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HOW GOSPEL MUSIC SAVED ME

I am not really a religious person. But I value my faith. I may not go to church regularly but I try my best to do good to others. I am not really a prayerful person. Most of the time I am at a loss for words and I really do not know what to say. But I sing Christian songs and gospel music and they say that is more than enough praise and prayer for our Lord. This is just one simple example of how gospel music has saved me. When I want to pray but do not know how to start or what to say, I listen to gospel music and I am instantly taken to a special place where it is just me and my God. The rhythm and the lyrics connect me to our Lord. The music is like a current sense resistor circuit that connects to me. I know that I do not need to utter any more words. My God understands what I am going through and what I need in my life.

Gospel music has played a special part in my life. I grew up listening to Christian songs and have memorized the words by heart. When I am alone, I sing those Christian songs in my mind and I know I am in prayer. I am moved to tears by the music and the words – asking for forgiveness, asking for help, praising God, and thanking the Lord for everything. Gospel music soothes me when I am stressed about life and when everything seems to be falling apart. I can hear God’s message of love and hope through these special songs. I am motivated to carry on with my life, to still do good no matter what, even if it does not seem to be of importance to others. I am comforted by God’s message that He will stand beside me through the storm. I trust that things will be okay and everything will pass. For everything there is a season and everything has its time. I accept the situation I am in because  I know that our Savior Jesus Christ who has allowed these challenges to befall upon me will give me the strength and enable me to surpass everything that life throws at me. I am strong and I am loved. I am saying these things because I feel that I have been dealt with so much in life. There were many times when I wanted to give up. There were instances when I wanted to ask God why He allowed bad things to happen to me. But then I would hear gospel music and I would be still. Gospel music makes me calm amidst all the challenges and storms. Gospel music makes me believe in God’s promises. I may not read the Bible every day but I am reminded of God’s words whenever I listen to gospel music. I hold on to God’s promise that all things will work together for all those who love Him. Because I do love Him. And that is how the gospel music has saved me – by constantly reminding me of God’s love and promises.

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Are you looking for a good place to share and learn the Gospel? Do you want to hear various types of Gospel songs and share it with other people? With technology and the internet, we all know how easy it is now to stream songs, support the people and artists we idolize and share many things with the world. This time, why not share the good news, the words of God, the Gospel from the Bible, and let us be inspired by their songs?

A few years ago, a few people helped us discover a group of Gospel singers who encouraged us to do inspiring things like they do. As a teenager way back, I find it very interesting to hear music that shares the good news and let me know more about it all. I met one of the greatest Gospel singers back, the wonderful Dorinda Clark Cole. She was so beautiful, so full of energy, full of inspiration, and I feel so blessed to hear her amazing voice while singing Gospel songs. There are many other people and singers like her who performed that night but after that, I was inspired more to do good things because of her powerful music. This included converting our very own garage into a place of worship. After a few years, A1 Garage Door Service in Milwaukee helped us with our garage door upon my request. I wanted to fix this room since I want to practice playing instruments there instead of using another room or going to the basement.

These past few years, I learned how to sing and play instruments to share the Gospel and my other feelings as well as emotions. Back then, I would never have thought that something like Gospel music and singers would give me opportunities for myself to open my own interests and talents. It has been long yet the night I first listened to Dorinda Clark Cole is still engraved in my heart and my mind. Because of that, I grew up expressing myself more than I expected through music and instruments. It was very colorful and I loved improving myself with these kinds of songs and music around me. It’s as if a new door was opened in front of me and there laid everything I’ve been finding my whole life.

I should say that gospel music did not only give me the inspiration to take the path of music, but it also encouraged me to be positive, be more bright, and always be with God. Actually, it was the best thing that happened to me, to be inspired by Gospels, learn the good news, the words of God, be motivated through music, and keep going with life. There were many times that I’ve felt so down, so miserable, and sad with this life, however, thinking about the purpose and reason for my being, I gained more strength and positivity. I hope more people can find out that these things so that it can also change their lives like it did with mine. Let us be in peace, be inspired by music, and learn through the Gospel.