Many of you are still healing from the trauma that institutionalized religion created in your lives. Maybe you just can’t read your Bible right now, or can’t listen to Christian music, or you must avoid your ex-church friends . . . Allow the Lord to lead you, guide you and HEAL you. He’ll bring you back to those things in His timing.
It took me around 12 years of growing in grace before I could really delight in Christian music again. It took that long to recover from the false “praise and worship” methodology that American non-denominational churches impose on their members.
TRUE praise and worship is to live a life of trusting in and resting in the finished work of Jesus Christ. And as He fellowships with us, He may actually speak to you through music!
He’s done this with me twice recently.
Last night, unable to sleep, feeling anxious and uptight, He suddenly spoke to me by “dropping” this song in my brain. It was exactly what I needed to hear! He is such a wonderful friend.
O soul are you weary and troubled
No light in the darkness you see
There’s light for a look at the Savior
And life more abundant and free
Through death into life everlasting
He passed, and we follow Him there
Over us sin no more hath dominion
For more than conquerors we are
Turn your eyes upon Jesus
Look full in His wonderful face
And the things of earth will grow strangely dim
In the light of His glory and grace