Category Archives: Worship

You delight in showing mercy | Amanda Cook

This video is a live rendition of a song “Mercy” by Amanda Cook from her “Brave New World” album. We’ve been singing this song at our church. I especially like this verse… Oh love, great love Fear cannot be found in You And there will … Continue reading

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I will build my life upon Your love (Housefires)

Today is my birthday. I was introduced to this planet 61 years ago (on a Sunday). And like everybody else, spent the rest of my time trying to figure out why I’m here. After about 45 years of wandering and … Continue reading

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Help me to love with open arms like You do

There are some songs that are more than just songs; they’re heart-prayers. Every time we sing them, we’re praying from the depths of our soul. One such song for me is “For the One” from Brian & Jenn Johnson’s latest album, “After All These … Continue reading

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There is a River

You and I are in the River of God right now…or should I say, the River is in us. We no longer have to pray for God to “rend the heavens and come down” because Jesus came down, and we live under an open … Continue reading

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Abandoning our addiction to certainty

What if we abandoned our addiction to certainty for surrender and trust? For if we’re ever going to walk off our maps, we must let go of our need to have everything figured out. We’ll never go beyond what we … Continue reading

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Help me let you go

There’s a new United Pursuit album coming out this week titled “Tell All My Friends,” and if the song “Let You Go” is any indication, it should be a good one. I love the soulful spiritual genre of the song, but even more, I … Continue reading

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Happiness or joy?

What if we decided to pursue joy instead of happiness? Happiness (happen-ness) depends on your circumstances. The pursuit of happiness is dependent on something outside of yourself.  When things go well, we’re happy; when they go badly, we’re not happy. 

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