MUSIC MONDAY | 21 Years

TobyMac is a Christian rapper. If you listen to Christian radio, you’ve heard his music at some point. He’s been around for a while. Back in October, TobyMac’s son, Truett, passed away. He was 21 years old. Recently, TobyMac released 21 Years as a tribute to Truett Have a listen. Have you dried your eyes yet? I am sorry anytime anyone has to endure such a loss. What I appreciate about TobyMac’s song is twofold……

My top 5 Christmas songs

Maybe I should have made 2 lists. But I decided to do one list and give you a caveat. The message and world-altering aspect of Christmas is the most meaningful aspect of the season. Christ came into the world to save sinners! The gifts, the decorations and all the fluff of Christmas don’t do all that much for me. But there are some songs I can’t wait to hear and sing! So, here’s my top…..

Yet Not I But Through Christ in Me

I love CityAlight!  I’ve listened to their albums and appreciate their ability (willingness) to create songs that are meant for congregations to sing together.  The music is good and the writing is wonderful. Here’s their latest single: Yet Not I But Through Christ in Me For through the law I died to the law, so that I might live to God. I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but…..

The Sweetest Gift

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3browtvP7k

Wow!

Its’ a simple song, but carries a deep sense of grief wrapped in the hope of God.  I hope you’ll listen, and, if your heart is burdened by the loss of a loved one, that you would be encouraged today.

Christmas is about hope, peace and love.  And it all came to us in Christ.  So, may our Lord bring to you those gifts.

Stay blessed…john