17 Oct 2014

Lord, I Just Want You0

Lately, I’ve found myself voicing a simple prayer
One that echoes in my head, my heart, everywhere
Lord, I just want You
It’s simple and yet full
Lord, I just want You
It’s elegant and yet cool
Lord, I just want You
This means everything else is secondary
Lord, I just want You
For the philosophies of man are elementary
Lord, I just [...]

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29 Sep 2014

Living Water0

Jesus told the Samarian woman at the well, “Everyone who drinks of this water will thirst again; [meaning, you will be thirsty again tomorrow and will have to return to this well] but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will give him will [...]

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7 Aug 2014

Christ, Our Victor1

Scripture describes Christ as a Victor in war, making His captives out to be mere trophies. In Colossians, we learn He “disarmed the rulers and authorities, He made a public display of them, having triumphed over them through Him.” To disarm means to strip of every weapon. He publicly humiliated His enemies, defeating them and [...]

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16 Jul 2014

Christ is Lord2

Colossians 1:15-20 is a powerful portion of Scripture displaying Christ’s Lordship. Some theologians wonder if Paul was actually quoting an early hymn of praise because of the perfection of its meter and the repetition of its ideas. Regardless, I have found it to be of great comfort to me when life is tossing me around. [...]

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20 Jun 2014

Chocolate Cake vs. The Word2

Paul tells us the Word of Christ is to “richly dwell within us.” As a lyricist and a lover of words, there are certain words I enjoy. Richly is one of them. Here, in Colossians 3, it simply means “abundantly.” Doesn’t richly also sound fulfilling? I imagine a piece of dark chocolate cake . . [...]

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