Slave

Below are lyrics to a song the Lord gave me a few years ago.  You can listen to it here. *** I declare I love my Master, and I don’t want to go free (Exodus 21:5). He has shared His life with me, and I don’t want to be apart from Him (Exodus 21:6).  …

Secret Place

I’ve been thinking about Psalm 91 lately.  This passage teaches us about being in Christ.  He is our secret place, our dwelling wherein we are safe and at rest (Psalm 91:1-2, 9).  The New Testament tells us that, in Christ, we are crucified and dead to sin.  In Christ, we are also raised from the…

‘Tis So Sweet

I’ve had the hymn, “‘Tis So Sweet to Trust in Jesus” on my mind today.  There are a couple things I love about it. One, it speaks of the restful, abiding relationship we have in Christ.  He is the vine, we are the branches.  We need only live in Him and draw from Him (John…

The More I Come to Know You–Musical Guest Post

Emee O’Reilly is a dear friend and leads worship at our church.  Over the years, the Lord has given her many songs.  Emee’s music has a way of bypassing all my defenses.  There is a quality about it that leaves me completely vulnerable before the Lord.  Today’s post features a song from her album, The Alabaster…

These Are the Wounds

For Good Friday, I wanted to share the words of a song the Lord gave me years ago. These are the wounds that I received in the house of my friends who turned against me. He with whom I ate bread has lifted his hand against me, and I am lonely. But the Spirit of…

The Only Truth I Know

Simon & Garfunkel “I stand alone without beliefs.  The only truth I know is you.” —Paul Simon, “Kathy’s Song” Paul Simon wrote the above lyric for a woman.  “Kathy’s Song” is a love song par excellance.  Yet every time I hear this line from the song, I cannot help but think of the Lord.  Over…

The One

Recently, our family has been listening to the soundtrack of Frozen.  It’s my daughter’s favorite movie right now so we’re all into it  🙂  One of the songs (sung by princess Anna) is about a ball happening that night.  Anna sings that she is excited to meet everyone.  Then she adds, “What if I meet THE…

My Sister, My Bride

The following are lyrics to a song the Lord gave me a few years ago.  (Listen to the song here).  The words are based on Song of Songs 4:8-5:1.  At the time of their writing, Solomon was poetically praising his lover.  In the Spirit, we can hear Jesus singing a love song to His bride,…

Reject All Lies. I Am in Christ.

Living Sacrifice album cover Living Sacrifice is one of my favorite bands.  The other day I was listening to a compilation of their songs that I put together.  As the chorus of one of the songs came on, it seemed the Holy Spirit was pounding the lyrics into me: “Reject all lies!  Reject all lies!”…

What the Lord Said…

This what the Lord said to me last night: “If you never sinned you still wouldn’t be righteous.” “All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags” (Isaiah 64:6).  “Because of Him I have suffered the loss of all things and consider them filth, so that I…