with them not initially embracing our music we felt that we’d become misfits within our own community,” Ruslan adds. They funneled all of this into their music and it built a new bond between the band and their fans. “When we wrote songs about those experiences, people connected to them,” Ruslan says. “People began to write us letters telling us, ‘I feel like a misfit in my class’ or ‘I’m not accepted by people in my school.’ We started to get more and more letters. God started showing us that this is what we’re supposed to be doing.” Those letters fueled the band, and they still do today. “We exist today because of those letters,” Ruslan says. “That’s the heart behind our band.” Nikita agrees. “As Christians, what do we exist for?” he asks. “Jesus said love your neighbor and love God. If those kids didn’t write those letters, we wouldn’t be here.”

As they began to see the impact God was making through their music, Everfound became inspired and adopted a tenacious work ethic. With Nikita serving as booking manager, they began booking shows anywhere and everywhere. In fact, prior to partnering with Word Entertainment, Everfound found themselves playing more than 150 shows per year and saw their influence grow quickly as they invested in their live show. “We want to provide an experience for our audience that’s impactful,” said Nikita. “We want to take them on a journey with us. That’s why we strive to give 110% every night on stage. At a show, we want our fans to feel and experience the low valleys and the high peaks that inspired our songs in the first place.” With Ruslan serving as producer, the band recorded a series of four independent albums.

Their parents – having already taken a great risk to bring the family to the United States – continued to make sacrifices in order for the band to tour, record and spread their music. By the time they signed with Word Entertainment, they were at a place where they didn’t need a record label, but they took the opportunity because it would enable the band to take their music and their message to places all over the world. All that they have accomplished so far is just preparation for what is yet to come. “If we were just trying to be famous, we would have signed with a label a long time ago,” Nikita says. “But those labels didn’t share the vision for our band. When Word came along, they got it. They let us be ourselves.” For their new self–‐titled album, they wrote 75 songs and narrowed it down to the best 12, including the lead–‐off hit single “Never beyond Repair”. “Every song on this record is about something that we’ve gone through ourselves,” says Nikita. “The struggles, the defeats, the victories, peaks, valleys and everything in between –‐ all written with the goal of reaching people with the love of Christ.” While these songs are intensely personal, they were written with a generation in mind. Everfound’s goal was to write songs that would serve as the soundtrack to people’s daily lives. They were recently involved in the hugely successful miniseries The Bible on The History Channel. Their song “What Love Means” was included on this inspired‐by soundtrack.

They played a huge kickoff event with producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey at Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church. Afterward, Rick Warren tweeted, “Mark my word: This band is going to be HUGE!” Everfound’s family history has taken them from being imprisoned for owning a Bible to appearing on the soundtrack for a show based on the Bible. From having to hide and listen to the Gospel being illegally transmitted into the Soviet Union to now having their songs literally reaching the world with the message of God’s love. Some would chalk it up to coincidence or simple irony, but for Everfound this is a legacy and a calling to follow in their ancestors footsteps and boldly live out their faith. The brothers don’t know specifically where their next chapters will lead, but they know that the future is bigger than they can imagine.

Here is a great video – Everfound – Take This City (feat. Joel of for KING & COUNTRY) | Official Video

“SHOULDERS” By For King & Country

At first it was hard to watch this video. I almost shut it off. BUT THEN, the 2nd half really touched my heart. The Bible says:

John 16:33 …I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.

God loves us so much that He has provided a way for us… We may experience things in life, BUT God is BIGGER than those things.

He says come to Him…. Everyone…. ALL & He WILL give you rest.

Matthew 11:28-30King James Version (KJV)

28 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

29 Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

30 For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

He has BIG shoulders. He is BIGGER than sickness. He is BIGGER than loss. He is BIGGER than weakness. He carries all on His SHOULDERS….

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This is part of the Chorus…
[Chorus:]
My help comes from You
You’re right here, pulling me through
You carry my weakness, my sickness, my brokenness all on Your shoulders
Your shoulders
My help comes from You
You are my rest, my rescue
I don’t have to see to believe that You’re lifting me up on Your shoulders

EVEN WHEN WE DON’T SEE HIM, HE IS NEAR…. And one TOUCH from The Master, can change your world…. THE ONLY HOPE this world has is that special touch!

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More from the song…

When I’m caught deep in the valley
With chaos for my company
I’ll find my comfort here
‘Cause I know that You are near

From Joel & Luke about the video….

When it came to creating a music video for “SHOULDERS,” we knew that it had to carry as much personal and spiritual meaning as the song! We partnered once again with moviemaker and brother, Ben Smallbone (The Proof of Your Love | The Music Video) to write and produce this theatrical and heartfelt piece. After months of writing and rewriting the story, over two days of filming and countless hours refining, we’re more than thrilled to present to you the music video for our song “SHOULDERS!”

– joel & Luke

Watch this video and be blessed…

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Crowder – “Come As You Are” | Live at the Grand Ole Opry | Opry

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BE LIFTED UP TODAY…. COME AS YOU ARE….YOU WILL NOT LEAVE THE SAME

Come out of sadness
From wherever you’ve been
Come broken hearted
Let rescue begin
Come find your mercy
Oh sinner come kneel
Earth has no sorrow
That heaven can’t heal
Earth has no sorrow
That heaven can’t heal

So lay down your burdens
Lay down your shame
All who are broken
Lift up your face
Oh wanderer come home
You’re not too far
So lay down your hurt
Lay down your heart
Come as you are

There’s hope for the hopeless
And all those who’ve strayed
Come sit at the table
Come taste the grace
There’s rest for the weary
Rest that endures
Earth has no sorrow
That heaven can’t cure

So lay down your burdens
Lay down your shame
All who are broken
Lift up your face
Oh wanderer come home
You’re not too far
So lay down your hurt
Lay down your heart
Come as you are
Come as you are
Fall in his arms
Come as you are
There’s joy for the morning
Oh sinner be still
Earth has no sorrow
That heaven can’t heal
Earth has no sorrow
That heaven can’t heal

So lay down your burdens
Lay down your shame
All who are broken
Lift up your face
Oh wanderer come home
You’re not too far
So lay down your hurt
Lay down your heart
Come as you are
Come as you are
Come as you are

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Disciple Rocks – Do you?

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We recently were able to go to a Disciple Concert. We have been blessed by their music for many years. This was more than a concert, this was more than a band who entertains, this was a band who by sharing their faith through their music and their message reached the heart of those who attended.

Their main focus for what they do is to have an eternal impact on the lives of those who come to their concerts. They want to bring God glory in all they do.

When they sing, it is with all their heart and might. Some might not like the harder music but their message is clear.

Through their music the question comes across to the people:

Whom do you say Jesus is?

Matthew 16:15-18King James Version (KJV)

15 He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am?

16 And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God.

17 And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

18 And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

Everyone needs to come to the place where they receive Jesus as the Christ. This is how the gates of hell will not prevail in our lives. They preach Jesus. UPON THIS ROCK….THE GATES OF HELL WILL NOT PREVAIL….

John 10:10The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.

Disciple have become fisher of men…
Matthew 4:19 And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.

Now they reach out to others and they say: Follow me as I follow Christ… (1 Corinthians 11:1)

Their vision is to provide hard rock music through our albums and concerts that is not only entertaining, but is filled with the Word of God.

We saw many come to Christ at their concert. This is a post they put on their page after the concert we went to…This is why we support bands like Disciple….

Had a very special person tonight that has been struggling with suicide…. make me a PROMISE TO LIVE. I want to encourage anyone struggling with suicidal thoughts to “take that option off of the table” for good. We must BELIEVE the truth instead of the LIES.
List of LIES –
1. you are worthless
2. You don’t matter
3. Nobody loves you
4. The pain is too great
List of TRUTH
1. God LOVES YOU
2. You matter. God has a plan for your life to use the gifts and talents that you have.
3. You are precious and valuable to God. He demonstrated His great love for you by giving His life for you on the Cross. His love for you is everlasting. And nothing can separate from the Love of God. Nothing!
4. The pain is great, but God will transform your life through having a relationship with Him. Just like a baby can’t talk yet, but it will get there. It takes time. God will show you how to overcome your pain, and He will even use the bad things in our life to shape us and mold us into this beautiful creature that can OVERCOME anything!!! Never give our hope in Christ. He loves you, you matter, you are precious, and He will teach you how to overcome everything.
If you are struggling with suicide, I want tonight to be the night that you take that option off the table and make a PROMISE TO LIVE. If that’s you, then I want you to respond to this post by saying “I PROMISE TO LIVE”
#promisetolive

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Here are the words to one of my favorite songs…

“Radical”
I’ll be a Radical
It’s easy too find one that will compromise
but it’s not easy to find one that’s willing to stand
But the road to hell is wide
but to haven it’s one way it’s one truth it’s one life
That’s why we’re not ashamed of the name of Jesus
and we don’t care if the whole world sees us
From our chains he has set us free
and I could never repay what he has given to me
I’ve been radically loved
I’ve been radically changed
By his grace I have been radically saved
and I’ll live my life no other way
With my hart with my soul
Till the day I die I’ll be a Radical
With my blood with my bones
It’s easy to find someone that’s willing to die
but it’s not easy find someone that’s willing to live
I want to walk in his footsteps even if the world hates me
ready to love and not afraid to forgive
Never ashamed of the name of Jesus
and yeah we want the whole world to see us
see He’s burning in our harts
offering mercy with outstretched arms
Not just my mouth but let my hands speak the glory of God
Not just my mouth but let my hands speak the glory of God

Disciple LIVE…

Kevin Young speaks at a concert…