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Verse of the Day – John 10:10

John 10:10

John 10:10

For years I let the alcohol steal my life, it took everything I had and did it’s best to take my life, but when I opened the door to Christ, I found life.

WHEN YOU WALK INTO THE ROOM by BRYAN AND KATIE TORWALT
When You walk into the room
Everything changes
Darkness starts to tremble
At the light that you bring
When You walk into the room
Every heart starts burning
Than just to sit here at your feet
And worship you
We worship you

We Love You, and we’ll never stop
We can’t live without You, Jesus
We Love You, We can’t get enough
All this is for You, Jesus

When You walk into the room
Sickness starts to vanish
Every hopeless situation
Ceases to exist
When You walk into the room
The dead begin to rise
Cause there is resurrection life
In all You do

We Love You, and we’ll never stop
We can’t live without You, Jesus
We Love You, We can’t get enough
All this is for You, Jesus

Come and consume God
All we are
We give You permission
Our hearts are Yours
We want You
We want You

Come and consume God
All we are
We give You permission
Our hearts are Yours
We want You
We want You

Come and consume God
All we are
We give You permission
Our hearts are Yours
We want You
We want You

Come and consume God
All we are
We give You permission
Our hearts are Yours
We want You
We want You

We Love You, and we’ll never stop
We can’t live without You, Jesus
We Love You, We can’t get enough
All this is for You, Jesus

Oh how we love You
Oh how we love You

 

Verse of the Day – Psalm 62:6

Psalm 62:6

Psalm 62:6

As another sober week passes, now 265 weeks and counting, I am ever thankful for His fortress.  The world has tried to shake me, the past has tried to knock, but He, my Lord has been my rock, my shelter and my all.

I NEED YOU by SIXTEEN CITIES
Sometimes I only focus
On the places that I go
And I forget why
I get in such a hurry
That it all gets kinda blurry
As it goes by

I try
To keep my head above
The noise
That’s drowning out your voice

Chorus:
I need you
To bring your peace
I need you
To quiet me
Remind this heart that you are enough
I need you
To bring new life
And break through
The walls inside
Remind this heart that you are enoughh

This life can be distracting
And I end up just reacting
‘Til I break down
I lose sight of what I’m after
When I’m looking for an answer
So I reach out
‘Cause I
Can’t do this on my own
So I
Rely on you alone
On you alone

I need you
To bring your peace
I need you to quiet me
Remind this heart that you are enough
I need you
To bring new life
And break through
The walls inside
Remind this heart that you are enough
Lord, you’re enough

You’re the air I need
Without you I can’t breathe
So give me eyes to see
Your hand is holding me

(Yes, I can hear you, calling out to me)

I need you
To bring your peace
And I need you
To quiet me
Remind this heart that you are enough
I need you
To bring new life
And break through
The walls inside
Remind this heart that you are enough
I need you

(In the chaos, in the storm)
I need you
(In the battle, in the war)
I need you
(In the chaos, in the storm)
I need you

 

Verse of the Day – Psalm 94:18

Psalm 94:18

Psalm 94:18

There has been so many times in this sober journey where I have felt my foot slip, but though I may slip, He never let me fall, when it was too hard to go on, He rested with me, when I didn’t want to go on anymore, He walked by my side, my encouragement through every night, His unfailing Love has seen me through everything.

UNSTOPPABLE LOVE by JESUS CULTURE & KIM WALKER-SMITH
Try to stop Your love, and You would wage a war
Try to take the very thing, You gave Your life for
And You would come running, tear down every wall
All the while shouting, “My love you’re worth it all!”

God, You pursue me, with power and glory
Unstoppable love that never ends
You’re unrelenting, with passion and mercy
Unstoppable love that never ends

You broke into the silence, and sang a song of hope
A melody resounding, in the deep of my soul
You have come running, You tore down every wall
All the while shouting, “My love you’re worth it all!”

God, You pursue me, with power and glory
Unstoppable love that never ends
You’re unrelenting, with passion and mercy
Unstoppable love that never ends

No sin, no shame, no past, no pain
Can separate me from Your love
No height, no depth, no fear, no death
Can separate me from Your love

No sin, no shame, no past, no pain
Can separate me from Your love
No height, no depth, no fear, no death
Can separate me from Your love

God, You pursue me, with power and glory
Unstoppable love that never ends
You’re unrelenting, with passion and mercy
Unstoppable love that never ends

No sin, no shame, no past, no pain
Can separate me from Your love
No height, no depth, no fear, no death
Can separate me from Your love

No sin, no shame, no past, no pain
Can separate me from Your love
No height, no depth, no fear, no death
Can separate me from Your love

No sin, no shame, no past, no pain
Can separate me from Your love
No height, no depth, no fear, no death
Can separate me from Your love

No sin, no shame, no past, no pain
Can separate me from Your love
No height, no depth, no fear, no death
Can separate me from Your love

 

He Has Forgiven – Colossians 3:13-14

He Has Forgiven – Colossians 3:13-14

For what I did
For who I was
I am forgiven

For my addictions
For my sins
I am forgiven

For all the foolishness
For all the darkness
He has forgiven

So, for all they say
For all they do
I will forgive

Just as He has forgiven me

Colossians 3:13-14

Colossians 3:13-

Verse of the Day – Psalm 32:5

Psalm 32:5

Psalm 32:5

From my first meeting with my Pastor I began to confess to all my sins and the control my addiction had over my actions, from that night I stopped hiding, more importantly I stopped hiding the truth from myself, by being open, I found out more about myself and who I had become that I ever realised.  I confessed this all to God and asked for help and strength to overcome, He forgave my sins and answered my prayers.

So five years on I can still speak my testimony of God’s great works.

ECHO THE SON by RED ROCKS CHURCH WORSHIP
House this heart so prone to leave
Yield my pride oh Lord to Thee
May my prayer echo the Son
Not my will but Yours be done

’cause Lord You are worthy
You raise me up mighty and strong
Let my testimony, be all for Your glory
Be all for Your Kingdom to come

Oh-ohhhhhhhhh-ohhh
Oh-ohhhhhh oh-ohh-ohhhh

For God alone my soul will wait
My trust and hope in You I place
Evermore my prayer shall be-eeeee-oh-ohh
Oh let Your will be done in me
Oh-ohhhh-ohh

’cause Lord You are worthy
You raise me up mighty and strong
Let my testimony, be all for Your glory
Be all for Your Kingdom to come

’cause Lord You are worthy
You raise me up mighty and strong
Let my testimony, be all for Your glory
Be all for Your Kingdom to come

Oh-ohhhhhhhhh-ohhh
Oh-ohhhhhh oh-ohh-ohhhh

I will trust in You
For You are in control
Falling on my knees
Oh I surrender all

Oh I will trust in You
For You are in control
Falling on my knees
Oh I surrender all

Oh I will trust in You
For You are in control
Falling on my knees
Oh I surrender all

Oh I will trust in You
For You are in control
Falling on my knees
Oh I surrender all

Oh I will trust in You
Oh I will trust in You (Oh-ohh-ohhh)
Yes I will trust in You
Oh I will trust in You
Oh-ohh Lord

Lord You are worthy
You raise me up mighty and strong
Let my testimony, be all for Your glory
Be all for Your Kingdom to come

’cause Lord You are worthy
You raise me up mighty and strong
Let my testimony, be all for Your glory
Be all for Your Kingdom to come

’cause Lord You are worthy
You raise me up mighty and strong

Verse of the Day – Micah 7:18

Micah 7:18

Micah 7:18

There is no other like God, there is simply no other God.  I am thankful that five years ago He forgave my sins, He lifted the burden of addiction from my hands and led to a Church and His people, where the healing process could truly begin.

His mercy set this life free, I owe my all to our God.

GOD OF ALL MY DAYS by CASTING CROWNS
I came to You with my heart in pieces
And found the God with healing in His hands
I turned to You, put everything behind me
And found the God who makes all things new
I looked to You, drowning in my questions
And found the God who holds all wisdom
And I trusted You and stepped out on the ocean
You caught my hand among the waves
‘Cause You’re the God of all my days

Each step I take
You make a way
And I will give You all my praise
My seasons change, You stay the same
You’re the God of all my days

I ran from You, I wandered in the shadows
And found a God who relentlessly pursues
I hid from You, haunted by my failure
And found the God whose grace still covers me
I fell on You when I was at my weakest
And found the God, the lifter of my head
And I’ve worshiped You
And felt You right beside me
You’re the reason that I sing
‘Cause You’re the God of all my days

Each step I take
You make a way
And I will give You all my praise
My seasons change, You stay the same
You’re the God of all my days

In my worry, God You are my stillness
In my searching, God You are my answers
In my blindness, God You are my vision
In my bondage, God You are my freedom
In my weakness, God You are my power
You’re the reason that I sing
‘Cause You’re the God of all my days

Each step I take
You make a way
And I will give You all my praise
My seasons change, You stay the same
You’re the God of all my days

In my blindness, God You are my vision
In my bondage, God You are my freedom
All my days

 

Home

Home

Time spent wandering aimlessly
Knocking upon doors
That never received me
The only place that with open arms
Would ever receive me
Was deep at the bottom of the bottle
I was blind
And my ears distorted
I could hear the words
But always turned my face

It took the edge of death
To bring me to life
My eyes were opened
I could see the door
The door wide open
That I had ran from so many times
Where the Father stood with open arms
Waiting
Waiting for me to come home
To release me from my chains

In open arms my heart fell
Clothed in the love of the beloved Son
The One who gave His life for my soul
Now held me same within arms
I came home to the Father’s heart
Felt the love which I’d searched so hard
All my addiction just fell away
I rose again
Now I could see
The Son who for died for me