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Verse of the Day – Psalm 14:2

Psalm 14:2

Psalm 14:2

I am thankful that the Lord looks out over all mankind, that He looked for me even though I didn’t know Him or understand Him, He still looked for me, He pursued me and came for me when I needed Him most.

LOST IN THE WORLD by GREEN RIVER ORDINANCE
Summer rain falling all around you,

Washing all the doubts to the bone.
In the madness this world it has created,
Don’t forget you’re beautiful.

If you get lost in the world, lost in the world
I’ll be there to find you.
Give your heart and your soul, heart and your soul,
fighting to remind you.
If you get lost in the world, lost in the world
I’ll be there to find you.
Just know I bleed like you,
I bleed like you.

Something, somewhere there’ll be a silver lining.
Break through walls you’re fighting here.
We both know there’s no easy way around,
But through you’ll hear my words, ringing out.

If you get lost in the world, lost in the world
I’ll be there to find you.
Give your heart and your soul, heart and your soul,
fighting to remind you.
If you get lost in the world, lost in the world,
I’ll be there to find you.

Just know I bleed like you,
I bleed like you.

There’s no higher mountain I would climb,
To rid you of the fear that rules your mind.
There’s no higher mountain I would climb,
For you to see I am on your side.

There’s no higher mountain I would climb,
To rid you of the fear that rules your mind.
There’s no higher mountain I would climb,
For you to see I am on your side.

Ooh, oh oh. Ooh oh oh oohh.

There’s no higher mountain I would climb,
To rid you of the fear that rules your mind.
Your mind.

 

 

Verse of the Day – 1 Timothy 2:1

1 Timothy 2:1

1 Timothy 2:1

Tonight I pray for those friends who are also struggling through life.

LOST IN THE WORLD by GREEN RIVER ORDINANCE
Summer rain falling all around you
Washing all the doubts to the bone
In the madness this world, it has created
Don’t forget you are beautiful

IF YOU GET LOST IN THE WORLD, LOST IN THE WORLD
I’LL BE THERE TO FIND YOU
GIVE YOUR HEART AND YOUR SOUL, HEART AND SOUL
FIGHTING TO REMIND YOU
IF YOU GET LOST IN THE WORLD, LOST IN THE WORLD
I’LL BE THERE TO FIND YOU
JUST KNOW I BLEED LIKE YOU, I BLEED LIKE YOU

Someday, somewhere there’ll be a silver lining
Break through wars you’re fighting here
We both know there’s no easy way around
Do you hear my words ringing out?

There’s no higher mountain I would climb
To rid you of the fears that rule your mind
There’s no higher mountain I would climb
For you to see that I am on your side

In Need Of Scripture

It’s been another one of those days and they seem to be getter ever worse as each one passes.  Broken sleep and so much work to do isn’t helping, I really feel so worn out, physically, mentally and more importantly emotionally.

Yesterday evening I just couldn’t engage in our Connect Group meeting, it was okay at first, but then as the evening passed and our discussions on distractions in our lives began, the further I descended into my own head once again, I began to cry and just stare out blankly, I think I heard most of what was said, but I don’t really remember, I just sat on the edge of tears most of the night, fighting them, but at times not very successfully.  My friends prayed for me and comforted me, but this is hard, so hard and I just can’t snap out of it.

That seems to be the story of my existence at the moment, everything feels so empty.  I have been searching for Bible verses that help and found a few that I seem to be able to grip onto.

The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you;
he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.  Deuteronomy 31:8

Please feel free to offer any scripture that you think may help, I would really appreciate it.

LOST IN THE WORLD by GREEN RIVER ORDINANCE
Summer rain falling all around you
Washing all the doubts to the bone
In the madness this world, it has created
Don’t forget you are beautiful

IF YOU GET LOST IN THE WORLD, LOST IN THE WORLD
I’LL BE THERE TO FIND YOU
GIVE YOUR HEART AND YOUR SOUL, HEART AND SOUL
FIGHTING TO REMIND YOU
IF YOU GET LOST IN THE WORLD, LOST IN THE WORLD
I’LL BE THERE TO FIND YOU
JUST KNOW I BLEED LIKE YOU, I BLEED LIKE YOU

Someday, somewhere there’ll be a silver lining
Break through wars you’re fighting here
We both know there’s no easy way around
Do you hear my words ringing out?

There’s no higher mountain I would climb
To rid you of the fears that rule your mind
There’s no higher mountain I would climb
For you to see that I am on your side

Just A Normal Saturday Morning At Work?

It was certainly an interesting morning, after a night watching the football (or more precisely Wolverhampton Wanderers verses Crawley) with Paul and Ally, it was once again almost midnight before I went to sleep, actually I remember laying down with the TV on and I don’t remember turning it off!

But I woke early from the middle of a dream, this time it was a good dream, I only hope and pray it was more than a dream, but alas it may just remain a dream!

Incidentally when I woke the TV had gone on to standby mode, when I passed out after drinking with the TV on previously I always thought Victoria came in and turned the TV off!  Maybe I have a TV fairy!

But before the wedding I had to work until midday, which is fine, Saturday mornings pass quite quickly, usually anyway.  We always have the radio on in the shop at work, but Saturday morning radio can be full of talking a very little music, so as I have done on a number of occasions I plugged my iPod into the radio and put one some of my music.

Although my colleagues understand that I am now a Christian and know fully about my struggles over the last few years, I don’t discuss my faith with them, it’s a builders merchants, the conversations around me don’t very often revolve around faith, not usually in a positive anyway.

Although I’ve listened to Christian music for many years, way before I even entered my dark years, my music since last April has predominantly been Christian music, previous to that it was a mixture of Rock music, Christian Rock and some heavy rock music, but not too heavy.  My favourites playlist has a range of different artists and song types, extremely diverse, so I put that on rather than my current playlist of Christian music, although all my current playlist are also on that old playlist.

What was of particular interest was what happened when a Christian song came on, in the past I’ve looked across nervously to check if anyone has noticed and whether their reaction is to turn it off, I’ve even rushed across to the iPod and skipped tracks before as soon as I realised what was playing, but today I just left it.  A number of songs came on and it was interesting to see a customer humming along to “Oh Beautiful” by Skyler Smith and Kim Walker-Smith, not a response I was expecting.

Then as I was talking with my work colleague Andy, it was plainly evident that he was tapping along to Better Is One Day by Kutless, if only he really knew what he was enjoying and tapping along to!

There was one point in the morning when the shop was quite busy, but I could hear a song playing that I hadn’t heard in some time, in fact I couldn’t even remember hearing the song before, it was off that old playlist and not my new one, I think I added it just before I changed what I listened to, however, I couldn’t recall the song, but it caught my attention, maybe because of this or maybe because of the words of the song, I moved over to the iPod to find out what it was.

Then I looked up the lyrics of the song, it was by an artist I had not attributed as Christian, a band that I had dismissed over the last 18 months, but now the song was stuck in my head.

There have been many songs that I have received at the right time, obviously Healing Begins by Tenth Avenue North is a definite point at which I can say I was sent a song that I had to listen to, a song that spoke the right words at the right time for me.  This time was no different, after the last week, the lyrics were just what I needed to hear, so whilst I’ve been at home between the wedding and the reception later I’ve just had it on repeat and why not, it’s a great song with a great message.

Take a listen, read the lyrics, I hope it encourages you like it has me today.

LOST IN THE WORLD by GREEN RIVER ORDINANCE
Summer rain falling all around you
Washing all the doubts to the bone
In the madness this world, it has created
Don’t forget you are beautiful

IF YOU GET LOST IN THE WORLD, LOST IN THE WORLD
I’LL BE THERE TO FIND YOU
GIVE YOUR HEART AND YOUR SOUL, HEART AND SOUL
FIGHTING TO REMIND YOU
IF YOU GET LOST IN THE WORLD, LOST IN THE WORLD
I’LL BE THERE TO FIND YOU
JUST KNOW I BLEED LIKE YOU, I BLEED LIKE YOU

Someday, somewhere there’ll be a silver lining
Break through wars you’re fighting here
We both know there’s no easy way around
Do you hear my words ringing out?

There’s no higher mountain I would climb
To rid you of the fears that rule your mind
There’s no higher mountain I would climb
For you to see that I am on your side